Too dumb to quit
Guitarist/vocalist Dan “Thunder” Bolton of Seattle punk (and sometimes country) band the Supersuckers talks about longevity, songwriting and owning a record label.
Julia Minamata juliaminamata.com
Bob Seger’s secret sonic past
In 1967, “Heavy Music” by Bob Seger and the Last Heard was a hit in the Detroit area. The protopunk song reveals a totally different, totally excellent side of the man most of us know as a Heartland balladeer.
Flyer on the Wall
Four Burque bands diddle on gee-tars this Friday the 13th.
¡Mayday! • Demrick • DJ Stigmata • Septicemia Records • rap, hip-hop
I’m not sure that the concept of “genre” is really relevant anymore in the realm of music. The days of “pure” music are long gone, and while this might leave some “old-heads” grumbling over message boards about the loss of “real rap” or “real jazz,” I think that for the most part this is a good thing. The possibilities are more abundant than ever before as artists dip their fingers in any number of genres and traditions. ¡MAYDAY! is one group embracing this diversity in their quest for success…