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Remember when John Doe told us that he was going to write a book of his own about the origins of LA punk? Well he’s gone and done it. “Under the Big Black Sun: A Personal History of L.A. Punk” is now in stores.

In an interview I did with John Doe of the band X a year or so back, he mentioned that he was writing a book of his own to set the record straight with regard to the history of the LA punk scene. [As you might recall, he wasn’t too happy with the job former […]

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Notes on last night’s Stooges show

In the immortal words of Iggy Pop, I had “a real cool time” last night. My only complaint is that it wasn’t nearly loud enough. Here, for those of you who weren’t lucky enough to score a ticket, or famous enough to get invited in, are a few short video clips that I shot. The […]

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If you see Iggy tomorrow, leave a comment here and let me know

I took tomorrow off from work. I’ve got a friend flying in from Minnesota to see the big Ron Asheton memorial concert with me, and our plan is to bum around Ann Arbor all day, visiting the bars that still exist from 20 years ago, when we lived together on Catherine Street, and talking about […]

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The Prehensile Monkeytailed Skink reunion and the legacy of Bulb

I just made my last trip to the airport. All the guys from the Monkey Power Trio are now gone, and, as is always the case, the anxiety – which I feel during each session – is giving way to depression. It’s great to see everyone, and to spend a day making music, but I […]

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