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Blog entries by April Fox
April FoxFrom Asheville, North Carolina, April is the author of Object Permanence and Spine. Family legend says that before she could even stand on her own, she would dance in her walker to the sound of bands like Black Sabbath and Pink Floyd. Her dancing skills have not improved since then, but she has maintained a healthy love for good, loud music, with her tastes running mostly toward grunge, punk, psychedelic rock, and most things with alt- in front of them.
The WhigsThe rockers from Athens, Georgia discuss their songs and influences. Dean WeenDean breaks down The Deaner Album and talks about his mom's nightmare-inducing cream puffs. Johnny Hickman of CrackerJohnny takes us through some of Cracker's '90s hits and explains how they navigate between punk and country. Hank & CupcakesThe colorful, kinetic duo explain how they cook up songs, including the one named for a boorish TV host. Claude Coleman, Jr. of WeenThe longtime drummer for Ween talks about his time in the group, and why it takes several bands to replace them.