Peter Checks In With News On New Filthy Friends LP & Tour


Hey, this is Peter. I just got home from seeing Matthew Sweet and Tommy Keene, and thought I’d catch y’all up on current affairs. This Friday the 25th, my new band Filthy Friends releases it’s first l.p. titled Invitation. The group is comprised of me, Corin Tucker from Sleater-Kinney, Scott McCaughey, Kurt Bloch, and Bill … Continued

Video: Michael Reads from On Tyranny


In this video clip from Artists Space, Michael reads from Timothy D. Snyder’s book On Tyranny: Twenty Lesson From the Twentieth Century:  

Filthy Friends Interview


Peter’s new band, Filthy Friends, with Corin Tucker of Sleater-Kinney fame, has an album coming out on August 25th.  The pair did an interview recently with the Willamette Week which you can read Here     

Glenn Campbell Tribute: “Wichita Lineman”


R.E.M.’s take on Jimmy Webb’s classic “existential country song” “Wichita Lineman” (1994) made famous by Glenn Campbell who recorded the song in 1968. This post is a tribute to Campbell who passed away Tuesday at the age of 81.