Thunderspiel operator Mike Watt is punk rock personified. Known as a founding member of the beloved Minutemen, blue-collar bass player for the influential trio fIREHOSE, el jefe on stage with the resurrected Stooges and his perceptive spoken word solo projects. Mike Watt has truly created one of the most important bodies of work in the American underground canon by faithfully delivering DIY music fused with the unlikely customs of funk, punk, folk and avant-garde jazz. Over the decades, Watt has remained true to the "Jam Econo" ethos of frugality that originally inspired him, emerging as one of the most highly figures in contemporary independent music. Mike Watt is Cut From a Different Cloth!