Interview with BLR

corso interview

This is an unusually wide-ranging interview I did earlier in 2011 with Raphael Smarzoch for the Deutschland Funk radio program “Corso”, recorded by me from a Skype conversation. In it, I speak of the origins of Tuxedomoon, the late’ 70’s scene in San Francisco, the history of San Francisco, gay surrealism, punk rock, the Mabuhay Gardens, meditation, the creative tension in Tuxedomoon, man’s place in the universe and on and on and ever anon. Lend me an ear.

Author: Blaine L. Reininger

Blaine L. Reininger was born July 10, 1953 in Pueblo, Colorado. Then he lived a life. By and by, he founded Tuxedomoon with Steven Brown in 1977. He traipsed around America, tuxedomooning until 1980, when he began to traipse around Europe. As a direct result of all of this traipsing, many musical compositions were composed, most of which found their way to some sort of mechanical device capable of reproducing musical compositions. This was mostly for the good. He now lives in Athens, Greece, where he is content.

One thought on “Interview with BLR”

  1. Blaine,
    You are such an inspiration to me. I really enjoyed this interview and hearing your voice and seeing you. Pueblo seems so far away doesn’t it? I’m glad though to be a small part of your roots. Take care, my friend. Kris


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