Source: Dallas Observer.
He’s an avant-garde music legend and creator of the electric rake, but Eugene Chadbourne’s music may not attract more than a so-called cult following of true music fanatics. Just don’t say that around the musician himself.
“I have always thought the use of this word (cult) in reference to people with informed, specific interests in music, films, books, art, scenery and so forth was cutesy-cutesy,” Chadbourne says. “It is a way of putting down people who learn about things. Just because a bunch of people like Ben Webster on tenor saxophone doesn’t mean he has a cult.