Mike Doughty, founder and singer of Soul Coughing, has released 11 solo albums in the 21st Century, including Haughty Melodic and Stellar Motel, and a memoir, The Book of Drugs (he’s currently writing a second one). He makes electro tracks under the names UUL and Dubious Luxury; his opera Revelation was staged in conjunction with WNYC; he’s currently writing songs with Wayne Kramer from the MC5. He recently posted his 100th weekly new song for his Patreon subscribers. And, finally, he has three improvised-music bands in Memphis, where he lives: Moticos, Baby Men, and Spooky Party.
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[ABC] By Allan Raible **** First off, it is funny that Mike Doughty and Suzanne Vega have dropped albums the same day considering that Doughty’s former band Soul Coughing’s 1994 debut album was named “Ruby Vroom” in tribute to Vega’s then somewhat newly born daughter, Ruby Froom. That album was produced by Tchad Blake who […]
[Brooklyn Vegan] By Bill Pearis Former Soul Coughing frontman Mike Doughty will release his new solo album, The Heart Watches While the Brain Burns, on October 14. He made the album after moving from New York — where he’d lived since the ’80s — to Memphis, TN, working with longtime collaborator Good Goose on tracks […]
[PopMatters] By Brice Ezell 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”. For his latest album, the pledge-funded Stellar Motel, singer/songwriter Mike Doughty decided to go in a direction far different […]