The Emotron on Voodoo and Ween

One man band and weirdo performance artist extraordinaire The Emotron is playing in the Valley tonight. I got a chance to interview him for Phoenix New Times. We talked about Ween, voodoo trances, and what it’s like being a one man synth band.

Phoenix New Times: One Man Band The Emotron On Voodoo Trances And Wearing His Father’s Clothes

Taiwan Housing Project on Death, Musical Influences, and UFO Houses

Noisy psych-jazz-punks-rootsy dynamos Taiwan Housing Project will be playing a FREE show tonight at Valley Bar (with Soft Shoulder). I know where I’m going to be this evening. 🙂 Here’s an interview I did with the band for Phoenix New Times.

Phoenix New Times: Taiwan Housing Project on the Roots of the Band’s Demented Punk Sound

Otep on The Metal Scene And Why Labels Are For Soup Cans And Boner Pills (PHOENIX NEW TIMES)

Yesterday Otep played Club Red in Mesa. I got a chance to interview her a few days before the show. It was a lively conversation – she went off on a wide range of topics (especially on politics and her views on “the metal scene”).

Phoenix New Times: Otep On The Metal Scene And Why Labels Are For Soup Cans And Boner Pills

Power and Lyricism: Silent Movies Find Voices In The Invincible Czars (TUCSON WEEKLY)

Behold! My first piece with the fine folks at Tucson Weekly. It’s about TONIGHT’S Invincible Czars show in Tucson. They’ll be performing an original live score to a screening of the silent Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde.

Tucson Weekly: Power and Lyricism: Silent Movies Find Voices In The Invincible Czars

Here’s The Story Behind Slow Poisoner’s “No Grandmas” (PHOENIX NEW TIMES)

I got a chance to interview one of my favorite musicians/artists/carny barkers for the Phoenix New Times. The Slow Poisoner opened up about his dreams, politics, and why he doesn’t work with “grandmas.”

Phoenix New Times: Here’s The Story Behind Slow Poisoner’s “No Grandmas” Policy