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Neflix vs. the Oscars

Generational change happens while you’re busy arguing about disruption. Happened in the music business. For over a decade, we heard about piracy, after the advent of Spotify, we heard about streaming payouts, meanwhile the bitchers got older and the users got younger and the paradigm shifted. In music the oldsters have no chance, because they […]

Bohemian Rhapsody

So what have we learned? It was the worst-reviewed Golden Globe winner in 33 years: Bohemian Rhapsody Is the Worst-Reviewed Golden Globe Winner in 33 Years Not that I needed Rotten Tomatoes to tell me this, I’ve been tracking it all along. Excoriated in the press, I’ve yet to find one person who didn’t absolutely […]

Tricky Dick And The Man In Black

Tricky Dick and The Man In Black | Official Trailer This is utterly marvelous. Then again, would you expect anything less from two time Oscar winner Barbara Kopple? With cheap video equipment, today everybody is a documentarian, especially in the music sphere. But the result is oftentimes unwatchable, because of lack of talent. But not […]

The Show’s The Thing: The Legendary Promoters Of Rock

They got it right. When so many get it so wrong. Of course I’ve got complaints. First and foremost, those who were left out. Then again, those who pay for the writing of history control it. And the people involved did a mighty fine job. If you were there, you’ll resonate. If you weren’t, maybe […]