* out now on clenchedwrench *
- il sogno del marinaio second album canto secondo -
- il sogno del marinaio album la busta gialla -
- spielgusher album -
- dos album "dos y dos" -
- my third opera "hyphenated-man" -

il sogno del marinaio second album 'canto secondo' il sogno del marinaio debut album 'la busta gialla' 'spielgusher'
dos' 'dos y dos' mike watt's 'hyphenated-man'



also available is my book "on and off bass"
and the mike watt throbblehead


mike watt's hoot page

here's a site put up on the web by me to let folks know what's up in my wack life


I live in pedro.
I work the thud staff.
I jam econo.



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* next watt gigs! *




mike watt + the missingmen

featuring tom watson and raul morales

saturday, january 3 at 9 pm
at cafe nela
1906 cypress av.
cypress park, ca
(323) 332-2027




mike watt + the secondmen

featuring original secondmen pete mazich and jerry trebotic

fifth save music in chinatown event!
sunday, january 11 at 3 pm
at human resources la
410 cottage home st.
los angeles, ca
(213) 290-4752

punk rock bbq!
sunday, february 15 at 4:30 pm
at liquid kitty
11780 w. pico bl.
los angeles, ca
(310) 473-3707




mike watt + the jom & terry show

featuring tom watson and jerry trebotic

thursday, february 12 at 8 pm
at madhaus
624 pine av.
long beach, ca
(949) 933-3287




mike watt + the secondmissingmen

featuring pete mazich, jerry trebotic,
tom watson and raul morales
(plus vince meghrounin on
sax for three tunes)

we're gonna try to make up for all
those flams from my bday gig!

saturday, march 14 at 10 pm
at di piazza's
5205 e. pacific coast highway
long beach, ca
(562) 498-2461




stuff that's going on right now w/watt


"punk is whatever we made it to be" sticker

punk is whatever we made it to be sticker

I give all proceeds to
www.doctorswithoutborders.org


stuff from watt's recent past


  • new! very first il sogno del marinaio u.s. gigs ever: "canto secondo tour 2014" - read tour diary here!

  • me and my missingmen worked "hyphenated-man" overseas where mostly it ain't ever been before on the third opera europe tour 2014 - read tour diary here!

  • get the word's-eye view from watt's diary of touring w/iggy + the stooges during 2013 where he got to work the bass!

  • the il sogno del marinaio europe tour 2013 went from february 14 to march 9 in support of their debut album "la busta gialla" - read the tour diary here

  • me and my missingmen did the 2nd heapin' helpin' of 3rd opera tour 2012 to work "hyphenated-man" live in the u.s. one more time, from september 28 to march 10 - read the tour diary

  • get the word's-eye view from watt's diary of touring w/iggy + the stooges during 2012 where he got to work the bass!

  • first gigs w/edward and georgie in eighteen years! watt's diary of the "smokin' on the ol' pink pole" tiny tour of april 2012

  • me and my missingmen did the "hyphenated-man in europe 2011" tour to work the third opera live over on that side of the atlantic... you can read the tour diary here

  • get the word's-eye view from watt's diary of touring in europe w/iggy + the stooges during 2011 where he got to work the bass!

  • me and my missingmen did the "north american hyphenated-man tour 2011" to work the third opera live in canada + u.s. and you can read the tour diary here

  • get the word's-eye view from watt's diary of touring w/iggy + the stooges during the "big day out" 2011 festival in new zealand and australia where he got to work the bass!

  • read how me and my missingmen indeed did sally forth on the "hyphenated-man in japan 2010" tour to work the third opera live for the first time ever, tour diary here

  • get the word's-eye view from watt's diary of touring w/iggy + the stooges during 2010 where he got to work the bass!

  • our first time playing together - we did six gigs and built first album - read the il sogno del marinaio mini-tour 2009 diary

  • blowing some clams all by myself at this little time out new york july 31, 2009 recital

  • read what watt, tom watson and raul morales wrote in the mike watt + the missingmen "prac'n the 3rd opera" tour 2009 diary (there's a week worth from peak too!)

  • get the word's-eye view from watt's diary of touring w/iggy + the stooges during 2008 where he got to work the bass!

  • read the spiel chimped in watt's brother's sister's daughter "japan tiny tour 2008" diary where he got to learn from japanese underground music scene during fourteen gigs in fourteen days there!

  • get the word's-eye view from watt's diary of touring w/iggy + the stooges during 2007 where he got to work the bass!

  • first three funanori songs released - mywasteofspaceplace page here

  • watt cover story/interview in the april 2007 issue of bass player magazine

    april 2007 issue of bass player magazine


  • read watt's word's-eye view about iggy + the stooges in france, switzerland and texas (march 2007) where he got to work the bass!

  • read the mike watt + the missingmen "parallel universes" euro tour 2006 (nov - dec) where watt opened for the red hot chili peppers w/his latest trio and also did bass for four gigs w/the stooges

  • read watt's word's-eye view about iggy + the stooges in iceland, europe and argentina (may - sep, 2006) where he got to work the bass!

