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
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…
How it should be played, Keith!
Source: Isaac Asimov Asks, “How Do People Get New Ideas?” – MIT Technology Review Alone time for being creative is the most important take away for me in this brief monologue on creativity. Too many cooks do spoil the broth, most times.
Source: 5 Things We Learned From the New Lou Reed Biography | Pitchfork An interesting and apropos comment on relationship: “However, when Laurie Anderson entered the picture, this pattern changed. “Laurie’s way of handling herself, and why their relationship worked and lasted for such a long time, is she never gave up her independence. SheContinue Reading
“Powerman.” Source: The Kinks’ Dave Davies on His Best Riff and UFO experiences
For basically a two chord song, I’m not sure it justifies the skirt on Cale but what the hell.
Various members moved in and out of the group, including a couple of female singers, as Reed and Cale sought to define the music they wanted to create. They initially named the group the Warlocks, though the possibility of the Falling Spikes – an allusion to the slang use of “spike” for a syringe –Continue Reading