Peter Jackson to make new Beatles documentary using unseen footage from ‘Let It Be’ sessions | The Independent

Jackson agreed with McCartney that the original does not represent what was actually happening in the studio at the time. “I was relieved to discover the reality is very different to the myth,” Jackson said. “After reviewing all the footage and audio that Michael Lindsay-Hogg shot 18 months before they broke up, it’s simply anContinue Reading

Chris Cornell, Searching for Solitude | Pitchfork

“People just don’t realize how much fun it is to be depressed,” he says with a grin—this from the man whose moods may have had as much historical impact on the gloominess of Northwest rock as the surfeit of negative ions in the air. more @ Source: Chris Cornell, Searching for Solitude | Pitchfork

Why composer Philip Glass viewed David Bowie’s ‘Lodger’ with skepticism – Los Angeles Times

Searching for a connection he could nurture, Glass focused on Bowie’s words, and ultimately discovered the seed of his symphony. “The writing was remarkable,” Glass concluded. “It was someone who had created a political language for themselves.” So Glass stripped “Lodger” of its music until only the lyrics remained. Then, Glass says, he “reset theContinue Reading