MUSIC

Death calls for a “Cease Fire” Pt I

Death calls for a “Cease Fire” Pt I

Detroit proto-punk band Death released a timely new single this week, “Cease Fire”. The song is a plea for reflection in a reactionary world where people are arming themselves out of fear of the “other.” From the DINOSAUR VAULTS, the following is a 2015 conversation the band had with DINOSAUR’s Larry […]

Giorgio Moroder’s Beat Goes On: Part I

Giorgio Moroder’s Beat Goes On: Part I

Giorgio Moroder’s Beat Goes On, Part I, first appeared in DINOSAUR Vol 2, Issue 1, under the title “The Beat Goes On.” Interview conducted by Kurt B Reighley.  Some masterpieces demand a lifetime’s work and inspiration. Others reach completion before lunch is served. Despite being sung by a narrator with an “ageless […]

Giorgio Moroder’s Beat Goes On: Part II

Giorgio Moroder’s Beat Goes On: Part II

Giorgio Moroder’s Beat Goes On first appeared in DINOSAUR Vol 2, Issue 1, under the title “The Beat Goes On.” Interview conducted by Kurt B Reighley.  This is Part II of that interview.  Missed opportunities aside, the producer sounds unruffled as he recalls the many months spent assembling his first studio record […]

Brian Grillo: Signs You Don’t Belong

Brian Grillo: Signs You Don’t Belong

Brian Grillo: Signs You Don’t Belong in 1970s Suburban Torrance, California, first appeared in DINOSAUR Vol 1, Issue 2, Fall 2015, “The Issue That Fell To Earth.” Part 1 of Brian’s First Person essay is below.  The athlete illustrations on your freshman year high school Pee-Chee folders have been transformed […]