Archive for 2016/03

You Need To Be On Spotify

Maybe YouTube is not king. As of this moment, Mike Posner’s “I Took A Pill In Ibiza” has 200,912,604 streams on Spotify. But nowhere near this count on YouTube. The Vevo/YouTube clip has 37,303,201 views. The next most watched YouTube clip of the SeeB remix, which is the track we’re talking about here, has 1,697,208 […]

I Took A Pill In Ibiza

This is the video that sold me: Mike Posner, “I Took a Pill In Ibiza” Live at The Roxy – Los Angeles, March 8th 2016 Just when you think we’ve hit the end of the line, that music has got no future, you encounter something like this. Everybody didn’t sing along like this back in […]

David Gilmour At The Hollywood Bowl

Their Syd Barrett LPs made nary a dent in the U.S. Most people first heard “See Emily Play” when David Bowie covered it on “Pin Ups.” But when the crazy diamond was gone word started to spread, Pink Floyd were testing limits, in an era where that was admired, unlike today, where life is so […]

Good To Be Alive (Hallelujah)

I think I finally found my hallelujah That’s about the fifth hook in a song that’s only three minutes and nine seconds long. There’s the “Uh-hah,” the handclap/percussion, the keyboard, the staccato singing and and then…we’ve got this distorted vocal with a ton of other stuff under it, which ends with the track dropping down […]