Over a decade now since a friend came out of the woods (admittedly within range of a Kwik Trip), handed me a CD, and said let me know what you think. It’s good, I told him, after many listens. You’re growing. Growing in fresh directions. And difficult directions. As you should. And must. But I…View post
This article in the Isthmus by Andy Moore goes in-depth and personal on some of the history behind putting together the stage version of Population 485, including the first person who told me the book should be a play, and how I holed up in Norb Blei’s chicken coop to get it done. We’ll be taking the play…View post
The creative team behind Eaux Claires will be doing a reddit AMA this Saturday, April 29 at 10 a.m. CST. Start thinking about your questions for Justin Vernon (of Bon Iver), Aaron Dessner (of The National), Michael Perry (Festival Narrator), and Michael Brown (Festival Creative Director), and see you then: https://www.reddit.com/r/Music/
…wait ’til we get to the part about artificial bovine insemination!
Thanks for all the “Bootlegged” orders, folks. It’s a lo-fi and on-the-fly live recording of a show the Long Beds and I did at the Big Top. Includes some stories in between songs including the one about me drawing blood from Justin Vernon (Bon Iver) on behalf of Wayne Coyne (Flaming Lips) because, I…I…well, sometimes…View post