Remembering Steve MacKay: Listen To Stooges’ Sax Player Forge A Masterpiece
2015 / Memorial / Music

Remembering Steve MacKay: Listen To Stooges’ Sax Player Forge A Masterpiece

Authors and critics might be correct when they write off Detroit-area saxophone player Steve Mackay as simply a sideman to the Iggy Pop-led Stooges in the early ’70s, but doing so sadly undervalues the importance of his contributions. Hired hand or not, any musician would want to be involved in making a musical masterwork. Continue reading

Review: Iggy Pop Looks Back, Farrell Heads For Dance Floor
2001 / Music

Review: Iggy Pop Looks Back, Farrell Heads For Dance Floor

A decade ago, Iggy Pop and Jane’s Addiction vocalist Perry Farrell might well have been musical father and son. But, since their glory days, they’ve taken their own distinct paths, and their new albums show things have taken a new turn for both men. In addition, other artists with new CDs in stores include Radiohead, Roxy Music, the Cult, Doyle Bramhall II and Brand New Immortals. Continue reading