Archive for the 'Music Business' Category


Gregory Porter At Capitol Studio A

This guy could be the new Norah Jones. The lane is wide open, it’s unoccupied, it’s just that the American media has refused to embrace someone with talent whilst trumpeting young nincompoops in an effort to look hip. I went to pay fealty. It took me an hour forty to get there from Santa Monica, […]

Tommy LiPuma On Dan Hicks

Re: Dan Hicks Dear Bob, I can’t tell you how pleased I was to read your post on Dan Hicks. First, it helped bring me out of a deep funk I had been in since his wife Clare called me Saturday morning with the news that Dan had passed. Also, it was great to read […]

Coldplay At The Super Bowl

And the winner of the night? HONDA! For offering free Uber rides home, at least in SoCal, where I was watching. You make the most of an opportunity. The advertisements were so busy being clever that they missed their target. You want to make us believe in your product and want to use and buy […]

Music Moguls

Music Moguls: Masters of Pop – Money Makers – BBC Documentary 2016 This makes me feel inadequate. It makes me realize I’m not a businessman. Because a businessman puts the money first, and will do whatever it takes to not only generate revenue, but put as much as possible into his own pocket. It also […]