INTERVIEWS

Chris Mars/ Life Imitating Art

www.chrismarspublishing.com “Special Agent Gordon Cole” “Hag Harriet Milfoil” “Mrs. Lanterman’s Daughter” “Same as the Old Year” “The Resurrection Machine” If you’ve never touched the inside of a mental hospital, then you will never understand that the monsters aren’t inside. If you’ve never felt the sting of a needle as medication turns your veins into overpasses, then you’ll never understand that …

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Interview: Bill Ward of Black Sabbath: Absence of Corners/Presence of Light

http://billwarddrumart.com “Absence of Corners” is Bill Ward’s debut as an artist, even though he’s been painting pictures with rhythm since he was four years old. Using lighted drumsticks and percussion brushes, Bill Ward used rhythm and emotion to draw songs. There is aggression in some and serenity in others but Bill Ward is in all of them — his soul …

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Freeze-Tag’s Techno-Magik

As I shook off the fatigue of a long day’s work off and settled down for a listen to Ohio born Techo-Alchemist Freeze-Tag, a familiar beep took to me to my Facebook page. There, was my friend Jill (who lives in Texas) posting scenes from the epic filibuster to a controversial anti-abortion bill, featuring the defiant Senator Wendy Davis. At …

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Gorman Bechard–Punk Rocking Film

An independent film maker and cinema’s answer to Lou Reed, Gorman Bechard found me when I found Color Me Obsessed—the first documentary about the Replacements. M y thought was that any director who made a film about the Replacements had to be the right kind of independent. The kind who makes films because he likes to make films and because he …

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