  • read watt's word's-eye view about iggy + the stooges at the "big day out" 2006 in new zealand and australia where he got to work the bass!

  • read watt's word's-eye view about iggy + the stooges in spain, portugal, france, italy, switzerland, belgium and england (may 27 - august 30, 2005) where he got to work the bass!

  • watt + the secondmen did the "el mar cura todo in europe too" tour 2005 (apr 4 - may 13) in europe. read the tour diaries

  • watt + the secondmen did the "el mar cura todo" tour 2004 (sep 16 - nov 20) in the u.s. and canada. read the tour diaries

  • watt + the secondmen live on wfmu - oct 23, 2004, playing four songs and doing some spiel

  • read watt's word's-eye view about iggy + the stooges in scotland, ireland, england, germany, sweden, denmark, serbia, greece, france, italy, austria and spain (jun 3 - 6 + june 28 - july 15, 2004) where he got to work the bass!

  • read watt's word's-eye view about how dos does a tinytour of canada (jun 24, 25 + 26, 2004 jazz festivals in winnipeg and saskatoon) where kira and him got to work the bass!

  • read watt's word's-eye view about iggy + the stooges first three gigs ever in japan (mar 19, 20 + 22, 2004) where he got to work the bass!

  • watt + the secondmen did the red hot chili peppers support tour 2003 (oct 8 - 27) in the u.s. and canada. read the tour diaries

  • read watt's word's-eye view about iggy + the stooges first two gigs ever on the european continent (sep 12 + 13, 2003) in spain and france where he got to work the bass!

  • watt + the secondmen (first six weeks w/pete mazich, then the last two and some w/paul roessler - jerry trebotic on drums on all of it) did the "the cord that spun its own top" tour 2003 (apr 1 - may 28) in the u.s. and canada. read the tour diaries

  • asheton, asheton, mascis + watt at the pukkelpop 2002 festival in hasselt, belgium. here's a review in dutch and live photos of the gig

  • watt + the secondmen (first five weeks) + the jom & terry show (second four weeks) did the "our oars became wings" tour 2002 (apr 15 - june 15) in the u.s. and canada. read the tour diaries

  • watt + the jom & terry show did the "time to cat and not mouse" tour 2001 (sep 11 - nov 5) in the u.s. and canada w/tom watson on guitar and jerry trebotic on drums. read the tour diary!

  • watt does one more thump shift on the j mascis + the fog "more light" tour 2001, third leg (europe, june). w-h-o-a ! - this tour got cut short - we survived a van crash near falkenberg, sweden on june 17 - the rest of the tour was canceled! read watt's tour diary!

  • watt worked the boom tube for j on the j mascis + the fog "more light" tour 2001, second leg (usa + canada, apr - may). read watt's tour diary!

  • fog spiel! read ray neades' interview w/j mascis + the fog

  • see/hear j mascis + the fog play "blowin' it" live in a chicago studio filmed feb. 10, 2001

  • watt set sail again w/ j for the j mascis + the fog "more light" tour 2001, first leg (usa + japan + australia, feb - mar). read watt's tour diary!

  • watt did bass for j, became a deckhand for the j mascis + the fog "more light" tour 2000 (usa + europe, oct - dec). read watt's tour diary!

  • watt and the pair of pliers "enough w/the piss bag" tour 2000 (sep - nov). tom watson was on guitar and vince meghrouni was on drums. read the tour diaries

  • that illness

  • watt and masina record "izniknami badem drvo" for the balkans without borders benefit compilation for doctors without borders

  • the black gang have a 7" called "this is a prayer" out on kill rock stars (krs 352). nels cline plays guitar and wrote the title song. bob lee does drums

  • watt and the pair of pliers "searchin' the shed for pliers" tour '99 (sep - nov). tom watson was on guitar and vince meghrouni was on drums. read the tour diaries

  • george hurley helps watt record "sidemousin' the bong" along w/petra haden and stephen perkins for the hempilation vol. 2 compilation

  • watt and the black gang "puttin' the opera to bed" tour '98 (sep - nov). nels cline was on guitar and bob lee was on drums. read the tour diaries

  • watt and the black gang "3rd time before the mast" tour '98 (apr - jun). joe baiza was on guitar and bob lee was on drums. read the tour diaries

  • watt and the black gang "hola marinaro" euro tour '98 (mar - apr). joe baiza was on guitar and bob lee was on drums. read the tour diaries

  • watt and the black gang crew "sticking the head out the hatch" tour '97 (oct - nov). joe baiza was on guitar and stephen hodges was on drums. read the tour diaries

  • stuff you might want to know about






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    mike watt maintains this web site after creating it on
    november 14, 1996

    last update:
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    shot of d. boon breaking the ice

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    (hear a 1958 interview w/john coltrane)




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