Senior editor Jonathan Zwickel has been writing about popular culture since 2000 for publications in San Francisco, Fort Lauderdale and Seattle. Along with his work at City Arts, he occasionally contributes to Pitchfork, Stereogum and Thrillist. His first book, Beastie Boys: A Musical Biography, was published in 2012 by Greenwood Press. He lives on Capitol Hill with his best friend and personal trainer, Edison the Wonderdog.
The veteran MC is Seattle's conscience and its memory and his new album plays like a social media account that you actually want to follow.
A conversation with the Kremwerk booker will dispel any misunderstanding about the world of electronic music being cold, sterile or indifferent.