Archive for the 'Dustdevils' Category

Matador Archival Madness Extends Prior To Our Formation

By Gerard on Thursday, May 20th, 2010

With our 21st birthday pending, Matador’s research department is currently combing thru microfilm, dental records and ancient shrouds for clues that might shed light on how exactly American’s Most Beloved Independent Label came to fruition. It’s a painstaking process — much like the construction of the Golden Gate Bridge, human lives have been lost. And don’t think I’m not feeling guilty about it ; what’s the point of sending bright young men into a cavern without protective headgear when I could’ve just asked them to check out Michael Duane’s Facebook page?

Q: How Tough Were Things On The L.E.S. During The Early ’90′s?

By Gerard on Friday, May 29th, 2009
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A : NOBODY COULD AFFORD LIGHTBULBS! The Duane/Delaney/Ibold/Reid Dustdevils, if not the band’s classic lineup,  certainly the only one with a clip (or two) on the YouTube.