JoE Silva came to music journalism in the early 90's via poverty and isolation. Having accepted a government posting to Key West with his growing family, new records and concert tickets were suddenly impractical and out of reach. He could have reverted to his teenage practice of scamming publicists for freebies without an actual byline, but that hardly seemed reasonable at his age. So he and a friend launched QRM, the Southeast's Alternative Music Review. Hundreds of interviews and far fewer ads sales later, their backers decided to invest their time and money elsewhere, and JoE was forced to sally forth on his own.
List of articles in the library by artist
Report and Interview by JoE Silva, Remix, 1998
"THE RECORD COMPANY didn't have a clue what was going on." ...
Interview by JoE Silva, Remix, August 2003
WE ARE ROLLING in a ridiculously immaculate Land Rover beneath a calm Atlanta skyline just after sunset. ...
Profile and Interview by JoE Silva, Ray Gun, January 1999
After surviving legal entanglement, personnel losses and numerous bouts of bad luck, XTC return with their first new album in seven years. Joe Silva ventures ...
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