The Underground Sound Thursday November 24th 2011 interview with JENNY LENS

November 24, 2011 by mikail

Listen in as Meri St. Mary talks with JENNY LENS, visionary & infamous punk photographer.  We start off with her book "Punk Pioneers When Punk Was Fun" 1976-1980 with forward by Glen E. Friedman. With her artistic eye she not only snapped the outside of society denizens in the City of Angels, but also touring luminaries of the time. Whether her photos are up close & personal, live on stage, or choreographed locations these images will stay burned in your brain or open a floodgate of memories.  Jenny currently resides in LA & is working on an ebook on how to make simple healthy, cheap meals, she is also a web consultant & sells her photographs. Jenny is forthcoming, witty  and wise & truly is the queen of her own domain!

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The Underground Sound - Thurs, 4-28-2011 with bassist KIRA of Black Flag & DOS

April 29, 2011 by mikail

The Underground Sound
Every other Thursday 12:00 AM to 4:00 AM

Meri St. Mary interviews one of Hollywood's most treasured bass players KIRA, who has played in numerous bands including Sexsick, Twisted Roots, DC3 & more before joing BLACK FLAG. 

Kira Roessler

Kira recorded & toured with this band while simultaneously going to UCLA where she graduated.  After Black Flag, Kira formed a two-bass duo DOS with then husband Mike Watt (another monster bass player). DOS still performs to this day leaving the listener loving the sublities & hardness of dueling basses!  Kira also co-wrote some songs for what would be the Minutemen's final album 3 Way Tie (For Last).  Kira now works as a dialogue editor on theatrical films & won an Emmy for her work on the John Adams episode "Don't Tread On Me" as well as some major releases from Under the Tuscan Sun to Confessions of a Dangerous Mind.  Kira has appeared in the documentaries We Jam Econo:  The Story of the Minutemen & American Hardcore.

Listen in as Kira shares her knowledge & experience as one of the hardest working woman around. She is verbose,witty & generous with her story, you'll walk away wanting to hear more. Kira is writing original music, loves her two dogs & her Garz 3/4-scale custom bass!

 

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The Underground Sound - Thurs, 3-31-2011 with Craig Pop Artist

April 3, 2011 by mikail

The Underground Sound
Every other Thursday 12:00 AM to 4:00 AM

Meri St. Mary interviews SF based Craig Pop Artist

Craig Pop Artist

Having been inlfuenced by pop art and rock and roll, Craig began his professional career photographing Queen. While working for Rolling Stone magazine in the 80's he met Robert Mappelthorpe, Stephen Sprouse and Debbie Harry who encouraged him to explore other mediums, thus his patining career began. While working for Oprah Winfery his first illustarations were used in a natinal Ad campaign. Most recently his photography is featured in the book "I am in the band". Craig is proud to show his work at Lennon Studios, Bathroom Murals. Listen in as Craig weaves a tapestry of tales on his journey through the art & entertainment world. He is at once down to earth, articulate, forthcoming and funny.

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