All posts tagged John Doe

John Doe, X Singer-Songwriter & Horse Guy

John Doe—singer/songwriter/co-founder of the band X and author, most recently of “More Fun in the New World: The Unmaking and Legacy of L.A. Punk”—conducts this live interview from the Austin horse barn, where his horses Red and Sugar had just received a trim from the farrier. Read more…

John Doe–founder-bassist-vocalist of legendary punk band X

John Doe–founder-bassist-vocalist of legendary punk band X (in the midst of a major national tour, including a stop in Saint Petersburg, FL), acclaimed singer-songwriter as a solo artist (he’s just re-issued & expanded his ’98 EP, “For The Rest Of Us,” now entitled “For The Best Of Us”), Read more…

John Doe–Founder-bassist of punk band X

John Doe–founder-bassist of legendary punk band X, a member of the country-folk X-offshoot The Knitters (who, after a 20-year gap, recently released a terrific new album, “The Modern Sounds Of The Knitters,” which includes the rollicking tale of a buffoon-ish slaughterhouse worker, “The New Call Of The Wrecking Ball”), Read more…

John Doe on The Dead Air Zone

While “Talking Animals” is my chief radio focus, I also host a weekly music show, called “The Dead Air Zone,” and on June 7, I was thrilled to be joined in studio by John Doe, the founder-bassist of legendary L.A. punk band X, who’s gone on to an acclaimed solo career as a singer-songwriter. Read more…