By Danny Fields (Interviewers note: Natalie and I met when I was working at Elektra Records in the late 1960’s. I’d just persuaded my reluctant bosses to sign Iggy and the Stooges, based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, to a recording contract by presenting them as part of a “package deal.” The aim of Elektra was really to get the MC5, who were EXPLODING in the Midwest, signed to the label. The MC5 were sort of the Stooges “Big Brother” band, we all claimed.
An Oral History of Punk By Alan Vega as told to Legs McNeil & Gillian McCain. - Quite simply, Alan Vega revolutionized rock & roll. Along with his long-time collaborator, Marty Rev, their two-piece combo, Suicide was a band about thirty years ahead of their time.
Max’s Kansas City: 1976 to be re-released as Max’s Kansas City: 1976 & Beyond – Greatly expanded with unreleased tracks, rarities,...
by Amy Haben - I was in London for the first time last Christmas. To my surprise, I ended up lounging with the Kinks drummer and his beautiful girlfriend at his longtime home in London. I was shocked at how down to earth and welcoming he was.