Archive for 2015/12

Aspen Live

“I close for a living.” –Scott Borchetta Yes, he was there, and I could have listened to him all night, the journey from 19 year old bass player on the road with a country band to the majordomo of today’s most successful label(s). That’s right, Scott’s got a few, because each can only work a […]

The Bel-Air Starship

A Mansion, a Shell Company and Resentment in Bel Air And Gigi Hadid and her father Mohamed are media superstars. Not surprising in a nation where image is key, money trumps everything and the government needs to be drowned in the bathtub. Is this like FDR, the public was unaware he couldn’t walk, has America […]

December 8, 1980

I spent the night in the drunk tank. Ever been stopped for a DUI? You don’t want to be. And what’s worse is they expect you’ve been stopped before, that you know the routine, what to do, and when you don’t… The LAPD gets pissed. Well, let’s wind the clock back to 9 PM. My […]

Grammy Noms

It’s not your father’s Grammys. Forget all the horseshit about Madonna being snubbed. Prince too. These are not lifetime achievement awards, rather recognition of what is popular and successful. Yup, that’s what we’ve got. Not only were the alta kachers eliminated, we didn’t have any of the cred artists either, except Alabama Shakes and Chris […]