Hello again! Read up on what’s new at the Disposable Underground blog as well a couple music news bites from around the web.
New at the Blog
From the Vault is a section of the blog where I repost some classic interviews I did with some bands back in the 1990s that appeared in a few ‘zines for which I used to write (as well as some old, digitized live video here and there). The latest entry in From the Vault is a fun Napalm Death interview with the drummer at the time, Mick Harris, from 1991—>
The Eyes of the Cat is the title of a comic book that Alejandro Jodorowsky and Moebius collaborated on back in the ’70s. Now it has a soundtrack, courtesy of Fabio Frizzi. I’ve never heard of a comic having a soundtrack, but it’s awesome—>
Friday Promo Roundup is another category of content at the blog, where I hack through a bit of the mountain of promotional emails I get every week and round up a bit of it in a post. Each time, I pick out some bands from different parts of the world that play in different genres of music. Check out the latest edition—>
More Music News
Hip-hop officially has a union, Bandini writes for Ambrosia for Heads. Chuck D and Kurtis Blow founded The Hip Hop Alliance, and KRS-One and Doug E. Fresh chair the non-profit organization. Watch KRS-One’s Instragram announcement video and read more about it—>
“The cost of gigging crisis” is a phrase used by a UK Music CEO in an article covering issues like Brexit, the war in Ukraine, and inflation, and how those affect bands and venues alike. “2023 is going to be more difficult than 2022,” the CEO says. Mark Sutherland has the story at Kerrang!—>
Thanks for reading. See you at the blog!