Priests: “An island in a sea of capitalism” (Phoenix New Times)

I got to interview Priests (who’ll be playing Valley Bar tonight) for the Phoenix New Times. It was a fascinating interview, and one that I looked forward to- their new album, “Nothing Feels Natural”, is an astonishing piece of music.

Phoenix New Times: Priests On George Clinton, Portishead, and Cultural Appropriation

Legs McNeil & Gillian McCain Look Back On 20 Years Of “Please Kill Me” (Phoenix New Times)

My latest piece for the Phoenix New Times: I got a chance to interview the authors of one of my all-time favorite books, “Please Kill Me.” It took GREAT restraint on my part not to spazz out like a geek during the whole time we were talking.

Phoenix New Times: Legs McNeil & Gillian McCain Look Back On 20 Years Of “Please Kill Me”

Aliens With Gass Goes Where No Phoenix Radio Shows Have Gone Before

Phoenix has got a lot going for it. Plenty of wonderful weirdness to lose yourself in, if you can scratch past the surface. For starters- we’ve got a weekly alien rock’n’roll radio program! I did an interview and profile of the “Aliens With Gass” show for Phoenix New Times. Click the link and check it out!

Phoenix New Times: Aliens With Gass Goes Where No Phoenix Radio Shows Have Gone Before

Fang’s Sam McBride Talks Trump And Punk Rock’s Future

Here’s an interview I did recently with Fang frontman Sam McBride for the Phoenix New Times. Fang are playing a VD show at Rips Bar, so if you’re in town and you’ve got no plans with your honey, that’s one good way to spend the 14th.

Phoenix New Times: Fang’s Sam McBride Talks Trump And Punk Rock’s Future

Michael “Red” Comunale Explains Why He’s Shuttering 56th Street Records After 17 Years (Phoenix New Times)

Here’s my latest piece for the Phoenix New Times: An interview with 56th Street Records owner Michael Red on why he’s closing down his local music label after 17 years of putting out downtown albums.

Phoenix New Times: Michael “Red” Comunale Explains Why He’s Shuttering 56th Street Records After 17 Years