Rivers Cuomo

Rivers Cuomo Wants To Write An Elliott Smith-Influenced Album. Really?

By Alyson Camus | February 5, 2021

As a big fan of Elliott Smith, this is borderline offensive

Shooting Concerts In 2018: Some Of My Best Photos

By Alyson Camus | December 24, 2018

Shooting concerts has become a passion


By Alyson Camus | December 17, 2018

Thom Yorke is at the Orpheum Theatre on Wednesday and Thursday

An Evening With Rivers Cuomo At The Hi Hat, Saturday March 10th 2018

By Alyson Camus | March 11, 2018

I am talking about 27 songs that he performed alone, with his 2 acoustic guitars and 4 bottles of pink lemonade

Rivers Cuomo’s Shakespearean Nerd Nights Out

By Alyson Camus | July 11, 2015

‘I think only one of his plays — ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ — was an original story. He would read these history stories and combine different plots. And in the case of this play, that whole speech by Enobarbus about ‘the poop was beaten gold’ — that description of Cleopatra that’s so beautiful — he really lifted a lot of that from a different source. I’ve read the original. So it’s inspiring to know that even Shakespeare needed to rely on the work of people before him. That gives me license to do the same.’