Patrick Sisson - Writer, Journalist, Cultural Documentarian, Music Lover

Tag: Girl Talk

Review July 2007 Link The Pitchfork Music Festival embraced its music snob roots by booking iconoclast Yoko Ono. But the three-day celebration of sonic diversity — which spread 39 acts over three stages in Chicago’s Union Park — was more populist than its reputation suggests. Nothing made that more clear than Saturday night’s closing […]

Interview Chicago Tribune January 12, 2007 “The Payoff Mix,” a Frankenstein according to one of its creators, was a song that raised questions that still haunt artists and record labels. In 1983, New York producer Steve Stein and his friend Douglas DiFranco, a studio engineer, created the tune, a technically precise and occasionally humorous reworking […]