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Penelope Spheeris and Anna Fox talk Decline Of Western Civilization

October 16th, 2015

It was my pleasure to chat up filmmaker Penelope Spheeris and her daughter Anna Fox this week. The pair teamed up to at long last produce the DVD and Blu Ray versions of Spheeris' acclaimed Decline Of Western Civilization documentaries. For our purposes we focused mainly on the first film, a stunning 1981 portrayal of punk rock in LA circa 1979 and...

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Peter Buck Record: They Buried The Lede

September 30th, 2015

Since retiring from R.E.M. Peter Buck has busied himself doing whatever he wants basically. Next up is "Warzone Earth" with guests Jeff Tweedy and Krist Novoselic. That's all well and good, but Pete also let slip that he's working on a record with the legendary Jayhawks. That's a no-brainer right there. Read all about it. 

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Faith No More: They Peed On Axl Rose's Teleprompter

August 17th, 2015

If you love the band check out this recent piece from the Guardian. 

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Filmmaker Wes Orshoski On His New Damned Film

August 14th, 2015

The director of the great rock doc "Lemmy" is back with his new, critically acclaimed project "The Damned: Don't You Wish We Were Dead." We're screening it for Reelin and Rockin at The Gateway Film Center Wednesday August 19th at 8pm. I learned a few things I did not know. For instance a certain legendary recluse nearly emerged from his mother's h...

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TV On The Radio/Faith No More Side Project Coming

August 5th, 2015

Well this should be fascinating. Mike Patton, Tende Adebimpe and rapper Doseone are together Nevermen. Their long in the works debut is due this fall. Details and a song here. 

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