Rolfe Neigenfind Interview

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Back in February of this year, I interviewed Charlotte based songwriter and musician Rolfe Neigenfind. He was in the middle of a crowdfunding campaign to raise money to record his first album, which is now a reality. He learned that it is even more costly and time consuming than originally … Continue reading

LISTEN: Kurt Cobain Covers The Beatles’ “And I Love Her”

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Serious Nirvana and Kurt Cobain fans will likely remember when the acoustic demo of Cobain playing a cover of The Beatles’ “And I Love Her” briefly landed online back in April before getting pulled. The song was part of the soundtrack to the documentary Montage of Heck, and has now … Continue reading

Tom Waits Interview Animated, Blank on Blank

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Drop whatever you’re doing, there’s a new PBS Blank on Blank animation, and this time it features an interview with Tom Waits. The interview was conducted by Chris Roberts in 1988, and is appropriately titled “Tom Waits on Everything and Nothing.” The bit about the moles at Stonehenge is pure … Continue reading

50 Years of David Bowie Hairstyles in a Single GIF

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Artist Helen Green created a GIF displaying her drawings of 50 years of David Bowie hairstyles. She posted the GIF to her Tumblr – on January 8th, 2015, the musician and icon’s 68th birthday – and it quickly went viral. Bowie is famous for reinvention, both in his musical style … Continue reading

Woman Creates Journey “Open Arms” Cover with Singamajigs Singing Toy Symphony (Video)

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The cute/creepy/annoying (depending your perspective) singing toys Sing-a-ma-jigs were first made YouTube famous by young adult author and video blogger John Green, who made them harmonize in his video “Making Adorable Music.” While that was a fun and somewhat impressive video, YouTuber eknightmusic has taken the Sing-a-ma-jigs choir idea to … Continue reading

Watch ‘Kurt and Courtney’ Free Online

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Kurt and Courtney Documentary by Nick Broomfield (1998) Kurt Cobain died in 1994 at the age of 27. It was ruled a suicide, but a theory soon emerged that Cobain may have been murdered. This theory was furthered by private investigator Tom Grant, who is featured heavily in the film. … Continue reading

Roz and the Rice Cakes in Studio, 1809 Sessions (Video)

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Roz and the Rice Cakes Perform “Push and Pull”  Providence, Rhode Island’s Roz and the Rice Cakes have toured extensively this summer, taking their atmospheric, jazzy indie rock all over the country. While on the road, they stopped into 1809 Studios, in Macedon, New York, to record a live, session version … Continue reading

André 3000 as Jimi Hendrix, First Look (VIDEO)

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André Benjamin as Hendrix in All By My Side  The first bit of footage of André Benjamin, aka OutKast’s André 3000, portraying Jimi Hendrix for the recently premiered biopic All Is By My Side has finally seen the light of day. From the looks of it, fans should be pretty … Continue reading

The John Lurie Interview

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John Lurie has one of those careers that makes a quick and easy summation difficult. It’s possible you know him from his work as a film actor, most notably in The Last Temptation of Christ (Scorsese), Paris, Texas (Wim Wenders), Down By Law and Stranger Than Paradise (Jim Jarmusch). Or … Continue reading

Tame Impala Asks Fans if They Should Accept 100,000 Dollars to License Music for a Commercial

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The Australian psychedelic indie rock band Tame Impala has taken to their Facebook page to ask fans if they should allow their music to be licensed for a commercial. They wrote: “got offered $100,000 for a song to be on a mobile phone ad. What should i do fans????” At … Continue reading