Before they were Double Grave, the Minneapolis trio of Jeremy Warden, Bree Meyer, and Seth Tracy played for three years under the moniker Ego Death. In collaboration with the great Forged Artifacts, the band has compiled a reissue of that early work.
Asked if he minded discussing some of the gory details of his career and his new autobiography, The Hard Stuff: Dope, Crime, the MC5, and My Life of Impossibilities, such as a long and tumultuous struggle with addiction, snafus with the law, and the ups and downs (mostly ups) of getting sober, Wayne Kramer laughed off the question as if it was absurd.
Portland, OR based label See My Friends was started in 2016 by Stevie Pohlman and Vince Skelly, and quickly became one of the most exciting labels in the NW with full lengths by Mope Grooves and Honey Bucket, a series of short run compilation cassettes, and tapes by acts like Lithics and Conditioner.
A to Z: The Encyclopedia of Craig Wedren, sheds light on Craig’s multi-faceted music career - spanning across his solo career, television and film soundtrack work, and of course Shudder to Think. He is a true musician’s musician and one that everybody who loves music as a craft should know a lot more about.
Ferrell speaks much as he sings -- at a considered but somewhat irregular rapid morse code-like pace. When accompanied by music, his voice is infused with a palpable sneer, somewhere between Kathleen Hanna and James Hetfield when he gets really sassy. In conversation though, he is earnest and focused.
When Doug Kaplan and Max Allison aren’t jamming in Good Willsmith or playing solo sets, they run a label called Hausu Mountain. Turns out, when they aren’t running Hausu Mountain, they’re posting memes, managing a clown, making insane art, getting certified in fields like baby psychology, collecting inflatables, going to a lot of festivals, and getting their dishwasher fixed.