Mike McCready‘s latest original music score premieres today at SXSW in “The Gift: The Journey of Johnny Cash“.
Thom Zimny’s “The Gift: The Journey of Johnny Cash” focusing on Johnny Cash legendary Jan. 13, 1968, visit to Folsom Prison, the California penitentiary.
The documentary features unreleased footages, commentary by John Carter Cash, Rosanne Cash, Emmylou Harris, Bruce Springsteen and music wrote by Mike McCready.
Born in Reggio Emilia in 1980. He created pearljamonline.it in 2001 and wrote the first edition of “Pearl Jam Evolution” in 2009 along with his wife Daria. He is collaborating with Barracuda Style and HvsR, he has collaborated with Rolling Stone, Rockol and Il Fatto Quotidiano. Since 2022, he is behind 2 podcasts: “Pearl Jam dalla A alla Z” and “Fuori Orario: Not Another Podcast”. He continues relentlessly to try to find “beautiful melodies that say terrible things”.
Favorite song: Present Tense
Favorite album: No Code
Favorite bands/artists other than PJ: Tom Waits, Ramones, Bruce Springsteen, IDLES, Fontaines D.C., Mark Lanegan, Cat Power, Dead Kennedys