The Sebadoh frontman and Dinosaur Jr. bassist spoke about writing his songs on a modified ukulele, the unexpected influence he takes from hardcore punk music, and the strange life of his 1995 hit, “Natural One.”
In an effort to combat secondary market price-gouging for his early output, the Oh Sees frontman is putting out a trio of reissues on his own Castle Face Records. He spoke to AllMusic about his trajectory from then to now, why he’s leaving the old music untouched, and what we can all learn from Iron Maiden.
The veteran sideman and solo artist shares stories and an exclusive first listen to his new album, which features the final unreleased songs from a long-distance writing session conducted with Lou Reed in the late 1970s.
Gabriela Quintero shares her experience of coming up with a new arrangement for the 1971 prog epic, and flashes back to her childhood memories of hearing Pink Floyd and why she always returns to its profound emotions.
During Women’s History Month, our classical editors celebrated women’s contributions, shining spotlights on the conductors, composers, and performers who continue to celebrate classical music’s past while pushing the form forward.
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame-inducted guitarist shares photos and memories of his hometown, along with reminiscences of his work on the influential Wild Style soundtrack, staying with William Burroughs in Kansas, and witnessing an iconic Rolling Stones performance.