Archive for the 'Music Business' Category


Def Leppard Deserves It

If rock critics are so smart, why is Kraftwerk not in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame? They don’t come more influential than the German synth act, and if you’ve ever been to one of their shows, it’s mesmerizing, even a non-fan would be wowed. But there’s a long history of critics being clueless. […]

Todd Rundgren-Why He Belongs In The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Todd Rundgren “Open My Eyes” Nazz The Rolling Stones taught us the opening track on an album must be a killer, it must take you on a roller coaster ride, it must leave the station and never relent. “Open My Eyes” fits the bill. “Hello It’s Me” Nazz Am I the only person who prefers […]

Bob Geldof Part 1-SiriusXM This Week

Recorded live in Dublin, Ireland. Tune in today, Tuesday December 11th, on Volume 106, 7 PM East, 4 PM West. Hear the episode live on SiriusXM VOLUME: HearLefsetzLive If you miss the episode, you can hear it on demand on the SiriusXM app: LefsetzLive

Myopia

The music business should be much bigger than it is. But the old guard running on fumes is running on self-interest and there’s no vision. Usually we rely on artists for vision, but as a result of income inequality the best an the brightest don’t go into music and the “artists” we do have are […]