Archive for 2015/09

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 […]


It’s like there are two internets. One of skeptical consumers doing their best to navigate their lives and the other of scumbag providers doing their best to win through subterfuge. Then again, in a world where brands are revered and Volkswagen cheats why do we expect people to bend over backwards for businesses? We can […]

More Oslo

I forgot to tell you I went to the Viking Ship Museum! I’m back in Santa Monica and I feel like I’m still moving at 600 miles an hour. You know, that feeling where your body’s all tingly and you’re afraid you’re gonna lose your balance? I started early this morning in Oslo. Our takeoff […]

Rhinofy-Roll With The Changes

This song has been going through my head ever since I heard Gary Richrath died. R.E.O. Speedwagon was just another faceless Midwestern band slogging it out on the road until “Roll With The Changes” emerged on the airwaves in ’78 and convinced me the band was not only a comer, it had arrived. I don’t […]