Greg Saunier, the drummer behind the frenetic noise-pop band Deerhoof, tends to speak in the manner that he drums: inexhaustibly, with idiom, but with a flourish that's unmistakably his own. He's translated those qualities of percussion to the current project of our focus, Mystical Weapons, a psych- ... More >>
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By Katherine Turman Mike Watt is a jack of all trades, and master of most. Since founding hardcore punk legends Minutemen in 1980 and contributing the phrase "We Jam Econo" to the cultural lexicon, the bassist and "spieler" has added much to America's left-of-center musical landscape. From the two- ... More >>
Shuffle Culture Howard Gilman Opera House Friday, April 20 Better than: Celebrating "4/20." Questlove's "Shuffle Culture" eventat which ten or so musical acts performed a handful of songs each, but never more than one at a time, as if the set list itself were on shufflewas at once st ... More >>
After a recent boisterous and discordant performance at the Music Hall of Williamsburg, Deerhoof's dressing room briefly felt like the center of the indie universe. Hanging out and sipping on the beer and wine that usually go to waste (Deerhoof is more of a tea-swilling bunch) were members of The Di ... More >>
Better Than: Getting harassed by Lou Reed's manager. There's many perfectly valid reasons to find Sean Lennon deeply dubious. The main knock on the guy is that he uses the obscene wealth and ridiculous connections to date models, to hang around in feathered fedoras, and to release solo albums per ... More >>
Your fake name is good enough for him--Sam Beam chats about his new album
Deerhoof remain talented enough to sing in tune and crazy enough not to care