Archive for 2022/07

The Instagram Fracas

Evolve or die. Every time a tech company capitulates to its audience and rolls back the future it’s a mistake. The best example being Netflix saying it was going to become a streaming company and the hoi polloi bitching that they still needed to rent DVDs by mail. Who’d want to stream movies? Well, despite […]


From: Tim Palmer Subject: Sandy Roberton Bob, I’m completely devastated to report that my manager of almost 40 years, the legendary Sandy Roberton has died. I first met him while I was engineering for a German producer/client of Sandy’s called Zeus B. Held in London. We were working on the Dead or Alive album. Sandy […]


Spotify playlist: This album is a masterpiece. Except when Johnny Depp sings, that’s unlistenable, you can’t click off fast enough. This collaboration between Jeff Beck and Johnny Depp has gotten positively scathing reviews. The kind that say why was this record made and no one should ever hear it. Which meant that I wasn’t […]

Mike Campbell-This Week’s Podcast

We cover it all, from Florida to L.A. to Denny Cordell to Jimmy Iovine to Jeff Lynne to George Drakoulias to the Dirty Knobs and Don Henley. You’re gonna dig this Heartbreaker’s testimony!