Archive for 2008/08

Irving Responds

You are missing the points on leaks.  Once the album is delivered and in the pipeline the artist doesn’t freak out.  When it’s a leak of a work in progress it’s like photographing one of them in the nude that doesn’t want to do that…  the gnr leaks were poor quality unmixed and unfinished. My […]

More G N’ R

A little birdie told me the deal with Best Buy is done.  All that’s left to do is sign the contract. Of all the marketing/distribution ideas I received in response to my missive, I’ll only reveal one, that upon the album’s release, Axl Rose should commit suicide. This is brilliant insight.  Nothing’s a better story […]

Chinese Democracy

I don’t expect it to be good. You can lament the absence of Slash and Duff, but the real key was Izzy…  Izzy added the grit, the dirt, the rock and roll, once he left Guns N’ Roses, the band was like Wings.  Good, but no Beatles. Actually, not that good. Guns N’ Roses’ debut […]

Today’s Downloads

"Bama Breeze"Jimmy Buffett Now I know how Jimmy Buffet feels I heard "Mexico" on No Shoes Radio. I’ve never really been but I’d sure like to go. James Taylor’s career was heading towards the cliff and then he went to work with Lenny Waronker and Russ Titelman recorded the breezy "Gorilla" and was back on […]