Archive for: April, 2015

014: Dave Lombardo (Slayer, Fantomas, Philm)

Joe talks to Dave Lombardo about co-founding the groundbreaking metal band Slayer, his experience as the son of a Cuban butcher living the American Dream, his Latin Jazz influences, and expanding his horizons with Fantomas, John Zorn, and Philm.

013: Hamid Drake (Don Cherry, Fred Anderson, Mandingo Griot Society)

Joe talks to master improvisor, Hamid Drake, about playing with Don Cherry, Fred Anderson, and Mandingo Griot Society, his evolving concept of meditation, being a “bridge”, and the inseparable nature of music and life. Photo credit: Jim Newberry

012: Lori Barbero (Babes In Toyland)

Joe talks to Lori Barbero about living on a houseboat, her time with the highly influential Babes In Toyland, and going with the flow.

011: Bermuda Schwartz (Weird Al)

Joe talks to John “Bermuda” Schwartz about Dr. Demento, his 35 year collaboration with Weird Al, and the meticulous effort that goes into re-creating the sound of the constantly shifting pop landscape.

010: Dale Crover (Melvins, Altamont, Nirvana)

Joe talks to Dale Crover about innate confidence when approaching the drums, his three decade–and counting–run as drummer for The Melvins, playing with Kurt Cobain and Nirvana, baseball, marriage, and parenthood.

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