Music

What does it mean to be a virtuoso?…

I’ve spent decades writing about music. I backed away from that as a constant pursuit several years ago because the...

Here Today, Gone Tomorrow…

Tommy Ramone has left the building. There are no more original Ramones.

Music to Rock It to…

Music to Rock It to…

Finding motivation to exercise over the holidays can be tough. One thing that can help – energetic music to get...

Thoughts about Ray…

Thoughts about Ray…

Ray Manzarek: Xs Exene Cervenka, John Doe remember a friend – latimes.com. I unabashedly love the Doors. Always have. I...

Must watch for musicians and fans alike…

Must watch for musicians and fans alike…

Dave Grohl’s SXSW 2013 Keynote Speech : NPR. This man gets it.    

Memories (and advice for aspiring rockers)…

Memories (and advice for aspiring rockers)…

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Van. Thanks to Greg Utter for posting this to his FB...

Trudging through the swamp…

Trudging through the swamp…

I’m going to lighten it up here a bit. ┬áLots of heavy stuff posted in the past few days, and...

RIP Lee Dorman…

RIP Lee Dorman…

Iron Butterfly bassist Lee Dorman dies at age 70.  

Baby steps…

Baby steps…

Taking baby steps back into the fold here. I sent this to a dear friend earlier today: 5 things that...

Top 5 from the future…

Top 5 from the future…

I used to clutter up this space at the end of every year with a smart-allecky list of the top...