There was a week once, when I was running features at Splendid, when I interviewed Mick Collins from the Dirtbombs on one day and Ian MacKaye from Fugazi (actually we were talking about the Evens) on another, maybe the highlight of my life, music features-wise. One of the things that Collins told me was that the next thing he wanted to do was a bubblegum album. After that, he said, the Dirtbombs would be done most likely. That was about ten years ago, so obviously he may have changed his mind. But in any case, he has finally made good on his threat to explore the lighter side of 1960s psych rock, with Ooey Gooey Chewey Ka-blouey, out yesterday on In the Red. Sounds pretty great to me. What do you think?