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Artists I’m glad I saw this year

We all know what a horrible year this was for losing so many artists that meant so much to us. You never know when we’re never going to see that performer ever again.  With that in mind here are the three performers I saw this year that I’m glad I can say I got to […]

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Innovators/Imitators 2017 Rock Hall Nominees

The 2017 Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame Nominees were released so that means I’m disappointed knowing The Cure, The Smiths, Nine Inch Nails and Devo are not even invited to the dance. That said, it’s time for the 6th Annual Let’s Not Get Carried Away Innovators vs. Imitators to determine who deserves to get […]

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Kraftwerk are the robots

I’m going to see The Robots aka Kraftwerk in 3D this weekend at The Hollywood Bowl.  The fact that a live performance is advertised as 3-D makes me laugh.  But because it comes from Kraftwerk it makes perfect sense.  Their sense of humor is bone dry.  If you’ve ever wondered where Devo or Daft Punk found […]

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Innovators/Imitators The 2015 Rock Hall Nominees

Welcome to the 4th edition of Innovators/Imitators in which I try to separate the wheat from the chaff and determine whom I think should be inducted into the Rock Hall in December. The Innovators/Imitators idea came from My Morning Jackets’s “Wordless Chorus” so let’s kick this off with the theme song. The Paul Butterfield Blues […]

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Get Out

It’s the attack of the K’s as The Kronos Quartet and Kraftwerk come to LA. The Kronos Quartet is playing Friday and Saturday at Royce Hall Celebrating the breadth of the group’s 40 years as an ensemble, the Friday program features the LA premiere of Philip Glass’s Orion: China with Wu Man on pip and […]

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Innovators/Imitators

The Rock Hall nominations were announced last week and inspired by my predictions last year, I figured I’d try it again.  This year’s nominations also factor in fans votes this years.  So vote early and vote often for your favorites. Once again as inspired by My Morning Jacket’s “Wordless Chorus“, here are the nominees and my […]

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