Palermo Shooting and The Music of Wim Wenders

Director Wim Wenders has a new film coming out called Palermo Shooting starring Campino (from the long running German punk band Die Toten Hosen), Giovanna Mezzogiorno and Dennis Hopper, as well as long-time Wenders collaborator Lou Reed in a supporting role. Music plays an important role in most Wenders films, and this one is no…

I’m Bloggin’ Fresh (Again)

I was interviewed by the good people at Blog Fresh Radio again the other day, you can download the whole show here or stream it on

Jason Collett Played The Mercury Lounge (and again Tonight)

Jason Collett at The Mercury Lounge (04/09/08) Jason Collett brought his Canadian rock and blues explosion to the Mercury Lounge last night and I for one, am glad I was there. I honestly can’t say enough good things about his new record, Here’s To Being Here, and “Out of Time”, “Roll On Oblivion”, and “No…

Happy Canada (Release) Day!

  Tuesday saw the release of new records from two independent Canadian solo artists. Here’s To Being Here the new album by Broken Social Scene member, Jason Collett, was released today on Arts and Crafts. Also, Canadian chanteuse Basia Bulat‘s debut record, Oh, My Darling finally got its official US release today on Rough Trade….