Spider joined the trippin’ family when he and Devi met at a pub in London. He regaled her with tales of sex, drugs and rock ‘n roll, she said, “Dude, tell the blog.”

Band interview: The Adorkables

December 11th, 2009 by Spider

The Adorkables: "She Loves Me Not"The Adorkables are an upbeat and cheerful pop punk outfit hailing from the ideal climates of floral industry and grape vineyards of Salinas, California. We caught the singer and bassist of the quartet Eric to discover how did the catchy tunes end up in Devi Snively’s feature film “Trippin’”. Read the rest of this entry »

You Got What You Wanted…

December 7th, 2009 by Spider

Basically if you are in a rock band you probably are there for the phallic extension. If you say anything else you are most likely lying. And then you’ve heard the phrase “only after one thing”. Never quite sure which participant this refers to.

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Band interview: The Rainman Suite

December 4th, 2009 by Spider

The Rainman SuiteWelcome to paradise – for pop punk fans! We’re interrogating the Billie Joe Armstrong of the Rainman Suite Josh Robinson fresh from tour. The trio’s singer guitarist is answering questions about penicillin upon his arrival back to his home turf of sunny Los Angeles. Their latest CD “Teenage Zombies” is out now and can also be heard in Devi Snively’s “Trippin’”. Read the rest of this entry »

The Importance of Catching a Pint and Catching a Flight

November 30th, 2009 by Spider

The Elephant's Head - Camden TownThe tourists always looked the same when looking at the Camden High Street in the busy beehive sometimes referred to as London. It was a quiet afternoon pint with a musician friend of mine and someone who was referred to as an roadie – although he just travelled with the band and did little apart from getting pissed and making sexist jokes. Read the rest of this entry »

Welcome to Along Came A Spider…

November 26th, 2009 by Devi Snively (The Directrix)

spider ocean smSpider has contributed to publications worldwide from fanzines and websites to film festival brochures and glossy magazines.  His work has been published in magazines such as American Music Press and Loud Fast Rules (in the States), Big Cheese (UK) and Rumba (Finland). He has interviewed musicians from bands like The Clash along with filmmakers such as Julien Temple. He is currently keeping a low profile in writing and is concentrated on playing the music that he loves.

That said, he has kindly offered to share his rock ‘n roll lifestyle (and highlights of those of the musicians he encounters along the way) with us here on the trippin’ site.  But before he dives in, I’ll let him explain in his own words how he came to join the trippin’ family.

Take it away, Spider… Read the rest of this entry »