Music

Once more from the top…

Once more from the top…

Last year I made a feeble, furtive attempt at podcasting and figured out two things:

  1. I'm not vain enough to think that anyone really wants to listen to me yammer.
  2. Audio files take up a buttload of file server space.

Nose in your blow…

Nose in your blow…

I have a bit of an obsession with the plight of the successful musician stuck in a lousy record deal. It just amazes me that after decades, heck nearly a century of musicians getting reamed by record contracts, management contracts, publishing deals, promotional deals, etc. ad infinitum that no one ever seems to get wise.

CBGB’s spared the noose…

CBGB’s spared the noose…

CBGB’s won’t be evicted. A New York judge has ruled that the club’s failure to pay its landlord increased rents...

Five kinds of wrong…

Five kinds of wrong…

The first record I ever bought with my own money was William Shatner’s “A Transformed Man.” I get a free...

I’m such a joiner…

I’m such a joiner…

Yup, I’m a total joiner. Ben did it, Frank did it – and no, if either one of them jumps...

How gadgets make us crazy…

How gadgets make us crazy…

So, why haven’t I posted anything in awhile? Stupid question. If I were a disciplined writer who could conform to...

Podcast –  Monday, February 7, 2005…

Podcast – Monday, February 7, 2005…

Alrighty folks, here’s installment #2, complete with a much better microphone and a nasty cough. We’ll call this edition the...

What’s on Dubya’s iPod…

What’s on Dubya’s iPod…

Wonkette gets a good one off this morning. It would seem that the moron-in-chief owns an iPod. Here’s her speculation...

Today’s podcast…

Today’s podcast…

Well, here we go. I’ve got to get a better mic if I’m going to keep doing this. Please forgive...

The top 20 of 2004 – truly the weak in rock…

The top 20 of 2004 – truly the weak in rock…

When I first started posting my thoughts on music in regular online columns in 1995 (long before anyone called these...