D. M. Collins

D. M. Collins is a writer, editor, journalist, historian, DJ, YouTube VJ, playwright, D-list celeb, curator, luthier, activist, poet, and folk troubadour based in Los Angeles.

He hosts the monthly literary event A Rrose in a Prose, interviews bands for BRGRTV, and is a passionate spokesman for polyamory and bisexual/pansexual/polysexual visibility. Musically, he leads psychedelic folk ensemble The Children of Jack Acid and performs dance/spoken word with avant classical soundscape artists WORDS (Lolipop Records).

His past achievements include being the first DJ at dublab.com, founding the Pickle Factory gallery, hosting music segments for Time/Warner’s SoCal’s Finest series, and serving as L.A. RECORD‘s New Music Editor for many years, where he is still a reporter-at-large.

Right now he’s working on a short story collection and compiling a book of his best interviews, which will likely bring Chuck D, Deepak Chopra, Daryl Hall, Earl Scruggs, Gil Scott-Heron, and the Trashwomen together for the first time.

His dog is named Valerie Solanas.

You can read a lot of his work here.

4 thoughts on “D. M. Collins

  1. Hey D.M.!

    I’m the PR Director for a music apparel project based out of DTLA that is hosting an indie music festival during the Downtown Art Walk tomorrow February 13. I would love to invite you out with a press pass so check out the following url and email me at hype@unraveledartists.com if you’re interested in covering the festival. Thanks!

    The Unraveled Music Festival: http://dtla.unraveledartists.com
    Brand Website: http://ww.unraveledartists.com

    I’Von Lakey
    E: Hype@UnraveledArtists.com

  2. eBook: Anarchy in a Cold War

    The following book might be of interest:

    Free ebook version (PDF, epub and mobi) of Anarchy in a Cold War is now available at

    Book description:

    Anarchy in a Cold War is a novel by Kurtis Sunday set in the West Berlin alternative-squatter-Punk scene during the latter part of the Cold War. The city, a focal point in the conflict between East and West, was a capitalist enclave smack in the middle of Communist East Germany. It was entirely surrounded by the Berlin Wall, complete with razor wire and machine gun posts. There is much that is familiar and much that is not. The Cold War is raging and the missiles are armed and waiting in their silos. If nuclear war breaks out there will be a four minute warning. There is no internet and perhaps NO FUTURE. Reality? Sur-reality? Or hyper-reality?


    America First, Germany Second:

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