Tagged: Rodriguez


Interview: Rodriguez and Malik Bendjelloul

Searching for Sugar Man, the outstanding debut documentary of Swedish director Malik Bendjelloul, tells the truth-is-stranger-than-fiction story of Rodriguez, a Detroit protest musician whose first two albums flopped in America in the 1970s. In South … read more »


Rodriguez Tours the West Coast

Old people suddenly remember what smoking weed was like. read more »

POSTED June 19, 2009 11:33AM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS: ,

FADER TV: Rodriguez Live At The FADER 56 Issue Release Party

We’re still stuck somewhere in the laid-back haze of last Thursday’s FADER 56 issue release party, where F56 Gen Fer Rodriguez casually resurrected a collection of songs buried long long ago. But let it haunt … read more »

POSTED September 11, 2008 2:04PM IN MUSIC VIDEO TAGS: ,

Live: FADER 56 Party With Rodriguez and Michna

To warm up for Rodriguez’s third ever appearance in the United States (that’s a big deal considering his essential album came out in 1969) at our Issue Number 56 party, we sipped on spirits generously … read more »

POSTED September 8, 2008 4:30PM IN FADER EVENTS TAGS: , , , ,

Freeload: Rodriguez, “Sugar Man”

Recently at FADER HQ we called up Sixto Rodriguez, aka Rodriguez, aka your mom’s favorite folksinger if she grew up in South Africa in the 1970s, so he could tell us everything about his life … read more »

POSTED July 21, 2008 3:34PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: ,