Man, you’d think Mumford & Sons announcing an electric album was that worst thing that ever happened. I get it. You like your banjos and your acoustic guitars and blah blah blah, […]
Tales From the Crypt. Two-Fisted Tales. For a short period during my early twenties, “Tales” was the keyword in my working life. It’s also the keyword in a lot of music. I’m […]
So yeah, telling lies to tell the emotional truth is what writing creative non-fiction is all about, provided you stick to the important facts. The list of memoirists brought down by whoppers […]
Guitarist John 5 (John Lowrey), who has played with legendary metal acts like Marilyn Manson and Rob Zombie, is currently on a solo tour with his band, The Creatures. Playing an entirely […]
Here we have the second Bob Dylan bootleg ever released, 1969’s Stealin.
My glamorous job in the world of premium cable television consisted mostly of driving around Los Angeles.
One afternoon while we were organizing the cassette wall I learned the secret to Theresa’s celebrity indifference. A well known television actor walked up to her, and before he could ask for […]
What do you get when you mix Jamiroquai, The Mars Volta, Porcupine Tree, and Led Zeppelin? You get several gigabytes of space in my music library for one, but more importantly you […]
Most afternoons found my buddies Pat, Ken, and me hiding in Music Plus’s stockroom, throwing thumbtacks at the cork bulletin board. The tricks to winging a tack are: A) make sure it’s […]
East Coast Why It Matters concert photographer-in-chief Robbo files this report: