David Johansen

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2014

    Remembering Chris Gaines, Garth Brooks' Alter Ego

    By Jaime Lees Inspired by Garth Brooks' recent announcement of his world tour, we thought we'd take a minute to look back on our favorite era of Garth-ness: the invention of Brooks' alter-ego, Chris Gaines. Alter-egos help an artist feel free to express sides of their persona that might make their ... More >>

  • Music

    June 16, 2011
  • Blogs

    June 7, 2011

    The New York Dolls, Dancing Backward in High Heels

    ​The New York Dolls' new album, Dancing Backward in High Heels, comes out today, June 7. As one of the most influential acts in the punk and glam rock genres, the New York Dolls' body of work mostly consists of gritty garage rock and glam punk songs -- you know, the types of tunes you could liste ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 16, 2011

    Six Jonathan Richman Songs to Celebrate His 60th Birthday

    ​It's hard to believe that Jonathan Richman turns 60 today.Not only has the man maintained a positively youthful outlook when it comes to his music (do a quick Google search and see how often the term "wide-eyed" gets attached to his name), but it's hard to believe that Modern Lovers, the self-tit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2010

    The 10 Best Spoken Word Intros

    ​As I perused Sirius/XM 90's on 9 the other day, I was greeted with an intriguing song from a particular Canadian, alternative rock/pop one-hit wonder.This song included an intro featuring a conversation between two fellows that, while intriguing, was pretty pointless. But it got me thinking -- wh ... More >>

  • Music

    November 9, 2006

    Finger-Pluckin' Good

    The family-size box

  • Music

    July 20, 2006

    New York Dolls

    One Day It Will Please Us to Remember Even This
    (Roadrunner Records)

  • News

    January 19, 2006

    Hump-Night Ho-Down

    The Naomi Watts and Kreme Kong of the PHX hit the PV for Wednesday night's TeeRoy and Donkey Show

  • Culture

    February 3, 2005

    All Dolled Up

    A rant on the New York Dolls latest, plus raves on new video games

  • Music

    November 25, 2004

    New York Dolls

    Pre Crash Condition: Live From the Royal Festival Hall

  • Music

    January 10, 2002

    Moth Balls

    Burton Barr Library opens its doors to high-volume rock

  • Music

    September 6, 2001

    Born to Lose

    The Slash City Daggers, Back Stabber Blues (Unity Squad Records)

  • Music

    July 26, 2001

    Rock Til You Drop: The Decline From Rebellion to Nostalgia

    By John Strausbaugh(Verso Books; 306 pages; $25.00)

  • Music

    May 17, 2001

    Cuacha Doin'

    With the rerelease of their 1988 debut, the Sand Rubies finally seem ready to start making music again

  • Music

    February 24, 2000

    Paperback Writer

    Trashman pours his beer-fueled soul into a saga of Guns n' Mooks

  • Music

    June 17, 1999

    Dolls House

    Sylvain Sylvain pays tribute to three fallen former bandmates on his new album

  • Music

    March 25, 1999

    Growing Pains

    After 13 years, SXSW remains Austin's greatest/worst display of self-love

  • Music

    June 29, 1994