Monthly Archives: June 2015

Giorgio Moroder, not a comeback

As LL Cool J once said, “Don’t call this a comeback…”  Donna Summer may be known as the Queen of Disco but the Chairman and CEO of Disco, Giorgio Moroder, is releasing his first solo album in thirty years. I don’t need to re-tell his bio, as he does it as a guest collaborator on […]

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The Aging Rock Star

Peter Frampton admitted that he was 65 years old during his Greek Theatre show last Friday and I actually heard a few people gasp.  How could this Golden Rock God with better hair than Robert Plant and an album that was on every turntable in 1976 now find himself a bald, senior citizen and singing […]

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Bonnaroo webcast

It’s the time when 100,000 people descend upon Manchester, TN: population of 10,102. Somehow Bonnaroo Music And Arts Festival all works out and the best part is you can watch it from the comfort of your own portable mobile device.  Go here to view it.  Here is the schedule.  There are three channels of music.  Enjoy! Friday, June 12th: […]

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Get Out

The big monster movie is coming out this week so it must be summer.   But instead of staying indoors why not hear some music in the great outdoors at an iconic venue.   Jaws was the first summer monster blockbuster and that came out 30 years ago, why not hear some music that became two […]

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Apple Music vs. Spotify Game On!

Based on the initial presentation Apple Music doesn’t sound much different than Spotify.  I did subscribe to Beats Music and the reason was their rate of $14.99 a month for the entire family.  The same subscription rate will be offered for Apple Music and that might encourage me to jump in when it launches on […]

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Sticky Fingers

The great thing about reissues is it’s a chance to revisit works that might have been forgotten by all except those that bought the Rolling Stones album way back in April 1971. Here are ten fun facts about The Rolling Stones “Sticky Fingers” making its well earned remastered appearance 44 years later. 1) It’s the first release on the […]

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Amy Winehouse documentary

The brilliance in “Amy“, the upcoming documentary on Amy Winehouse is that it’s more than a documentary film. It’s a musical and a Shakespearian tragedy all brought to you inside Amy’s lyrics. Yes, we all know the voice and yes we all know how the story ends but the key factor that makes this documentary work so […]

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Free Music Friday

The fine folks at World Café are offering up 100 tracks from past performances from the likes of Chrissie Hynde, Lord Huron and Courtney Barnett.  Click on the photo of David Dye and enjoy! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments […]

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Get Out

Short and sweet today for two sweet events:   The Final First Friday of the year. First learn about The Magic of Math with an actual Mathemagician (spellcheck says it’s not a word but I so know it is a thing) And then, as always three wonderfully, unique artists:     Hanni El Khatib Chicano […]

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The Women’s World Cup 2015

I can’t think of a better gift for the Women’s World Cup than the announcement on June 2 of Sepp Blatter’s resignation.  Here are a few of his more notorious quotes In response to the questions “How does FIFA plan to promote women inside FIFA? “Football is very macho,” Blatter answered. “It’s so difficult to […]

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