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Lou Reed: 10 Questions for Lou Reed

Interview by Jaan Uhelszki, MOJO, February 2003

The Dark Prince entertains Jaan Uhelszki with tales of rewriting Poe, not punching David Bowie and understanding the emotional history of the amplifier. ...

Hall & Oates: Confessions Of An Odd Couple

Interview by Jaan Uhelszki, Creem, August 1977

THE PHONE RANG and an unfamiliar voice said: "Is this Jaan Uhelszki?" Assuming that the caller was a bill collector or someone of like obnoxiousness, ...

Cat Power: Freebird

Interview by Jaan Uhelszki, Harp, February 2003

While Chan Marshall's primal folk and haunting melodies are urgent and straightforward, on stage and in person, she is a study in contradictions. Jaan Uhelszki ...

Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks: Stephen Malkmus: Just for Jicks

Interview by Jaan Uhelszki, Harp, May 2003

Generational icon, quirky wordsmith, and esoteric record hound, Stephen Malkmus, the former lead singer of Pavement, indie rock's most important band, has unleashed a second ...

Ramones, The: Johnny Ramone: Johnny's Last Stand

Interview by Jaan Uhelszki, MOJO, November 2004

The taciturn, stony-faced dictator behind the Ramones' three-chord punk masterplan, in one of his last-ever interviews, Johnny Ramone emerged as a man at peace with ...

Oasis: Noel Gallagher of Oasis

Interview by Jaan Uhelszki, Harp, January 2007

OASIS MAJORDOMO Noel Gallagher is turning back the clock. Not just because he’s staring at the specter of turning 40, but because he and his ...

Cat Power: Chan Marshall (aka Cat Power), 31, New York City, N.Y.

Interview by Jaan Uhelszki, Harp, July 2005

Chan Marshall isn't like the rest of us. She's gifted with a pristine voice, a keen mind, a restless heart and an attuned sense of ...

Ornette Coleman, 76, Manhattan

Interview by Jaan Uhelszki, Harp, November 2006

ORNETTE COLEMAN is one of the true immortals. A metaphysician, philosopher and futurist as much as a revolutionary musician, he set melody free from it's ...

The White Stripes: Jack White: White Noise

Interview by Jaan Uhelszki, Harp, July 2005

YOU KNOW what they say: You are what you listen to. So what does that say about Jack White? Actually quite a bit: That he's ...

Bright Eyes: Inside Conor Oberst (Literally!)

Interview by Jaan Uhelszki, Harp, January 2005

JOHN LENNON sang, "I may be a dreamer, but I’m not the only one," in 1970’s 'Imagine'. ...

Patti Smith

Interview by Jaan Uhelszki, Harp, September 2004

BY FRONTING her own rock band – issuing lyrical missives from the depths of her fertile unconscious that rivalled anything that Bob Dylan ever scribbled ...

Alice Cooper: Last Night A Record Changed My Life

Interview by Jaan Uhelszki, MOJO, October 2003

Back when he was dodging Phoenix rednecks as frontman of The Spiders, Alice Cooper's heart opened to a Broadway show soundtrack. ...

Al Green: Green's Day

Interview by Jaan Uhelszki, Harp, March 2005

AL GREEN'S genius spans four decades, and during those often tumultuous years the man who is routinely referred to as the last great Southern soul ...

Lucinda Williams: Southern Comfort

Interview by Jaan Uhelszki, Harp, May 2005

LUCINDA WILLIAMS is a splendid mess, a charming and bruised beauty. ...

John Frusciante

Interview by Jaan Uhelszki, Harp, July 2004

YOU MAY know John Frusciante as the intermittent guitarist for the Red Hot Chili Peppers. He infamously quit the foursome only moments before he was ...

Phish: Trey Anastacio, 40, Manhattan

Interview by Jaan Uhelszki, Harp, December 2005

A YEAR after dismantling Phish, one of the jam scene's most beloved institutions, Trey Anastasio continues to receive hate mail from bereft fans. ...

Marianne Faithfull: Marianne Faithful: Strong Poison

Interview by Jaan Uhelszki, Harp, January 2005

INITIALLY MORE infamous than famous, Marianne Faithfull was known more for her extraordinary beauty and her liaison with Mick Jagger than she was for her ...

Morrissey: Nine Perfect Minutes With Morrissey

Interview by Jaan Uhelszki, SOMA, December 2000

ONCE, HE was the bespectacled singer of archetypal British guitar band The Smiths; now he's living in Los Angeles and shopping for a label. ...

Kelis Doesn't Get Mad, She Gets Even

Interview by Jaan Uhelszki, Rolling Stone, 9 March 2000

Hip-hop's current It Girl talks about her reputation, decision-making, and more ...

Emmylou Harris

Interview by Jaan Uhelszki, Harp, June 2006

IN MORE politically incorrect times there was an ad campaign that featured famous women wrapped in full-length Russian mink coats – people like Elizabeth Taylor, ...


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