is a living contradiction. She polarises – whether she’s recording music (as a solo artist or with people like Nick Cave, Einstürzende Neubauten and Thurston Moore), writing explicit books or plays, performing as spoken word artist or acting in undergroud movies. The fifty-something ex-pin-up is still New York’s most passionate activist.
I never feel like 1980! So I listen to «1969» by The Stooges.
Which I do at least once a week... So I’m listening to the entire contents of my computer.
Please! The beach... I go to the mountains.... And there I listen to «When The Levee Breaks».
How could you not laugh, he was the best.
Any of my own records would do nicely, I’m sure.
Bobbie Gentry - Ode To Billie Joe
Sleep? What's that? You mean when I catnap between 6 and 9 AM? Mulatu Astatke - Cool, groovey, sublime.
I read on planes. Last book: «The Tomb of 500.000 Soldiers» by Pierre Guyotat. Fantastic!
Whatever diddy, I’m humming at the time... Right now it’s «Five Feet High and Risin'».
Don’t listen to music when I work. There is enough white noise in my head.