Don Bauder 6:30 p.m., May 22
Will teens want Judas Priest forever?
“There was more of a connection going on between the artist and the public with vinyl.”
The problem with confetti
“The frightening afterbirth of grunge lives on with bouncers enforcing photo policies with the death penalty.”
“When we talk about ‘disco’ we have different ideas. I think of Arthur Russell and underground dance music.”
After the big-label era...Banana Dang!
“When they wanted someone to talk to the TV cameras, no one was dressed for it.”
Look out for the Loons, London
“Bands from the 1960s evolved based on the technology. We ignored technological advances ... the evolutions are personal.”
Agreed, Kung Fu Monkeys, punk and ska will never die
“Five years ago here in Tijuana and all of Mexico was in a cartel drug war. Order has been restored.”
John Reis waxes surf rock
“I think people make up their mind whether they’re going to like something before they even hear it.”
No degrees of separation between Sal and Archie and Sly
“Don’t ask me to work on your car. I don’t currently have the right tools.”
Joe Cocker lifted Rita Coolidge
“Joe was very private, almost shy. I think the reason why he drank and did the other stuff was to bring himself out.”
Ed Ghost’s “long hair, don’t care” drummer lists his hits.
“I’m pretty dang happy right now...a steady paycheck would be groovy, though.”