Sep 122013

Following on from Chris Stroffolino’s Piano Van session with Dean & Britta he’s wriiten a (long!) blog post opening up the song and having a poke around it’s innards… As with many songs with catchy, sing along choruses, these lines are often the only lines of the song many casual listeners know, or have made [...]

Jan 112012

French webzine The Drone has a video interview (in English) with Dean Wareham talking about Galaxie 500 and including some live clips of Dean & Britta playing Galaxie 500 songs at the Fleche D’Or in Paris in last year. Dean Wareham interview at The Drone.

Jan 052012
Dean Wareham's Tokyo Diary

The Paris Review has posted Dean Wareham’s diary of his recent trip to Tokyo to play a couple of “Dean Wareham plays Galaxie 500″ shows, 20 years after Galaxie 500 had split meaning they never got to play there. From the stage tonight I notice three different people crying as I sing “Blue Thunder,” which [...]

Sep 252011
Everett True deconstructs his Blue Thunder single review

Not sure how this slipped by but last week Everett Truerevisited his review of Galaxie 500′s Blue Thunder single. The record was given the Single of the Week accolade in the Melody Maker’s singles reviews on 22nd January 1990 and was a pretty important step in Galaxie 500′s success. The review covers the a-side as [...]

Aug 172011

Design blog Rock That Font has a short interview with designer Frank Olinsky the designer of Luna’s Penthouse sleeve, as well as many subsequent Luna and Dean & Britta sleeves. Dean had discovered Ted Croner’s magical photos of New York City and knew they were just right for the package. Three pictures were used: the [...]