Death of the Lizard Kings

There won’t be any more Lizard Kings. There won’t be any more punk-inspired rockers from the Northwest who change the face of an industry. No group that has emerged in the last 20 years could represent the era and make amazing records at the same time.

Out of Step and Enraged

My car is from 1996. My favorite band stopped touring in 1995. The acoustic guitar I bought a few months ago is from the late 60’s, early 70’s at the latest. I don’t have a smartphone and I still read…

Run Like Hell

There’s a certain feeling that long-distance runners get when finishing a race. This sense of elation and uneasiness, sometimes even nausea, is known as the “runner’s high.” I know, because it was a feeling I used to cherish as a…

Fan, Male

Falling in and out and back in love with one man’s musical genius Dear Jeff, You don’t know me, but your album changed my life forever the first time I heard it in the summer of 2005 and I’ve relied…