Aaron Freeman

On ‘Freeman,’ the Former Gene Ween Recovers More than Just His Name

Recently in The Atlantic, Joshua Wolf Shenk countered the lone-genius myth with the example of cool Paul McCartney and wild John Lennon: competitive collaborators who…
Richard Gehr / July 22, 2014

7 Albums to Stream: Aaron Freeman, White Fence, La Roux, and More

To celebrate the end of yet another work week, we've rounded up a new batch of albums for your streaming pleasure. Grab a pair of…
Killian Young / July 18, 2014

Aaron Freeman (a.k.a. Gene Ween) Unveils Pop Adorned ‘Freeman’ LP

Ween founder — formerly known as Gene Ween — has returned to his birth name, Aaron Freeman, and is taking on a fresh, sober perspective…
Isabel Imperatore / July 15, 2014

Gene Ween Hawks ‘Final Demo Recordings’ to Ease Financial Struggles

Ween broke up in 2012, but former frontman Aaron Freeman has revived his Gene Ween alias for one last release. As Stereogum notes, the alt-rock…
Kyle McGovern / November 15, 2013

Gene Ween Says Band’s Split Came After Decade of ‘Struggle’

Following comments he made last month that the quarter of a century he and bandmate Mickey Melchiondo spent as the brilliant rock duo Ween had…
Devon Maloney / June 20, 2012

Ween’s Aaron Freeman on ‘Sober Ninjas’ and the Song That Made Him Cry

"As my music evolves, I want to get more and more adult contemporary." An odd pronouncement coming from Aaron Freeman — a.k.a., Gene Ween, one-half…
Rob Harvilla / May 25, 2012

Aaron Freeman, ‘Marvelous Clouds’ (Partisan)

Not an atom of irony to be found on Gene Ween's glorious rediscovery of kitsch king Rod McKuen.
Richard Gehr / April 9, 2012
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