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Noe Gold

Noe Gold

I have been features editor at the Hollywood Reporter and an editor and contributor to Variety, editor-in-chief of Movies USA, Bikini and Guitar World and a columnist for the Village Voice and the New York Daily News. My company, noemedia, produced FX HEROES, a national newsstand magazine about big action movies. In television, I have served as the Managing Editor of VH1 and a writer/producer for Turner Broadcasting.

My entertainment news column, "The Daily Fix", was a regular feature of the AOL Entertainment Channel. My stories have appeared in Rolling Stone, GQ, USA Today, Premiere, The Movies and The Los Angeles Times Magazine.

I am the author of articles and books on the music of Jimi Hendrix, Frank Zappa, Ry Cooder, Miles Davis, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Albert King and Jaco Pastorius, among others. I recently revived what used to be known as a mail-order company, Guitar Galaxy, to market and distribute some of the artifacts I was known for when I edited and founded Guitar World magazine.

"Cinema is truth 24 times a second" - JL Godard "I'm glad I don't like spinach, because if I did then I would eat it, and I can't stand the stuff." - JL Godard in "Pierrot le Fou" "Film is like a battleground. Love, hate, action, violence, death. In a word, emotion." - Samuel Fuller in JL Godard's "Pierrot le Fou"

List of articles in the library by artist

Ry Cooder's Search For The Lost Chord

Interview by Noe Gold, Guitar Works, March 1981

Cooder gesticulates in much the same way as he articulates musically – with an emphasis that lets you know he's earned the insight. ...

Gram Parsons: Grievous Angel

Review by Noe Gold, Crawdaddy!, April 1974

GRIEVOUS ANGEL is the final, triumphant chapter of an epitaph Gram Parsons must have begun writing years ago. No one could have done it better ...

Bonnie Raitt: Takin' My Time

Review by Noe Gold, Crawdaddy!, January 1974

SPUNKY, THAT'S got to be the word for it. A hybrid of spicy and funky. ...

Eric Weissberg: Dueling Banjos

Profile and Interview by Noe Gold, Crawdaddy!, June 1973

TWO SETS of calloused digits have been seen onscreen recently in movie houses large and small, strutting over the frets of a Yamaha guitar and ...

Frank Zappa & The Mothers of Invention: Over-Nite Sensation (Discreet)

Review by Noe Gold, Crawdaddy!, December 1973

THERE HE sits, perched atop his Olympian toadstool, dropping farts and thunderbolts into a tape recorder. Few have escaped his world unscathed by his grungy ...

Frank Zappa: Zappa's Inferno

Interview by Noe Gold, Guitar World, April 1987

FRANK ZAPPA'S fully-equipped home recording studio is where he'd most rather be. "I never go out," he says, though his Laurel Canyon home commands a ...

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