Archive for the 'The Music' 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 […]

I Am A Rock

A winter’s day In a deep and dark December I was freezing my balls off on the Tea Cup Express. The plan had been to ride the Orient Express up to the poma to ski Bolshoi Ballroom, but the light was so flat on the Poppyfields I decided to exit back to the front side, […]

Bohemian Chanukah

Six13 – Bohemian Chanukah (a Queen adaptation) This is so last decade. But it’s got over a million streams in under a week on YouTube. Now, is Article 13 gonna prevent these parodies? Beware of what you wish for. Rappers stole samples and then when rightsholders refused to license on reasonable terms, it became all […]