This is the kind of record that landed a young Frank Zappa in jail.
The thing about a lifetime as a working musician is that you get really good at what you do.
We celebrated President’s Day this past Monday in the United States. Well, honestly
Where did all the velvet go? When I was a kid it was everywhere: furniture, car interiors, suits. Now? No velvet. Oh, we have Polar Fleece. We have stretchy denim. Vegan leather. […]
That’s my mom up there holding the kid doing a Curly Howard impression.
Dear World, here’s the thing: Yes, American tourists are loud.
I am sitting in a diner, listening to Miles Davis’s 1987 album, Music From Siesta. I was managing a record store in Savannah when this album was released three decades ago. Thirty […]
This week’s “Deep Cuts” was inspired by a Google search. Most of the random searches that lead people to Why It Matters involve album covers, concert photos, song lyrics, that sort of […]
Everything is magic, nothing is magic.
Few artists lay claim to a perfect studio discography.