Mick Hickman: “I’ve Always Just Played Whatever Comes Out”

Mick Hickman: “I’ve Always Just Played Whatever Comes Out”

This is my interview with Mick Hickman, conducted in the Lava Lamp Lounge on 4 January 2018.

This program is sponsored by LivBar, J Jean Portraits, & Peggy’s Vegan Hot Sauce. For more information about our sponsors, follow the link.

Topics Include:

Five year anniversary for Northwest Notes at KMUZ, Tim King, local bands, local venues past and present, The Fifty and The Space, The Kelly Taylor Show, Years For Months, Stan Keightley, JP Brides, Easterly, guitars, the Neil Young and Beat Happening influence, slowly recording material, more gear talk, Bass 6 & Electro Harmonix KEY9, Eric Lovre, listening The Doors Soundtrack, the fleeting nature of live radio, record collections, Ranch & Second Ave Records, Nail Distribution & Schizophonic Records.

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r33k: “Everything Just Evolved Piece By Piece”

r33k: “Everything Just Evolved Piece By Piece”

This is a performance by, and interview with, r33k, recorded in my home on 10 December 2017

This program is sponsored by LivBar & J Jean Portraits. Go to LivBars.com & jjeanportraits.com for more information.

 

 

Topics Include:

Aesthetic audio choices, gear talk, Crank Sturgeon noise toys, Noisephysics, Mulva Myasis, Sea Moss, drum machines, music history, KFJC, Molten Russians, Mulch, r33k started in 2014, began performing in 2016, touring, Corvallis Experiments In Noise at Interzone, Jim Whittemore, r33k Music, Cromwell.

Loftän: “When You’re Just Beginning”

Loftän: “When You’re Just Beginning”

This is my interview with Loftän (Janell & Julia), conducted by Skype on 13 January 2018.

 

Topics Include:

The current music scene in Eugene, “Mystery Blue,” meeting at pilates, Jan 26th at The Space, Janell’s musical past, Julia’s musical past, David Nevory, Chromatic Colors & Rebecca McDade, The Delilah Sessions, having a lot of ideas, Fleetwood Mac and other influences, the future, thebandloftan.com.

Nathan Carson: “How Not To Be A Hobbyist As An Artist”

Nathan Carson: “How Not To Be A Hobbyist As An Artist”

This is my interview with Nathan Carson, conducted by Skype on 4 January 2018.

This program is sponsored by LivBar. Go to LivBars.com for more information.

 

Topics Include:

The Willows, Floating World Comics, Sam Ford & Wizard Rifle, Paul Chadwick, making adaptations in comics, non fiction writing, Witch Mountain, KARP, The Whip, booking tours, stonerock.com, Heavy Metal Sewïng Cïrcle, Kyuss, touring with Danzig, engaging with your record collection, DJ Nate C, Starr Creek, getting short fiction published, plans for the future, going to cons, making the time to write, Creating Short Fiction by Damon Knight, writing advice, “Midnight” by Witch Mountain single on adultswim, communication etiquette, Bishop of Battle and Moon Patrol.

Tim Maloney: “The Weirdest Things We Could Possibly Make Up”

Tim Maloney: “The Weirdest Things We Could Possibly Make Up”

This is my interview with Tim Maloney, conducted by Skype on 14 December 2017.

This program is sponsored by LivBar. Go to LivBars.com for more information.

 

Topics Include:

Cat-Head Theater 360 degree, bad timing & media shifts, Vicki Bennett’s Gone Gone Beyond film for CinechamberJim Woodring, learning your tools, Everything You Know Is Wrong (2017)The Firesign Theater, Anna (2017), the finances of independent filmmakers, working for Disney’s 1997/98 Saturday Morning BlockPrudence Fenton, Allee Willis, Mark MothersbaughPaul Reubens, WNUR in Chicago, Tim’s mix show in 1986/87, discovering Negativland, Snuggles Mailing listRichard Lyons, Bob Chance, Making “Gimme The Mermaid,” Our Favorite Things DVD, The Institute for Sonic PonderanceDroplifting, sampling, downloading and copyright violations, God Hates Cartoons (2002), working with Ivan Brunetti, Diaper Dyke & Captain BoyfuckThe 180 Gs / David Minnick, “Over The Hiccups,” Naked Cosmos and Gilbert HernandezDr. Creep, archiving Over The Edge, The True/False Tour, archive.org & Jason Scott, lost ‘80s Over The Edge shows being recovered from fans, teaching film & Craig Baldwin.

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Zander Schloss: “Be Fuckin’ Real”

Zander Schloss: “Be Fuckin’ Real”

This is my interview with Zander Schloss, conducted by phone on 22 December 2017.

This program is sponsored by LivBar. Go to LivBars.com for more information.

 

Topics Include:

Dear Blue, Gus Seyffert producing, the limitation of options, that analog sound, the long play experience, doing things the old way, Jake Blanton & Josh Adams, the essence of angry punk rock, “I Have Loved the Story of My Life,” the great mysteries, learning from Joe Strummer and collaborators, meeting Alex Cox, playing funk & soul in LA, hitting the road with the Circle Jerks, Straight To Hell and Zander’s Latin phase, working with Joe Strummer, What makes a great man?, writing “Salsa Y Ketchup” with Miguel Sandoval & Joe Strummer, Pray for Rain, Dan Wool, Walker, Repo Man, working with Ted Hutt, beyond dollars and cents, working with Alex Cox, and Karl the wiener man’s death.