The Crane Wife is The Decemberists fourth album, but their first with a major label, and their most commercially successful to date. With songs about dead Civil War soldiers, dead girlfriends, a murderous gang of psychopaths and a dude who marries a crane, you know you have something good, if not a little strange and disturbing. But that's a large part of The Decemberists' … [Read more...] about PG Interview: The Decemberists’ Nate Query
Wolfmother is one of those balls out, lay it all on the line, power trios that you just don't see a lot of these days. I'm sure they are all nice fellows, but you get the sense that Wolfmother could crush any lesser band that got in their way. Their blend of rock and roll comes with a serious classic rock sound that reminds you of the good old 1970s when folks would drive their … [Read more...] about PG Interview: Chris Ross of Wolfmother
For the second year in a row, PopGurls attended the "Destination: LA" event, a gathering of Lost fans, cast and crew designed to celebrate the close of the season and raise some cash for the Children's Defense Fund. We didn't learn the secret of the island, but we did uncover some tidbits involving papayas, a vendetta against reality TV, Brisco County Jr. and Crank … [Read more...] about Another Quickie With the Lost Cast and Crew
The Go! Team Great American Music Hall San Francisco April 27, 2006 Let me say right off the bat and for the record that The Go! Team live is just as high-energy, fun and off the wall as their album Thunder, Lightning, Strike. For those who don't know them, the group is based in the U.K. and their music is a mishmash of 1970s influenced tunes performed with … [Read more...] about Let’s Go Team!
For someone who's only been a professional actor for the last four years, Alexis Dziena has racked up a pretty impressive list of credits. She's worked alongside Bill Murray and Jim Jarmusch in Broken Flowers, she's improvised with Amy Sedaris in Strangers with Candy, and her brief appearance on Joan of Arcadia reduced millions of fans to tears by coming between the title … [Read more...] about PG Interview: Invasion’s Alexis Dziena