South by Southwest does a great job of letting attendees (and everybody else) do some homework before the shows and preview tracks by showcased bands. Here are a bunch of our faves. • The Asteroid #4 – “These Flowers of Ours” (web, sxsw) • Black Lips – “O Katrina!” (web, sxsw) • The Dollyrots – … Continue reading 21 Best SXSW 2009 MP3s
MP3: Wayne Kramer – “All Been Planned” courtesy of the Huffington Post. The MC5 guitar player writes a song about NFL All-Pro safety, Pat Tillman, who was killed by friendly fire in Iraq. Conspiracy theories suggest that Tillman was deliberately whacked for being critical of the war, for planning to meet with Noam Chomsky, and … Continue reading Wayne Kramer – All Been Planned
Detroit Tango publishes the United States District Court’s Findings Of Fact And Conclusions Of Law (along with some pointed commentary) in the case that prevented the MC5 documentary, A True Testimonial, from being distributed. The gist: the judge ruled in favor of the filmmakers. The Honorable Andrew J. Guilford, United States District Judge, issued his … Continue reading MC5 Movie Lawsuit Resolved?
Like everyone who cares about real rock and roll, Glorious Noise loves the MC5. That’s why we had to fly to Paris to catch the reunion tour of the surviving members.
Punks Invade Iowa – Wayne Kramer gets out the vote: “The fundamentalists are coming! Wake up, you motherfuckers!”
Justin Timberlake Wears the MC5 (and Wayne Kramer Likes It) – An Open Letter to Fans & Critics.