Jesse Valencia

The Dandy Warhols’ Zia McCabe on Living the High Life

(Zia McCabe, photo by Mike Morgan)
Jesse Valencia interviews Zia McCabe of seminal band The Dandy Warhols, celebrating their 25th anniversary and the release of their latest album Why You So Crazy.   I’ve always admired the music of The Dandy Warhols, and they’ve delivered again with their new record Why You So Crazy, out now on Read the full article
Jesse Valencia

Jesse Valencia is an actor, musician, writer, and filmmaker from Northern Arizona whose writing has appeared in Phoenix New Times, Flagstaff Live!, and The Big Smoke. He first appeared onscreen opposite Tom Sizemore in the indie crime drama Durant’s Never Closes, and is currently studying screenwriting at the David Lynch Graduate School for Cinematic Arts at the Maharishi University of Management. He plays music with the band, Gorky, who've put out the records The Gork…And How To Get It!, More Electric Music, and Mathemagician. He holds an MFA in Creative Writing and an MA in Literature from Northern Arizona University, is a veteran of the U.S. Army, and is currently at work on his first feature film.

The Meek Shall Inherit … What? Rush 2112

The next installment of Joel Gunz’s music column Blood, Sweat & Vinyl examines Rush album 2112 and explains the difference between analogue versus digital and why analogue is (always) better.

Blood, Sweat & Vinyl: Introduction: Dropping the Needle

Blood, Sweat & Vinyl is a music column by Joel Gunz sharing records that are the soundtrack to his life, examining each album critically, and providing their historical context—exploring why they mattered when they were created, and why they continue to matter now.

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