Frankie Goes to Hollywood shatters glass (and preconceptions) in Vancouver

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT, JUNE 28, 1985 By Steve Newton Frankie said BANG! three times last Saturday (June 22)—and with a trio of heart-stopping explosions blew out 61 windows of the War Memorial Gym. You couldn't really blame the boys from Liverpool for wanting to go out with a shatter though. It was … Continue reading Frankie Goes to Hollywood shatters glass (and preconceptions) in Vancouver

That time J. Mascis of Dinosaur Jr. didn’t feel like doing an interview

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT, JUNE 13, 1991 By Steve Newton J. Mascis is a man of few words—and many pauses, sighs, and yawns. That’s when he’s being interviewed, anyway. In concert, with his band Dinosaur Jr., Mascis creates quite a ruckus, as should be the case when the band plays 86 Street next … Continue reading That time J. Mascis of Dinosaur Jr. didn’t feel like doing an interview