Grant Hart, Husker Du, and the perils of being “The Other Singer”

I wrote a piece about Grant Hart for the Phoenix New Times. It’s about his role in Husker Du, and why he doesn’t get enough credit for the band’s staggering greatness.

Phoenix New Times: Why Husker Du’s Grant Hart Was One of the All-Time Greats

 

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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