Dickie Peterson

  • Music

    January 19, 2010

    Michael Jackson and the Endless Summer of Death

    What the King of Pop left behind, and what he took with him

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2009

    Live: Saint Vitus Make Their First New York Appearance in Forever at Europa

    Saint Vitus Europa Friday, October 16 The venue of choice for Saint Vitus' first New York appearance in many years was slightly galling. Europa is a strange club. Giant smoky mirrors make it feel like an elderly woman's living room, if that living room had a disco ball. The stage is is a small tr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2009

    Week in Review: Pajamas Are Pussified

    Kylie! Photo by Santiago Felipe.​In the week a tiny little boy named Falcon first captured America's heart and then threw up on that heart on live television and even rhymed about doing so in song, we swam feebly in the ocean of headlines involving both Michael Jackson and Paul Anka, DJ AM and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2009

    R.I.P. Blue Cheer's Dickie Peterson

    ​There are reunions and then there are reunions. One did not get the sense, on a windy October night at the Knitting Factory in 2006, that the ancient California proto-metal act Blue Cheer had taken many years off. In fact, they had. Founded in 1966, the band garnered a kind of bizarre early s ... More >>