John Roderick

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. He is a regular columnist for Reverb and currently serving a tour… Continue reading

That’s Nick, center right, in the helmet.I wouldn’t normally out my friends

That's Nick, center right, in the helmet.I wouldn't normally out my friends as paintball nerds, but this bachelor party was just too rich to pass… Continue reading

 Free to Be… You and Me (1974) Uploaded by John Roderick. – Look

Free to Be... You and Me (1974)Uploaded by John Roderick. - Look out World!It's amazing how every note of every song from this production is… Continue reading

Elton’s tune The Bitch is Back was a big hit in the

Elton's tune The Bitch is Back was a big hit in the seventies, (it went to #1 in Canada), but it hasn't really maintained that… Continue reading

Erica NomuraThe Patty Murray benefit concert at Neumos last night worked as

Erica NomuraThe Patty Murray benefit concert at Neumos last night worked as a political rally, but like a lot of benefit concerts it kind of… Continue reading

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. He is a regular columnist for Reverb and currently serving a tour… Continue reading

Hey Seattle Weekly Reverb readers, I’ve been asked to step in for

Hey Seattle Weekly Reverb readers, I've been asked to step in for Chris Kornelis as Reverb Guest Editor for the next couple of weeks. I'll… Continue reading

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. His column runs every Tuesday on Reverb.I got a letter the other… Continue reading

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. His column runs every Tuesday on Reverb.It looks by now that the… Continue reading

John Roderick: In Defense of Shit-Talking

John Roderick: In Defense of Shit-Talking

If you've got nothing to hide, it's nothing to be afraid of.

John Roderick: In Defense of Shit-Talking
Myth 61 Revisited

Myth 61 Revisited

"Authentic pop music" is a fallacy that has forever plagued Bob Dylan. It also created his legend.

Myth 61 Revisited
Bumbershoot: America’s Next Long Winters Drummer

Bumbershoot: America’s Next Long Winters Drummer

An inside look at the grueling task of selecting a new stickman.

Bumbershoot: America’s Next Long Winters Drummer
John Roderick plays live inside the unfinished Crocodile Cafe.

John Roderick Meets the New Croc

The Long Winters’ frontman takes us inside the iconic, soon-to-reopen Belltown club.

John Roderick plays live inside the unfinished Crocodile Cafe.

John Roderick is the frontman of Seattle’s The Long Winters. He is

John Roderick is the frontman of Seattle's The Long Winters. He is a regular contributor to SeattleWeekly.com.On election night I wanted to be surrounded by… Continue reading

Super Furry Man-imal

Super Furry Man-imal

What your father won’t tell you about keeping a beard.

Super Furry Man-imal
Sex, Rock, and Reality

Sex, Rock, and Reality

I’m with the band… which is why I’m likely not hooking up with my female fans.

Sex, Rock, and Reality

“My reputation as a ladies’ man was a joke. It caused me

"My reputation as a ladies' man was a joke. It caused me to laugh bitterly the 10,000 nights I spent alone."-Leonard CohenIt is almost universally… Continue reading

Roderick: For those about to rock, he salutes you.

Seattle Über Alles

This could be a great city, if only we’d get out of its way.

Roderick: For those about to rock, he salutes you.

John Roderick is the lead singer and songwriter for Seattle-based band The

John Roderick is the lead singer and songwriter for Seattle-based band The Long Winters. His Reverb column runs every Monday.I took the train down to… Continue reading

Scum Also Rises

Scum Also Rises

Publicity, self-promotion, and integrity: How do you think Miley Cyrus got where she did?

Scum Also Rises