Archive for 2010/12

Phish Live From Madison Square Garden

I don’t care if you don’t care. This is not about Phish, this is about the future.  The future is establishing a tribe that never wants to be left out, even if it’s half a continent away. Dear Bob, I am watching the second set of the Phish webcast from MSG, NY right now sitting […]

Border Town

It was on Asylum. That’s one of the main reasons I purchased the Souther, Hillman, Furay Band’s debut.  Richie Furay had been in not only Buffalo Springfield, but Poco.  Stephen Stills and Neil Young had gone on to triumph in later incarnations, but Richie struggled.  This supergroup was his last great hope. J.D. Souther wrote […]


People don’t know they want it because they don’t know what it is. Same deal with MTV…  Who wants to watch music on television?  Turns out EVERYBODY DOES!  And if you’re a student of history, you know the channel single-handedly pulled the record industry out of a prolonged slump.  Of course MTV became more valuable […]

The Superstar Effect

The Long Tail was a myth. In a world where everything is available, people will gravitate to the top, the superstar, the one and only. It can be Google or Tiger Woods or U2.  Most people only have time for that which is universal, anointed by the media and their circle of friends. This is […]