…the Beach Boys legacy is now in Irving Azoff’s grimy hands. This is like your childhood sweetheart, the one you always loved, marrying the class bully, the guy who made your life a living hell.
What an illustration of the Law of Unintended Consequences. Toss the dude out of your house and two years later he goes iconic, and four years after he becomes a superstar he dies and becomes legendary.
by Kyle K. Mann, editor-in-chief – That freaky summer of 1969 that I turned 18, I choose not to go to Woodstock. I was on the East Coast in Rhode Island with a couple of fellow-musician pals. We were spaced-out 60’s kids off the leash, with tickets to the show […]
An appreciation of The The’s Trilogy Box: Radio Cineola Volumes 4,5,6 (Cineola/Lazarus 2017) Night sounds in the day. The preposition’s adjusting. Shifting in his chair, from the evening, darkness composed, Across dawn. Matt Johnson takes care of the moon, By refocusing light on the city, powering it with electronics And […]
A response to I NEED A CHANGE the debut single by That Joe Payne Sighs from the angels descend in suitably unearthly chorus As the change Joe Payne needs most soothes the listeners soul With smooth sound. Classic chords unison as the God of song finds A daughter in […]
Eminem is back! And he’s in classic bar-for-bar form blasting at Donald Trump from his Detroit home. The cyphers went crazy too. Peep. (CNN)In what is perhaps the fiercest and the most exhaustive attack against Donald Trump in hip-hop, Eminem “came to stomp” Tuesday night, calling the President everything from “Donald […]
Songwriting ability is a gift. After a while, you come to realize, “I’ve really been blessed. I can write these things and it makes me happy, and it makes millions of people happy.” It’s an obligation, it’s bigger than you. It’s the only true magic I know. It’s not pulling […]
Sarah Knapton (Us Weekly) – Steven Tyler addressed rumors about his health in a new statement on Aerosmith’s website this week. As previously reported, the rocker recently canceled the final four shows of his South American tour. Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler addressed rumors about his health after canceling the final four shows of his tour […]
Thomas Earl Petty, October 20, 1950 – October 2, 2017 “Music is probably the only real magic I have encountered in my life. There’s not some trick involved with it. It’s pure, and it’s real. It moves, it heals, it communicates, and does all these incredible things.” ~ Tom Petty
“I wanna glide down over Mulholland, I want to write her name in the sky. I wanna free fall out into nothin’. Gonna leave this world for awhile.” 1:35 PM PT — Sources tell us at 10:30 Monday morning a chaplain was called to Tom’s hospital room. We’re told the […]