Tips For Bringing A Crowd: Local Artist’s Guide To Beating The Struggle

Some good advice here on the following: Struggle #1: The local music scene seems cliquey. Struggle #2: You’re getting low show attendance. Struggle #3: People don’t buy records like they used to. Struggle #4: You’re reluctant to accept help. Source: Tips For Bringing A Crowd: Local Artist’s Guide To Beating The Struggle – hypebot

Living Colour: “Come On” – My Best of YouTube

AWSOME Performance by all. WE don’t die. More here: http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/see-living-colours-fervent-come-on-on-seth-meyers-w502481 Shade is Living Colour’s first new album in eight years; the LP was inspired by a Robert Johnson tribute performance in 2012. “I think the blues is overlooked in its complexity,” Reid told Rolling Stone. “We see it so much that we don’t even see itContinue Reading

Back in 1982 I was dealing acid at Jim Morrison’s grave and that’s when I first met Vladimir Putin.

Source: Back in 1982 I was dealing acid at Jim Morrison’s grave and that’s when I first met Vladimir Putin. A few minutes after we dropped Vlad asked how long before the effects would kick in, and I said about half an hour or so. I said he’d feel a sort of rising sense ofContinue Reading

10 Things You Might Not Know About the SM58

We’re celebrating the vocal mic’s 50th anniversary with true tales from its storied past, courtesy of Shure Historian Michael Pettersen. Source: 10 Things You Might Not Know About the SM58 | Shure Blog The Shure SM58 has become the touchstone for a professional vocal microphone, perfect in form, function, and feel. For many musicians, itContinue Reading

The War on Drugs Is Still Playing Rock the Old-Fashioned Way – The New York Times

Holding On Source: The War on Drugs Is Still Playing Rock the Old-Fashioned Way – The New York Times There is hope. I like what this band is doing and they way the singer/writer talks about it. This could be the future the music business has been waiting for. Back in the way back ofContinue Reading

LISTEN: RADIOHEAD COVERS GLEN CAMPBELL’S ‘RHINESTONE COWBOY’

Glen Campbell, the Rhinestone Cowboy himself, passed away the morning of Tuesday, August 8. The 81 year old country legend had been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s four years earlier, a diagnosis he coped with in his later music, most notably his final album, Adios, released just two months before his death. A string of tribute covers haveContinue Reading