Tuesday, October 22 2013
He didn't play his old band's songs for years. Now, with CIRCLES SUPER BON BON, Doughty tackles the ghosts of his past and tells PopMatters all about it (and guitar pornography).
Monday, February 18 2013
In this sprawling, revealing interview with former Soul Coughing frontman Mike Doughty, PopMatters learns from the alt-hero-turned-troubadour what makes a good cover song, how it's like growing up in a bipolar household, and the details of the collapse of the music industry straight from the inside of it.
Wednesday, December 19 2012
This year's best books about music include thought-provoking reads on how music works, in-depth histories of the underground, and soul-searching autobiographies from legendary (and not-so-legendary) performers.
Tuesday, March 20 2012
Our writer went to speak to Mike Doughty prior to his show about his new (excellent) memoir, his unique tour, and his great new album. What he got, however, was a first-hand view of one of the most unique audience ejections we've yet seen, and Doughty tells us all about it ...
Tuesday, December 16 2008
The former Soul Coughing frontman talks with PopMatters about his new album Golden Delicious, the joys of being a solo artist and being addicted to... MSNBC.
Wednesday, August 6 2014
While Ken's House is a clear improvement over Doughty's previous album of Soul Coughing covers, it still contains its fair share of questionable decisions.
Sunday, January 6 2013
Mike Doughty's covers album seems like an odd collection of logical and left-field choices. But in his hands, they almost all turn out to be good decisions.
Monday, January 16 2012
Former Soul Coughing frontman Mike Doughty's new memoir is unflinching, hilarious and honest, but not without its flaws. That said, it's still one of the best books you'll read this year.
Monday, November 21 2011
Doughty's latest solo offers provides fun hooks and plenty of nuggets to reward multiple listens.
Thursday, October 15 2009
Doughty goes small with an intimate album of songs accompanied mostly by acoustic guitar and cello. It's a successful u-turn from his overproduced last album.
Monday, October 6 2014
Those who know Mike Doughty as an acoustic singer/songwriter will no doubt do a double take when they hear his take on hip-hop with his tune "Oh My God Yeah Fuck It".
Wednesday, April 3 2013
Former Soul Coughing front-man and solo artist Mike Doughty crowd-funds a re-imagining of his former band's material.
Monday, August 29 2011
Zee Avi and Mike Doughty gave in-store performances at J&R to promote their new albums.
Thursday, December 11 2008
Words and Pictures by Sachyn Mital