“We thought it would be really funny to write a song about oral sex," says Lydia. The thought is funny indeed, but this song is devastatingly sad,...Read more
Lydia Loveless is on the front page of SPIN talking about trading banjos and fiddles for fuzzy layers of punk guitars on her forthcoming album 'Somewhere Else,' the album she wrote and scrapped prior to this one, almost losing her mind in 2013, and the minimal likelihood that she'll kick your ass...physically, that is.
It's a...Read more
"I'm talking to people who were 6 years old when 'The Brooklyn Side' came out. It's like their fathers passed it down, and there's fables surrounding it or something. It's funny to hear the younger people talking about it, in terms of thinking things were way more awesome than they actually were. When you're eating at the Waffle House and...Read more
Check out the story and interview in the Minneapolis City Pages.
Now THAT'S dedication! He ain't tellin' off his driver or bitching cuz the satellite TV is cutting on the...Read more
See the birth (and most likely death) of the FREAKONS at the Hideout on Sunday September 22nd in Chicago....the offspring of two very aged parents with all the attendant problems, the Mekons and Freakwater combine their musical talents to sing songs of the old mines for your delectation.
And all at the very civilized time of 6pm...Who would miss...Read more
Ever wonder what goes on in the studio? Ever wonder how music is created? The process? The arguments? The appearance of Yoko Ono grinding things to a halt? How to feed the USC marching band when they show up to record their parts? Who separates the green M&Ms from the red M&Ms in the break room?
Then we've got the blog...Read more