1. Chuck Prophet Says 'People Are Exhausted by Pop Culture -- But I'm Not,' Plus Exclusive 'Your Skin' Video Premiere

    March 10, 2017 6:20 PM EST "If anything weird happens, call me back," says Chuck Prophet . The 53-year-old California singer/songwriter is behind the wheel of a Ford Econoline van laden with his band Mission Express' equipment, en route from San Francisco to Austin, Texas, where on March 10 and 11, they&…

  2. Lou Reed Tribute: An Epic, Weird Night at SXSW for 'One Motherf---er of a Songwriter'

    March 15, 2014 10:13 AM EDT Alejandro Escovedo, Lucinda Williams, Spandau Ballet, Chuck Prophet, the Black Lips, Suzanne Vega and Sean Lennon were among the artists at the first full-scale tribute to Lou Reed since his death The absence of a full-scale, high-profile tribute to the late Lou Reed has been glaring, and…

  3. Yep Roc Celebrates 15 Years With Concerts, Rarities

    May 16, 2012 12:15 PM EDT Exclusive Premiere: Watch Robyn Hitchcock's 'There Goes the Ice' Video Yep Roc Records will celebrate 15 years with a three-night birthday party. The indie label's Yep Roc 15 concerts will be held October 11-13 at the Cat's Cradle in Carrboro, North Carolina, and…

  4. Alex Chilton's Life, Music Honored At SXSW

    March 21, 2010 10:00 AM EDT The late Alex Chilton was memorialized by colleagues, friends and admirers on Saturday at South By Southewest -- with words and, most importantly, with music. Following a warmly reverent and nostalgic afternoon panel at the Austin Convention Center -- with Big Star co-founders Jody Stephens…

  5. Escovedo Ready To Rock On 'Real Animal'

    May 19, 2008 12:00 AM EDT On his upcoming album, "Real Animal," veteran singer/songwriter Alejandro Escovedo got to do something he hasn't done since his days in Rank & File and the True Believers. On his upcoming album, "Real Animal," veteran singer/songwriter Alejandro Escovedo got to do…

  6. Age of Miracles

    September 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Chuck Prophet has been solo since 1990, after establishing his bona fides with California's psychedelic country punks Green on Red. Chuck Prophet has been solo since 1990, after establishing his bona fides with California's psychedelic country punks Green on Red. But it's only…