John Roderick

For Prince, playing a rock club was an act of throwing down the gauntlet.

Waiting for Prince to take the stage at the Showbox last Thursday

Waiting for Prince to take the stage at the Showbox last Thursday evening for the first of four shows in two days, the crowd was… Continue reading

 

For those of us who grew up in the shadow of the

For those of us who grew up in the shadow of the

For those of us who grew up in the shadow of the baby boom, force-fed the misremembered vainglory of Woodstock long after most hippies had… Continue reading

 

Nouela: paying her opening-act dues.

Answers & Advice: Showbiz Ain’t Friend-Biz!

And the merits of the butt-peepage clause.

 

Side Saddle plays SW’s Reverb Local Music Festival along with 50 other

Side Saddle plays SW's Reverb Local Music Festival along with 50 other local bands, on Saturday.John Roderick is the singer and songwriter responsible for The… Continue reading

Nouela plays SW’s Reverb Local Music Festival on Saturday, Oct. 6, with

Nouela plays SW's Reverb Local Music Festival on Saturday, Oct. 6, with 50 other local bands.John Roderick is the singer and songwriter responsible for The… Continue reading

Answers & Advice for Jay Inslee and Aerosmith

Answers & Advice for Jay Inslee and Aerosmith

"Everyone, even someone who has probably shot cocaine up his nose with a crossbow, needs a reason to get out of bed in the morning."

Answers & Advice for Jay Inslee and Aerosmith
John Roderick’s Answers & Advice: Blow Harder

John Roderick’s Answers & Advice: Blow Harder

Taking questions from some of the city's loudest, most invisible talking heads.

John Roderick’s Answers & Advice: Blow Harder
Answers & Advice: Cash to Roderick

Answers & Advice: Cash to Roderick

Porta-Pottie alternatives, oysteravaganzas, and exposed bosoms.

Answers & Advice: Cash to Roderick
Answers & Advice: Surviving Folklife

Answers & Advice: Surviving Folklife

What to bring, how to dress, and when to watch the sky for oatmeal.

Answers & Advice: Surviving Folklife

John Roderick is the singer and songwriter responsible for the Long Winters.

John Roderick is the singer and songwriter responsible for the Long Winters. His column runs in SW's Reverb Monthly (look for the May issue tomorrow).… Continue reading

Seriously, don't fall in love.

Answers & Advice: Coming to America

John Roderick goes around the horn with the M's latest Japanese export.

Seriously, don't fall in love.
Roderick: Irony or Seriousness?

Roderick: Irony or Seriousness?

Actually, relentless positivity might be the new fuck-you.

Roderick: Irony or Seriousness?
Answers & Advice: Real Gangster

Answers & Advice: Real Gangster

Regulators: It may be necessary to brandish your sword.

Answers & Advice: Real Gangster

John Roderick is the singer and songwriter responsible for Seattle’s the Long

John Roderick is the singer and songwriter responsible for Seattle's the Long Winters. Send your questions to jroderick@seattleweekly.com.Luke Burbank: Is there a knack to keeping… Continue reading

Answers & Advice: Carry the Weight

Answers & Advice: Carry the Weight

Why would an adult male want to get smaller?

Answers & Advice: Carry the Weight
Answers & Advice: Shout It Out Loud

Answers & Advice: Shout It Out Loud

All great "first songs" should make you want to learn more kick-ass jams as soon as you can.

Answers & Advice: Shout It Out Loud
John Roderick's Answers & Advice: Ch-Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes

John Roderick’s Answers & Advice: Ch-Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes

Passing on Auto Shop was almost as bad a move as that earring, Dad.

John Roderick's Answers & Advice: Ch-Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes

John Roderick is a regular columnist for Reverb. His band, the Long

John Roderick is a regular columnist for Reverb. His band, the Long Winters, plays the Showbox at the Market as part of the City Arts… Continue reading

John Roderick: Take It or Regret It

John Roderick: Take It or Regret It

Opportunities onstage, in the studio, and in interviews are too fleeting to play it smug.

John Roderick: Take It or Regret It
Answers & Advice: Seattle's Stalinism

Answers & Advice: Seattle’s Stalinism

To discuss Nirvana is to demonstrate that you are unfit to discuss Nirvana.

Answers & Advice: Seattle's Stalinism