Monthly Archives: May 2013

Free Music Friday

Here’s a few concerts you can download that have caught my interest: Bruce Springsteen: Wrecking Ball World Tour  I’m particularly fond of April 26, 2012 in Los Angeles Neil Young & Crazy Horse : Madison Wisconsin, November 14, 1976 Linda Ronstadt:  November 18, 1973 The Record Plant, Sausalito, CA   Bookmark on Delicious Digg this […]

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Get Out

It’s so hot out there and and you’ve already seen Iron Man 3, The Great Gatsby and Star Trek Into Darkeness?  Fear not, as the outdoor movies are now coming to Los Angeles.    Saturday you’ll have the choice of two diverse movies. Cinespia at the Hollywood Forever Cemetary presents American Psycho. DJ Jun spins before […]

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Streaming Gold and Platinum

In a press release sent out last week the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) announced: … the integration of streams to its historic Gold & Platinum (G&P) Program….On-demand audio and/or video song streams will now be counted towards the 500,000 (Gold), 1,000,000 (Platinum) and 2,000,000 plus (multi-Platinum) thresholds required for G&P’s Digital Single Award […]

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New Music Tuesday

Fresh off triumphant headlining shows at Coachella  and a great performance showcasing a couple songs on Saturday Night Live last weekend it appears Vampire Weekend are ready to dominate the indie rock scene this summer. Their third album “Modern Vampires Of The City” continues their self-described “Upper West Side Soweto” sound although as most third […]

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Classic Rock and Commercials

Johnson & Johnson has decided that Guns n’ Roses represents “love and the reason you care”. Here are a few other commercials you probably never thought you’d see from your favorite rockers. Rush & Passat Eddie Money & Geico KISS & Dr. Pepper Quiet Riot & Hyundai Rolling Stones “Sympathy for The Devil” & Mercedes […]

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Free Music Friday

Did you forget Mother’s Day is this weekend? Well avoid going to the overcrowded mall and give her the gift of (free) music.  Are these albums your Mother may enjoy?  Perhaps, but you forgot it was Mother’s Day so deal with what you can get.  Enjoy!       Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post […]

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Get Out

Love Nickel Creek but prefer them solo?  This is your weekend as you can see Sara Watkins with Fiction Family featuring Sean Watkins from Nickel Creek on  May 9 at The Bootleg Theater or Friday, May 10 at McCabes Guitar Shop.  You can also see former Nickel Creeker and Mandolin Virtuoso Chris Thile at Largo on Saturday. Love My […]

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Grimes and social media

A couple weeks ago female pop artist and Webby Music Artist of the Year Grimes, took to Tumblr to rail against what she perceived as misogynistic tendencies that she observed during her tour.    Here are a few of the missives: I don’t want to have to compromise my morals in order to make a living […]

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New Music Tuesday

Three great CDs from some amazing ladies come out today. Natalie Maines is releasing her first album without the Dixie Chicks backing her up but as she’s shown with the Chicks shows up on her solo album and that’s her ability to find songs that cater to her vocal strengths and interpret them to make […]

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CD Purge

As you might imagine I have a lot of CDs.  I’ve come to realize (strange as this may seem) that I don’t really need them all.  I had this thought for a while but I thought of these CDs as my children.  But like all children, the time comes for them to get out of […]

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