It’s a dream world now. But like I always say, everybody has access to a piece of paper and a pencil. But how many great stories are written?
“ I stopped my son from playing videogames, and he began to develop all kinds of creative skills.”
“When people compare us to My Bloody Valentine, I think it’s because they were the last band outside of the mainstream to actually infiltrate the mainstream.”
I admire Walt Whitman–his idealism, generosity, grace, and joy.
Both are highly esteemed musicians, fronting genre-shredding outfits that offer up elaborate and cerebral musical explorations.
“I hope the grassroots is able to take back control of hip-hop, and in the process take control of its own destiny.”
Welcome to Morphizm’s collection of my Salon column, “Writing in the Margins.” I’d like to thank my editor, my family and, most importantly, my planet.
Like Gabriel García Márquez, to whom they’re frequently compared, the Hernandez brothers find the immanent transcendent in the drudgery of everyday life.
The Pixies cast a long shadow over modern rock’s past — and future.
Black Francis summarily reformed the band 12 years after they’d called it quits, and set about touring the world like nothing ever happened.
Art and politics blur at your local concert venue, where artists from Ani DiFranco to Pearl Jam are making voter turnout their mission.
That the American intelligentsia finally seems ready to admit that Spiegelman was speaking truth to power in the dark years of 2002 and 2003 ought to make us sleep a little better at night
Armed with an arsenal of new-and old-world technology, and primed to spread his funk-drenched vitriol across the world, Rob Sonic is indie hip-hop’s newest jack popping out of the box.
Slam poet Saul Williams’ reality is a lyrical one. But don’t tell him he’s keepin’ it real.
They are standing in the way of history, trying to turn everything, politically and spiritually, back to a medieval vision of the world. Whereas they’re perfectly entitled to have whatever worldview they like, I would suggest that humanity is moving in a forward direction.
“I think poetry is more popular now than it has been in the last 100 years, at least.”
Those who run this country and hand-feed carefully crafted propaganda to the media will immediately and automatically label a show of genuine curiosity about the world and the role of the U.S. government in it as unpatriotic.
When people say that it must have been hard to make this movie, I just go, “Uh, no.” Being an offshore oil worker, that was hard. But this?
“We just feel each other. And it’s good to see that spark in the younger generation. “
“Anywhere else, you would have a conversation on how unacceptable this is,” Richter explains. “But a fan of the absurd would say, ‘Where do we start?’“
Lynch’s style became his signature, to the point where reviewers, unable to comprehend, simply claimed that Lynch was being Lynch.