“I feel like the goal of the artist should be to threaten the establishment and question the status quo, all the while projecting love upon the world. Other times I feel like the goal is to derange one’s senses enough to somehow glimpse the unknown . . . ” Continue reading Speedy Johnson
Chazz Bravado began with Erica Jong’s discovery that many men claimed to be feminists because it helped them get lucky. Continue reading Chazz Bravado, Male Feminist: A Brief History of Chazz
I remember my microphone picking up the voice of my friend from the audience, who shouted, “I love you Dana!” This was recorded by my loop pedal and repeated throughout the rest of the song, every four measures. It was possibly the most validating set I’ve ever played. ~Dana Wachs, aka Vorhees Continue reading The Vorhees Interview
We’re not creating a sound—we’re part of that sound. We’re the direct descendants of people who’ve played this music since its inception. We’ve inherited this tradition, and it’s part of who we are.
~ Ben Jaffe Continue reading The Preservation Hall Jazz Band: So It Is