April 24, 2014

MINERAL Reunites

As I posted on Facebook earlier, WOW. Mineral getting back together, even if it is only to play shows, is one of the most amazing and unlikely reunions I could have imagined. Their short existence was so tumultuous and volatile, I just never saw it coming. 17 years later!

Brooklyn Vegan
Pitchfork
NPR
AV Club



Here is my 2009 interview with lead singer Chris Simpson.

April 16, 2014

Roy Ira plays Mogwai

A few nights ago in Nashville a bunch of local bands played 3-song sets, all covers. Roy Ira picked Mogwai, and performed great versions of "Hunted By a Freak, "Waltz for Aidan", and "Friend of the Night". Here is the first and best of the three (you can also watch the other two on YouTube):