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Kim Fowley

Musings on Kim Fowley and Edgar Froese

Michael Nirenberg | Posted 01.27.2015 | Arts
Michael Nirenberg

These two artists couldn't be any more different, yet each had enormously prolific outputs that have influenced culture directly and indirectly. These two careers that cannot be summed up adequately in short order.

Legendary Punk Rock Producer Kim Fowley Dead At 75

AP | By MESFIN FEKADU | Posted 01.16.2015 | Entertainment

NEW YORK (AP) — Colorful rock musician Kim Fowley, who produced for The Runaways and co-wrote songs for Kiss and Alice Cooper, has died after a long...

Miriam Linna Is Nobody's Baby -- Her First Solo Album Shimmers and Soars

Holly Cara Price | Posted 11.12.2014 | Entertainment
Holly Cara Price

After moving to the States at a very young age from Sudbury, Ontario, Canada, she became the drummer in the original lineup of the Cramps. Linna was a drummer -- a chick drummer -- and this was pre-Bangles, Go-Gos, Bikini Kill, Sleater-Kinney, White Stripes. There were no chick drummers in the 1970s. People took notice. Joey Ramone, for instance.

Books by Five Fierce Women: Cherie Currie, Kelly Cutrone, Melissa Febos, Chris O'Dell, and Sue Scheff

Holly Cara Price | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Holly Cara Price

If you're looking for a great summer read by a woman writer who really has a tale to tell, I invite you to take a look at one or all of these titles.

Ch-Ch-Ch-Ch-Cherie Currie, Ex-Runaway, On Life After Being a Cherry Bomb

Holly Cara Price | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Holly Cara Price

Rock and Roll was a man's world in 1975. Until the Runaways, that is. Guitarist Joan Jett and drummer Sandy West dreamed the dream, and so did 15-year-old Cherie Currie.

Michael Shannon Channels Kim Fowley in Runaways

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The Los Angeles punk music scene is at the center of The Runaways, which opened in limited release on March 19 and goes wider in a couple of weeks.

Queens of Noise: The Runaways

Kim Morgan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Kim Morgan

Others weren't sure about Kristen Stewart and Dakota Fanning paired up as Joan and Cherie, I thought they at least looked perfect. Maybe I'm just a sucker for platform shoes, feathered hair and super tight jeans writ large.

HuffPost Review: The Runaways

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

It's a wonder no one has made a movie about the Runaways before now. Even more surprising: that someone would make a movie about them and make one as mundane and formulaic as The Runaways.