Posts Tagged: drag city
Ty Segall and The Muggers performed on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert the other night, playing the song “Candy Sam” off the album Emotional Mugger released this January on Drag City. Playing with Mikal Cronin, King Tuff, Charles Moothart, and members of WANDS, this new project marks a shift in Segall’s sound....more
Mike Donovan has founded a new band, Peacers, with a record slated for release July 17th on Drag City. As a founding member of Sic Alps, Donovan shaped and helped create the San Francisco garage-psych scene that yielded so many incredible bands in the last decade, alongside Thee Oh Sees, White Fence, The Fresh & Onlys, and Ty Segall....more
Kris Kristofferson cited him as a major influence. Elvis Presley often sang a song of his, “An American Trilogy,” to end his shows. To date, Mickey Newbury is the only songwriter to have three No. 1 songs and one No. 5 track on four different Billboard charts in the same year....more
Bill Callahan’s Apocalypse is a sparse album of epic proportions, a celebration of American music, specifically what he describes as “that rich period in the ’70s when all the styles were converging in a loving way.
”Notoriously soft-spoken, I’d interviewed him once before via phone just before the release of 2009’s Sometimes I Wish We Were an Eagle....more
Charles Manson is a bad man. I’ve never kidded myself to that fact, and I don’t glamorize his crimes or the crimes of his “family” one bit....more