Archive for the 'Books' Category

The Tsar of Love and Techno

The Tsar of Love and Techno: Stories Marketing is a start. But it’s word of mouth that rules this world. And I’m telling you to read Anthony Marra’s new book, “The Tsar of Love and Techno.” Not because it has music in the title, but because it will make you forget about your little life […]

The John Seabrook Book

“The Song Machine: Inside The Hit Factory” We’re not in Kansas anymore. You will find the content of this book so offensive you will stop blaming Spotify for the death of music. Not that it’s that good. John Seabrook is a writer for the “New Yorker.” He specializes in covering what those in the industry […]

E-Book Sales Tank

“E-Book Sales Fall After New Amazon Contracts” Beware of your dream coming true. For years we’ve heard that music is undervalued, that people must pay more. But maybe the consumer doesn’t want to. That seems to be the case with e-books. When Amazon launched the Kindle no e-book was over ten bucks. A business burgeoned. […]

John Glatt’s Fillmore Book

“Live at the Fillmore East and West: Getting Backstage and Personal with Rock’s Greatest Legends” What people don’t understand is classic rock was a revolution, populated by the disenfranchised, hungry to have fun and make a difference. To think that these degenerates could conquer the world and lead a nation was anathema to the powers-that-be, […]