The Plain Dealer in Cleveland recently printed an interview with Steve:
"I'm really proud of the Dream Syndicate and our role in music history," he says. "It makes me think it's a shame if someone hadn't seen us. But it would also a shame is someone would see us and say 'What was the fuss all about?'
"We did something at the time that almost nobody was doing, doing music with a guitar was kind of a radical crazy thing . ... The nice thing about the reunion is that in the '80s we were trying to evolve and get new fans. We don't care about that anymore. We just want to make ourselves happy, and our fans happy. We are what we were."
The Chicago Tribune also featured an interview:
"When we started the band, Kendra and I had this thing where we either wanted to be loved or hated, with nothing in between," he says. "We wanted to make polarizing music, be aggressive and even confrontational. Sometimes we'd try to see how long we could do a song — 40 minutes, 50 minutes — just to amuse ourselves. Or we'd do ridiculous covers of then-current radio songs. It was just bratty behavior by people who were 22 at the time. We were kids."
Check out details and some great images of this show at The Bowery Electric over at Now I've Heard Eveything.
|2013-12-05||San Francsico, CA|
|2013-12-06||Los Angeles, CA|
|2014-01-23||Todos Santos, Mexico|
|2014-01-24||Todos Santos, Mexico|
|2014-01-25||Todos Santos, Mexico|
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