Category: Musicians themselves

Tom Gabel: She's a punk rock hero

Tom Gabel: She's a punk rock hero
There’s a song at the end of Against Me!’s fantastic 2007 album New Wave called “Oceans.” The second verse goes like this… If I could’ve chosen, I would’ve been born a woman/ My mother once told me she would’ve named me Laura/ I’d grow up to be strong and beautiful like her/ One day I’d find... Read more »

My Life with MCA

My Life with MCA
When an old friend texted me “Adam Yauch died” last Friday, my head took a moment to register… Wait… Who? … Wh… All I could text back was, “Oh no.” Of course I know who Adam Yauch is – one of two members of the Beastie Boys named Adam – but the man, the professional... Read more »