Mike Watt + the Missingmen Shove Off

Watt books counter-clockwise in Spring

Watt and the guys “shoved off” for their big tour of 51 cities in 52 days today with a show in Santa Barbara.

According to the watt from his hootpage, “my third opera “hyphenated-man” is out now on my own clenchedwrench label. the japanese release was through parabolica back […]

Eric B. and Rakim to Enter Long Island Music Hall of Fame

"It ain't where you're from, it's where you're at." – Rakim at BB King's in 2006

Along with the Beatles, seminal hip hop duo Eric B. and Rakim are one of my favorite artists of all time. On Tuesday, November 16, they will be inducted into the Long Island Music Hall of Fame at […]

Mike Watt Home Safely to "America's Port"

Our man Mike Watt‘s home safe and sound after a blast around the world as bassist for Iggy and the Stooges. Along the way, while helping to power the legendary band with his playing, he suffered a “knee-pop,” his term for a torn ACL/MCL and a harrowing episode at the Finnish Sonisphere festival. Now the […]

Mike Watt's "eye-gifts from pedro" Opens in Santa Monica

Pelican in Pedro (Mike Watt)

Mike Watt’s first photography exhibit opened at Bergamot Station in Santa Monica yesterday. As a recipient of Watt’s “flow” announcing shows, projects and other thoughts he’s working on, I have seen countless numbers of his photographs, taken during his morning kayak trips in the waters off San Pedro CA.


Are Amazon.com's Classics Customer Based?

A different kind of "classic"

Although I realize these suggestions from Amazon are based on my preferences and history, I was really happy to see The Minutemen listed among such artists as John Coltrane, Duke Ellington and Heart. Makes me curious about whether or not this area is adjusted based on your […]