Joseph O'Brien 2 p.m., May 25
“Anytime a genre of music is basically outlawed and pushed out like that, it makes my blood boil.”
“The big struggle to emerge in the film is print journalism versus the Video Age.”
“The King is a powerful aphrodisiac. I sang to my wife and that got her!”
"I never dress as Elvis in my ‘real’ life,” says James “King” Kruk, a former English teacher who’s carved out a living by reenacting the King’s comeback era, 1968 to 1974, complete with meticulously re-created ...
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.”