Category Archives: Interview

Paul Leary Talks Cocky Bitches – Wendy WWAD

   Paul Leary is an Austin icon primarily known as being one of the founding members (along with front man Gibby Haynes) and the crazed guitar player of the Butthole Surfers. Unbeknownst to some, he is also a long time … Continue reading

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Bobby Landgraf Unveils Rockingham – Wendy WWAD

   Although originally hailing from Chicago, Bobby “Rock” Landgraf moved to Austin in 1983 and has left an indelible stamp on the Austin music scene with his unique, and sometimes scorching, guitar solos in a slew of memorable Austin bands…Gahdzilla … Continue reading

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An Interview with Blag Dahlia of the Dwarves – Daniel Mesich

Dan: How was your trip to South America? What city was had the craziest/wildest crowd? Any good SA road stories, close calls, etc? What is your favorite country/city to play in in SA? Blag: We had such a great time! … Continue reading

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Interview: Ian Moore talks psychedelic rock, the magic after midnight and decades of touring

Presently, Ian Moore is touring the Northeast of the U.S. and sharing his music to promote the release of his new album Toronto. A month prior, Moore cruised through Austin, Texas in Aug. 2018 to celebrate his 50th birthday at the … Continue reading

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Songs of Life and Death – An Izzy Cox Tribute Album, Vol. 1 with Reminiscences

Izzy Cox was a Canadian import to Austin via L.A. She had already established herself in some of the more obscure genre scenes that include such uplifting monikers as murderbilly, voodoobilly and steampunk (probably due to her love of vintage … Continue reading

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Charlie Benante – Anthrax

One of my favorite moments in music occurs at the 2:30 mark of Indians. The breakdown, the cry of War Dance, the subsequent ten seconds of pure thrashing groove… those twenty or so seconds are the perfect, and one of … Continue reading

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Take me out to the Mohawk: A Conversation with Buzz Osborne of the Melvins

Don’t open with baseball. This was the note I wrote at the top of my interview prep sheet. The Melvins were touring in support of their 2018 release, “Pinkus Abortion Technician” and I had weaseled my way into an interview … Continue reading

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Hickoids …Wendy WWAD

WW: First off, I’d like to offer my heartfelt condolences to you for the loss of the inimitable Davy Jones. How have you been holding up? What made you decided to keep the Hickoids together? Smitty: Well, it’s been two … Continue reading

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Interview: James White talks 54 years at the Broken Spoke

With only five cases of beer to sell, James White opened the Broken Spoke in 1964. After he was released from the U.S. Army at the age of 25 – Mr. White decided to pursue the quest, his dream, of opening a honky … Continue reading

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Dale Watson sets the record straight

Rumors flew around Austin like a wildfire in high winds the last few weeks about Dale Watson leaving ATX for Memphis. And Watson is adamant to set the record straight after a recent interview gone askew. When I read his … Continue reading

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