alibi online
EarwigFlyer on the Web Archive
Flyer on the Web Post yours here
See more flyers here

DENGUE FEVER /// YOU
DENGUE FEVER /// YOU
4.2.2015
Burque Bazaar
Burque Bazaar
4.4.2015
LowLife presents!
LowLife presents!
4.8.2015
CROWN LARKS (chicagoIL)
CROWN LARKS (chicagoIL)
4.12.2015
YOU / STORMING THE BEACH
YOU / STORMING THE BEACH
4.23.2015
WAXAHATCHEE/GIRLPOOL
WAXAHATCHEE/GIRLPOOL
4.24.2015
BeLowLife Vids'n'Vinyl
BeLowLife Vids'n'Vinyl
4.30.2015
Bollywood Club Invasion
Bollywood Club Invasion
5.2.2015
 
 

Music

Mike Watt’s in town tonight

Mike Watt with Iggy Pop. Watt’s the bass player for The Stooges these days.
Mike Watt with Iggy Pop. Watt’s the bass player for The Stooges these days.

I got to interview him. He’s great.

Some musicians seem to hate the press, and it makes for distracted or antagonistic conversations. Later, I have to re-live the awkwardness as I listen to the recording. I guess I understand. Maybe it gets old talking to idiot reporters who misquote you or contort your answers, and the musicians start to assume that’s always the case.

Watt’s probably given hundreds of interviews, yet he seemed genuine and thoughtful. His voice is gruff, just like it is when he sings on his records. There’s nothing fake or put-on about him. It was fascinating to talk to him about the bass and improvisation, and where he is in his life right now.

As a side note, he also got his own record label off the ground this year. He’ll be putting out albums every two months or so.

Mike Watt and the Missingmen

with Jenny Invert

Monday, March 14, 9 p.m.

Launchpad

618 Central SW

Tickets: $10, 21-and-over

More Mike Watt at hootpage.com

 

Today's Events

Andy Milne & Dapp Theory • jazz at Outpost Performance Space

Dapp Theory
Courtesy of artist

Learn to Meditate at Kadampa Meditation Center

An Evening with Martin and Gandhi at La Tienda Exhibit Space

More Recommented Events ››
Join our mailing list for exclusive info, the week's events and free stuff!
BeLowLife Vids'n'Vinyl
BeLowLife Vids'n'Vinyl4.30.2015