Barry Conley: What He Stole & From Whom He Stole it
Barry “Lord” Conley’s place in the pantheon of wild-assed California lore is well assured since if your resume includes Wasted Youth, L7, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, and Miles Davis well, then, you most definitely have paid the cost to be the boss. So when Conley says he’s ready to come clean about the finer points of felonious genius, you just do what we did: Shut up and listen. “I tend not to think of this as ‘ripping off’ other people but more as ‘assimilating’ these production techniques and putting my own spin on them,” says Conley. Exactly.