Garnett/Edwards Interesting project I was able to work with briefly with the incredible Doug Edwards… wow – what can I say. The guy wrote WILDFLOWER!!! I saw Doug play at The Sawmill Lounge at The Water Tower Inn with The Hans Staymer Band in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario when I was 17. What a band…!!! […]
Revolver – The World’s Best Beatles Band – Commercial This is a commercial featuring Revolver – The World’s Best Beatles Band from Vancouver, BC Canada. Click Here: Voiceovers are courtesy Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Legend Red Robinson with some commentary from the band itself… Enjoy! Early in REVOLVER’S career, Rick Neilson and Robin […]
Les Paul: Inventor, Innovator, Overdubber, Looper Pretty Heady stuff for it’s era. This man started it all!
This is so great!
From August 31, 2019 Rock music isn’t dead, but it’s barely hanging on. This is true in at least two senses. Though popular music sales in general have plummeted since their peak around the turn of the millennium, certain genres continue to generate commercial excitement: pop, rap, hip-hop, country. But rock — amplified and often […]
Not a day goes by. 21 years now… You never get over pain like this… you just learn to carry it around with you…
The Backyard Philanthropist Interview with Mick Dalla-Vee September 1st, 2012 On September 1st, 2012 I was interviewed for the work that I did developing the Music in Motion Workshop for the Down Syndrome Resource Foundation. It was a very rewarding program for me and the people I was able to enlist to help in the […]
This story originally appeared in SPIN’s July 1985 issue. Some performers are great, have careers that last 10 or 15 years, and end up with digitally tuned recordings of their complete works sold in $500 sets. Other performers are good, last a couple of years, and may discover in middle age that they can finance […]
Shama – (still known as ‘Barney’) January 2nd, 1976 Whenever I’m in Grand Prairie, my mind floats back to me at 18 years old, on the road with Shama. Although I thought I was emotionally prepared and mature enough to handle being out on the road, I found out by the third month of traveling […]
According to a 19th century legend, the Truth and the Lie meet one day. The Lie says to the Truth: “It’s a marvellous day today”! The Truth looks up to the skies and sighs, for the day was really beautiful. They spend a lot of time together, ultimately arriving beside a well. The Lie tells […]
To begin this, (and a little FYI), when the Beatles first mixed the ‘Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’ album, it was mixed in mono only. Stereo wasn’t all that popular in England in 1967 for rock & roll records so EMI (The Beatles British ‘mother label’) opted out of doing it in stereo. Capitol […]