Author Archives: Random Truths

Random Truths About… Mike Doughty

Mike Doughty

“This nonsense that weed is some kind of light non-drug is pure fiction; a major problem in our society. Whether or not people should choose to stop, they ought to face facts.”

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Random Truths About… The Diminisher of Bablicon

Bablicon band

“I think I really just want to get to live my life before I die.”

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Random Truths About… Wojtek Krzak of the Warsaw Village Band

Visit the official website of the Warsaw Village Band. 1. What’s the first piece of music you listened to today? Ali Farka Toure – Savanne 2. What are your vices? Buddy Guy, Elvis Presley, Siergiey Starostin, Burning Spear 3. What is one of your prejudices? I try to not have prejudices. 4. In what way […]

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Random Truths About… Tara Jane O’Neil

Listen to a stream of Tara Jane O’Neil’s forthcoming album In Circles 1. What’s the first piece of music you listened to today? “Comfortably Numb” playing from the neighbor’s house across the street. It was very loud. I think he was going through something. 2. What are your vices? All actions that seem to divide […]

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Random Truths About… Caroliner

Participants: Baroo Caskets, Obsidian Skeleton, Disciple Nightconus, The Sickwood Adventure, Odafielthe Adoxi, Wounded Sobelisk. Transcribed by: Cottypearile Weddingforke and Marie Hayden. 1. What’s the first piece of music you listened to today? Obsidian Skeleton: B. A. E. Madoenglesler’s suite "The Moon Village" and then "Wonder and Wander." Each have a distinct violin crescendo that loops […]

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Random Truths About…Liars

Liars

“Music consumes every moment of my life. If I’m not making it, I’m thinking about what to make next.”

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Random Truths About… Tom Greenwood of Jackie-O Motherfucker

Jackie O Motherfucker

Music “can bring spine-tingling poetry to everyday life.”

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Random Truths About… James Toth of Wooden Wand

Download: "Eagle Claw" (from Harem of the Sundrum and the Witness Figg)(mp3) 1. What’s the first piece of music you listened to today? Gate – The Lavender Head – still one of my favorite pieces of music. 2. What are your vices? Magick and medicine 3. What is one of your prejudices? I find lifer […]

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Random Truths About… Alex Lukashevsky of Deep Dark United

1. What’s the first piece of music you listened to today? James Brown—I’m black and I’m proud. 2. What are your vices? Smoking, cheese and bread, coffee, e-mail. 3. What is one of your prejudices? I think teenagers are deformed. 4. In what way do you think music has the ability to change the way […]

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Random Truths About… John Fell Ryan of Excepter

Download: "The Rock Stepper" (from Alternation)(mp3) 1. What’s the first piece of music you listened to today? Led Zeppelin "Nobody’s Fault But Mine" I’d like to think the band was taking ownership of their effects on the world in this track. 2. What are your vices? I’m not catholic. 3. What is one of your […]

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Random Truths About… Aaron Warren of Black Dice

“Whenever I read some good reviews of a new band, I always assume I don’t like them.”

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Random Truths About… John Moloney from Sunburned Hand of the Man

I’ve been living out of a bag for the last three months, on tour for most of this year with Sunburned, Howlin Rain and Six Organs. Love it…

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Random Truths About… Aaron Moore of Volcano the Bear

1. What’s the first piece of music you listened to today? An LP of North Chinese shadow theatre music. Amazing vocals. The cover’s got some wonderful photos of the musicians and puppet controllers behind the sheet. 2. What are your vices? Smoking, but I’m planning on quitting when I get married later this year. I’ve […]

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Random Truths About… Andrew Broder (aka Fog)

1. What’s the first piece of music you listened to today? Techno version of “Land of Confusion” by Phil Collins in the back of a Polish taxi. 2. What are your vices? Cigarettes, coffee, weed, chocolate. The usual. 3. What is one of your prejudices? Can’t think of any off-hand. 4. In what way do […]

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Random Truths About… Fat Bobby of Oneida

1. What’s the first piece of music you listened to today? “Yankee Doodle,” played on the glass armonica (an invention of Ben Franklin). Don’t ask why… 2. What are your vices? Procrastination, fantasy, lust, green tea. 3. What is one of your prejudices? 13-year-old-boys are all inhuman monsters. 4. In what way do you think […]

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