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
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
For basically a two chord song, I’m not sure it justifies the skirt on Cale but what the hell.
Noel Gallagher has spoken out about the recent experience of touring with U2 – revealing the true extent of their drunken antics and painful hangovers Source: Noel Gallagher got so drunk with Bono on tour that he tried to escape – NME Noel is a favourite of mine and a good songwriter. Bono I canContinue Reading
Source: Cover and Tribute Bands in Dallas Don’t Have Licenses But They Have Great Careers | Dallas Observer An almost coherent article or maybe it’s me. It does touch on licensing your cover or tribute act to play legally in a club. But basically, bottom line, is that bands doing tributes and covers are notContinue Reading
If you want to know more about this amazing songwriter, read his book “Bound for Glory” Source: Woody Guthrie, ‘Old Man Trump’ and a real estate empire’s racist foundations
Here’s a wake up call for you, and I will do my best to remain objective yet blunt. Your scene is dying, and it’s your fault. Promoters and bands alike. Your fault. You. Pissed off yet? Well strap Source: LOCAL BANDS & PROMOTERS: YOUR SCENE IS DYING AND IT’S YOUR FAULT | Bloodrock Media “THEContinue Reading
Source: The Legendary Free Music Night You’ve Never Heard Of – Noisey “[That night] was one of the worst experiences I’ve had,” says Bookman, now a host for radio station Indie 88. “That whole thing was really stressful, as you can imagine. They were so hot at the time, but also a handful. Nobody knewContinue Reading
30 minutes of musical history.