The idea that Janis Joplin needed promotion is kind of a mind blower 50 years later, but when “Try (Just A Little Bit Harder)” was released in 1970 it didn’t even chart. […]
Drug tragedies still happen in the music business, which kind of blows my mind.
Christmas Eve falls on Deep Cuts day this year? Come on, I can’t pass that up.
You probably know Pearl, Janis Joplin’s last and best known album, released just a couple of months after she died. This is the home of “Me & Bobby McGee” and “Mercedes Benz,” […]
Kitten is the kind of indie pop rock that will remind you of your favorite New Wave bands like Eurythmics and Tears for Fears but with a harder and darker edge of unapologetic […]
Only a nineteen-year-old man would bristle at being called “safe and normal.” At that age a guy looks in the mirror and sees “Wild One” Brando reflected back with no idea that […]
Annie is a true friend of Why It Matters — always quick on the draw for a like or a retweet from her @AnnieSchief Twitter account, a frequent commenter, and damned if […]
SCAD’s bookstore/cafe sat directly across from the armory building: tile floors, brass rails, polished wood. Step in the door and turn to the left and you were in line for books and […]
Midnight. The Woodstock Music & Art Fair was supposed to over by now, but rain and other delays have pushed the festival into a fourth calendar day. We’re heading into Monday, and […]
There’s not a lot to be said about Ten Years After’s Woodstock set. If you’ve seen the film Woodstock then you’ve seen all the footage that exists of Alvin Lee rocking the […]