I was on KNPR, the local public radio station, yesterday, talking about New Year’s resolutions, along with pastor Robert Fowler and UNLV anthropology professor Alyssa Crittenden. Check it out!
The new Red State Soundsystem single, “Entropy”, was inspired by Neil Gaiman and Mike Carey’s take on the character of Lucifer in DC’s Vertigo comics line (specifically Gaiman’s Sandman and Carey’s Lucifer). It’s also a bit of an experimental track. The vocal treatments were achieved by tripling the lead vocal, pitch-shifting it, and doing some other […]
There’s a lassitude, an echoing, fading grandeur, in the sound of “Heroes”: its dragging beat; its backdrop of squalls and what sound like wayward radio signals; its lyric, set at the continent’s scarred heart; Bowie’s extravagant, metal-edged vocal; Robert Fripp’s feedback ostinato. “Heroes” is Bowie at his most empathic and at his most desperate, a […]