Archive for 2019/04

Your Fanbase

You’ve got to build it from scratch. And you have to know each and every member and how to reach them. Remember the MTV era? Instant heroes who soon became zeros. The faster you make it, the faster you lose it. In other words, if you’re depending on the label, the corporation, to bring you […]

This Is It

There are no do-overs, just like there’s no crying in baseball. You start at GO! and you never pass by again, if only you knew then what you know now. You were much better looking than you ever thought you were. You look back at the pictures and marvel how skinny you were, your flaxen […]


You don’t know how many times I’ve wished that I could Mold you into someone who could Cherish me as much as I cherish you Everything sounded good on the radio today. Last week I was skiing in Colorado, and I came home to spring in Southern California. That freshness in the air, especially in […]

Stephen Marcussen-This Week’s Podcast

Mastering…the final process in making a record, but most people don’t know anything about it. Stephen Marcussen has mastered the records of the Rolling Stones, Eagles, Stevie Wonder, R.E.M., Gillian Welch, the Decemberists, the list goes on and on. If you listen to this podcast you will understand what mastering is and how it is […]