My inspiration! “On a recent weekend, John Cale and friends played two programs in the bam Next Wave Festival. On Thursday and Friday, they played “The Velvet Underground & Nico”; on Saturday, they played music from Cale’s long and daring solo career, in celebration of his seventy-fifth birthday. Cale is eternally Next Wave, avant-garde forever.Continue Reading
The Canadian was performing with the Minnesota Orchestra, but one musician didn’t take kindly to his remarks. Give’em hell Rufus!!!! Source: Trumpeter backing Rufus Wainwright storms offstage over political comment – Blog | q | CBC Radio
Kent, England – Ginger Baker the legendary drummer of ‘Cream’ arrived home to surprise two burglars ransacking his home in Kent England. The 2 men identified later by Police are Nigel Fawlty 32, and Basil Thatcher 27. Baker age 76, long known for his vicious temper and surly attitude, attacked the two men, knocking themContinue Reading
Source: What Björk’s Cryptocurrency-Paired Album Means For The Music Industry Given the above, there’s no question that blockchain will revolutionize the music industry in a powerful way, and it’s very possible that in a few years we’ll look back on this moment as the pivotal intersection point. Only time will tell.
It’s the kind of find that record collectors dream about. In 2002, Warren Hill is idly flipping through the records at a Chelsea flea market when he comes across an acetate with “The Velvet Underground” and the date “4-25-66” handwritten on the label. He pays a whopping $.75 for the item and soon discovers thatContinue Reading
NASHVILLE — There’s an old (overused) saying that goes something along the lines of, never talk politics or religion around the dinner table.It’s not (necessarily) bad advice… Source: Outspoken Corb Lund says he’s done talking politics: ‘Put it in your song’ | Toronto Sun Put it in your song. I couldn’t agree more…
Source: You Should Never Quit Making Music: Here’s Why – hypebot I’ve only ever been discouraged about music once. Too much booze takes all the fun out of it for me.
A fast history of punk legends The Damned. Includes: gob, vomit, cider, sulphate, haunted mansions, Cheesey Wotsits, arguments, breakdowns and mad, bad and dangerously loud rock music Source: The Damned: an epic tale of fast living and faster music – Classic Rock Ummmm, pretty much all of this is taken word for word from theContinue Reading
How it should be played, Keith!
How a band truly plays together. No my favourite of their best songs but this is a stand out video – especially for the time – 1977.