VOL 2 ISSUE #1

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 […]

David Bowie: “Infinitely Inspiring.”

David Bowie, infinitely inspiring, was the honoree and the theme-sake of DINOSAUR’s The Issue That Fell To Earth and the “50 Over 50 List,” published in September of 2015, months before the release of Blackstar and his untimely death in January of 2016. The passages that follow introduced the feature and accompanied Bowie’s top spot on […]

Prince: “The Coolest Musician Alive.”

Prince: “The Coolest Musician Alive.”

Prince is still the coolest musical alive, writes Lee Gardner, in DINOSAUR’s “50 Over 50” List from DINOSAUR Volume 2, Issue 1.  Fifty-seven-year-old Prince Rogers Nelson dresses sort of like an aging housewife on a cruise and hasn’t had a Top 10 hit in more than thirty years, but he’s still […]

Debbie Harry: “The Queen of Punk”

Debbie Harry: “The Queen of Punk”

Debbie Harry, The Queen of Punk, still reigns says Larry Hirsch on DINOSAUR’s 50 Over 50 List from Volume 2, Issue 1 Illustration by Jim Winters.  Debbie Harry has been the Queen of Punk Rock since everyone got together to start making punk and realized they needed the oversight. With […]