Archive for the 'The Music' Category

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 […]

The Luck Of The Draw

The Luck Of The Draw We’ve de-emphasized songwriting. That used to be the holy grail, to write a song that encapsulated life, that’s why music was the most powerful artistic medium, its ability to nail exactly what we were feeling. Last night I was listening to Seth Godin’s podcast about marketing. And Seth’s smart, but […]