Join Sparkle Motion on Tuesday, January 17th @ 2PM for a conversation with local music journalist and novelist Michael Goldberg, author of two music related books from 2022, “Wicked Game: The True Story of Guitarist James Calvin Wilsey” (HoZac Records and Books) and “Addicted To Noise: The Music Writings of Michael Goldberg” (Backbeat Books).
Goldberg was Founder/ Editor-in-Chief of the first online web music magazine Addicted to Noise from Oct. 1994 to June 2000. He got his professional start with a feature story about New Orleans band, The Meters, in Francis Ford Coppola’s magazine, City of San Francisco. He went on to publish work at the San Francisco Chronicle and magazines including Esquire, downbeat, Creem, New Musical Express, and many others, before becoming senior writer and West Coast editor for Rolling Stone (1983-1993).
Goldberg will choose songs from his book Addicted to Noise and share his musical insights with KALX listeners.
Photo Credit: Roni Hoffman