"No One's Better Sake" mixes things up a little, trying out a soused skank.
Binki Shapiro is a doe-eyed blonde headed beauty who's one third of the Brazilian-American indie band, Little Joy.
Adam Green is one of the most recognizable faces in Antifolk, coming to prominence first writing songs as The Moldy Peaches with Kimya Dawson before turning solo, releasing seven albums and a collaboration last year with Binki Shapiro.
Tom Mayne and Mary Boe met up with him before his recent gig at Dingwalls in London to discuss the early years at The Sidewalk, his later career and the German city of Ulm…
I think we both kinda dreamed about doing the Moldy Peaches for a living because we saw it as an opportunity to escape the suburbs [of New York].
Fans in love with Albert Hammond, Jr.’s good looks, black curls and sick guitar licks can thank his father — Albert Hammond, Sr., naturally — for giving him those rocker genes.
Among his many career highlights, the elder Hammond co-wrote the 1974 Hollies hit ‘The Air That I Breathe.’ Yeah, Drummers are usually the strongest, quietest and most mysterious members of bands. ) So of course, they sometimes get the best talent, as they say.
Toby Goodshank (pictured in the photo), who played guitar for Adam on this tour, also sat in.
Mary: You started writing songs with Kimya Dawson from an early age – she was your babysitter, right? It wasn’t that she had that title but she was essentially a nine-years-older-than-me person that was the go-to person who would take me to things, sort of chaperon me. But as we got older the age difference meant less and we could start to write songs.
First released in Australia, ‘Is This It’ arrived in most countries with a cover shot featuring a woman’s black-leather-gloved hand on her naked arse.