“Heavy Mellow: Death Affirming Yoga with Daniel Chamberlin”
A conversation about participatory mindfulness installations, radically inclusive Zen + yoga, and transcendent death metal about turds.
Paisley Gate, December 2019
“Indianapolis gets a new radio station — and it isn’t today’s top hits”
A profile of Inter-Dimensional Music and the genesis of Big Car Collaborative’s community radio station, WQRT 99.1FM.
Indianapolis Star, April 2018
“Squat a House in Marfa; Invite the Public to Look at Some Art”
A profile of Daniel Chamberlin’s South Plateau Adobe Ruin squat installation in Marfa, TX.
Glasstire, October 2015
Published in Arthur Magazine, Aquarium Drunkard, Budget Travel, LA Weekly, RES, Spin, Miami New Times, URB and SonarText.
“Smiles of Blood”
On Sound Baths, Liberation Through Hedgecraft, and the Healing Power of Righteous Heavy Music. Aquarium Drunkard, January 2020
Life off-the-grid in a Far West Texas border town. Arthur Magazine, April 2010
Talking shit with California compost wizard Tim Dundon. Arthur Magazine, December 2007
Camping out with Brightblack Morning Light. Arthur Magazine, July 2006
“Diamonds in the Rough”
A trip to the lonely desert mining town of Trona, CA. LA Weekly, October 2004
Jennifer Herrema on life after Royal Trux. LA Weekly, September 2004
“Uncle Skullfucker’s Band”
The discreet charm of the Grateful Dead. Arthur Magazine, July 2004
“A Slow, Strange and Grueling Thing”
Venturing behind Northern California’s Redwood Curtain for the Great Arcata-to-Ferndale Kinetic Sculpture Race. Arthur Magazine, March 2004
El-P and the Def Jux crew talk about high school shenanigans, Steven Seagal, a mother’s love and how to grow up without growing old. URB, May 2002
“Fuck You Heroes”
Autechre gets stoned on a bleak British beach and describe their music as folk, death metal and “an inside-out lung sticking out of the ground.” URB, July/August, 2001
“Higher State of Consciousness”
An account of the protests surrounding the 2000 Democratic National Convention in Los Angeles, including anarchist Web sites, a small riot, and a goofy rave-friendly political rally. URB, October 2000
“Don’t You Wonder Sometimes, About Sound and Vision?”
An interview with Chris Cunningham, the director of Aphex Twin’s “Windowlicker” and “Come to Daddy” videos. URB, May 1999