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Dec 27, 2019

Many people struggle to find that one thing that they are good at, and that they find nourishing. Carla Rhodes has found at least two fulfilling undertakings.

Carla Rhodes, Lydia and Tim

Since she was 9 years old, Carla has been a respected and well known ventriloquist. Along with her irritable sidekick Cecil Sinclaire, Carla has performed at The...

Dec 20, 2019

Happy holidays to all the listeners of The Lydian Spin!

This week is Lydia's Christmas Special. Lydia all by herself, playing some of her favorites from her catalog and others. Enjoy!

Dec 13, 2019

Kid Congo Powers is one of Lydia's oldest friends.

Lydia & Kid Congo Powers

They met when the California native showed up on Lydia's doorstep on LES, NYC, and ended staying with her for six months. Since then, Kid Congo has gone on to become a prolific guitarist and singer. He has been a member of The Gun Club, The Cramps and Nick Cave and the...

Dec 6, 2019

Bob Bert became a drummer by accident. Originally he was an artist who studied painting and screen printing at the School of Visual Arts in Manhattan. Bob Bert & Lydia Lunch After a couple of drinks at a club in Hoboken, his late wife Linda yelled out his name, when the band that was about to play announced they were looking for a drummer....

Nov 30, 2019

Marty Nation said , "if the price of going fast is to crash so be it". He is no hypocrite, he has lived by those words.

Marty was also Lydia's ex-boyfriend and costar in Richard Kern's film Fingered. Lydia met Marty when he was a hair dresser for people such as Threes Company star Joyce Dewitt. Marty has also been a...