Over at The Ringer my buddy Adam Nayman and I got deep into the weeds and chose our twelve favorite tracks from the new sixty song Replacements’ box set Dead Man’s Pop! It’s an inter
Over at The Ringer, I wrote about the 30th anniversary of The Mekons Rock ‘N’ Roll, a record which utterly blew my mind the first time I heard it many years ago and only seems to become im
Hellos and goodbyes! Over at Oxford American, I ponder The Who’s 1982 Farewell Concert and debut the title track from my band, the Paranoid Style’s new LP A Goddamn Impossible Way Of Life!
In the third installment of my Oxford American Column, “A Goddamn Impossible Way of Life” I wrote all about the Meat Puppets and the 1985 SST Records tour. I also debut a new Paranoid Styl
Let’s discuss Learning to Crawl, the extraordinary third album by the Pretenders which was released thirty five (35!) years ago this year. To say that Learning to Crawl was brought to bear under dif
Let’s discuss Spike by Elvis Costello, another curious album in a formidable catalog which is experiencing its 30th anniversary. By 1989, Costello was understandably listing a bit beneath the weight