Category Archives: Music

Little Steven Interview

Little Steven on Bruce Springsteen, Sun City, The Sopranos, and his friends in Bali (the following interview with Little Steven, a.k.a Steven Van Zandt, was done by Jason Anderson) On a political level, do you feel renewed by what happened … Continue reading

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Richard Ashcroft

The Often Beautiful Music of Richard Ashcroft Former lead singer of the Verve, Richard Ashcroft, thinks out loud about his debut solo album, Alone With Everybody … (this is an edited transcript of an interview originally done by Jason Anderson) … Continue reading

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The Angel

The Angel : In The Realms of the Groove It’s more than likely that you haven’t heard of her, but you have heard her. She always shows up in the last place you expect – on remixes of the Tokyo-based … Continue reading

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Techno Animal – Interview Transcript

Techno Animal is a collaboration between Justin Broadrick and Kevin Martin. I interviewed them on the telephone in early 1999. They also recently collaborated with others under the name Ice. I also asked a lot of questions about dub music, … Continue reading

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DJ Vadim

Pure Creation : Deconstructing DJ Vadim’s Sound “And God created the Heaven and the Earth, and the Earth was without form and void, and darkness was upon the face of the Earth, The spirit of God moved upon the face … Continue reading

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Portishead: The Same, Only Better

Trip-hop progenitors Portishead return with the same, only better BY JASON ANDERSON The cracked croon of the chanteuse half-mad from heartbreak. The looped, loping beats under the surface crackle of a 78. The disorienting match of deft turntable scratches and … Continue reading

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Issue 12 – Reviews by Jason Anderson

BRANDY/Never Say Never (Atlantic/Warner) Dear Brandy: How are you? I’m fine. I like you on Moesha and I like your new album very much – I saw so many posters, I couldn’t wait to hear it. Then I bought the … Continue reading

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Boards of Canada

Boards of Canada – Music Has the Right to Children Warp label debut (North American release by Matador) comes from two Scots. The group name refers to the strong influence of the 70s documentary movies from the Canadian National Film … Continue reading

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Greil Marcus Interview and Article – by DA

Stones In My Passway : Conversations With Greil Marcus A rose is a rose is a rose no longer rings true.  Roses everywhere have been tampered with to produce strains that more and more resemble one another, that bloom perfectly, … Continue reading

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Do Soundtracks Need Movies?

By Jason Anderson (This essay was published in issue 11 of Space Age Bachelor magazine.) Do Soundtracks Need Movies? In the last few years, one sentiment I’ve noticed often come from the mouths of musicians—especially electronica musos—is that what they’re … Continue reading

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