Archive for 2011/04

Quote Of The Day

"The thing I hate the most about advertising is that it attracts all the bright, creative and ambitious young people, leaving us mainly with the slow and self-obsessed to become our artists.. Modern art is a disaster area. Never in the field of human history has so much been used by so many to say […]

Whipping Post-9/23/70

Duane’s dead. But he’s positively alive in this clip.  As well as long departed Berry and exiled Dickie. Shot before the breakthrough of the live album what’s utterly fascinating here is it’s the Fillmore East!  You’ve got memories in your brain, and that’s all they are, distant links to images past, and suddenly you’re confronted […]


Albums are for fans, singles are for newbies. Don’t make an album expecting to reach a new audience.  If you want to reach a new audience, focus on the single. I’m baffled by those who make a full length project the basis of their marketing campaign.  Hell, I’m baffled they’ve got a campaign at all.  […]

How Does It Feel?

I’m having a hard time adjusting to Los Angeles.  When I left Colorado yesterday, it was dumping.  And there’s nothing like a snowstorm to make you feel fully alive.  The precipitation quiets everything, and in the silence you can almost hear your heart beat, it’s purely primitive, it’s just you and the elements. Whereas SoCal […]