Monthly Archives: October 2012

Interview with Sean Yseult’s new band Star and Dagger (Gambit Weekly. Oct 2012).

“I don’t like to say it’s straight-up metal,” former White Zombie bassist Sean Yseult says of her new heavy guitar band Star and Dagger. At a fighting weight closer to Down than her other band Rock City Morgue, Star and … Continue reading

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Interview with bounce rappers Cheeky Blakk and Magnolia Rhome (OffBeat. 2012)

“It’s an entity I put together. We are ready to tell a story,” says Katey Red, the trans queen of New Orleans bounce rap, speaking on her new “Dream Team,” performing at Voodoo Music Experience 2012. Red’s Voodoo gig has become … Continue reading

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Electronic acts and DJs performing at VooDoo Fest 2012 (OffBeat. Oct 2012)

In the late ’90s, electronic music was poised to obliterate all real musicians and organic instrumentation. The process has by now been nearly completed, but at one point laptop music fans doubted the takeover would ever really play out, because … Continue reading

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Interview with Morris Day of the Time (OffBeat. Sept 2012).

I was very honored to interview Morris Day of the Time (the band that played Prince’s musical rivals in Purple Rain), who performed at St. Aug High School’s financial aid fundraiser, Hamp Fest, on September 28, 2012. If you would like … Continue reading

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