I’d love a little documentary about how artists from the 70s and 80s are re-recording their big hits for streaming services (since their initial contracts either didn’t cover that future circumstance or had awful terms).
Like, did Def Leppard use an actual Rockman to re-record their guitar parts or just say “eh, the Def Leppard patch in this DAW is close enough 😄”
Sad to hear about Digital Underground’s Shock G/Humpty Hump. Sex Packets was groundbreaking, and the snare sample in Humpty Dance was as influential on genres as some 3-digit Roland devices
You know what is a hands-down, every-song-as-strong-as-the-last masterpiece? Matthew Sweet's 100% Fun.
God, it's so good and I can't believe how long it's been since I listened to it; got to be at least a year or two.
Every Screaming Females Show Ever:
The first time I saw them, the satan number off by one
The most recent time I've seen them, before I moved back out of NJ
My kids' first ever show. They tried grass (pulled it out of the dirt and ate it)
Registration #A32186 - 1949-04-19
Title: Opus 21: descriptive music for the Lower Kinsey epoch of the atomic age, a concerto for a one-man band, six arias for soap operas, fugues, anthems & barrelhouse.
Author: WYLIE, PHILIP.
Claimants: Rinehart, Philip Wylie
No renewal record found.
@djsundog The quote reminds me of the Ballad of the Sandman by Mike Agranoff, in which a DJ of craft and art is forced to play to a corporate agenda.
"'Everything is not all right,' he answered with a frown.
'The Arbitron report came out. Our ratings have gone down.
And Harry Stein in Programming's decided that the way
To get the ratings back on top is dictate what I play.'"
"Artists who painstakingly crafted everything from the music, the song order, the album cover art, the lyric sheets, and the videos that expanded the message they wanted to convey have been replaced by immediate, single consumption. The crafted story is lost."
"The Subversive 80's through the Lens of Max Headroom"
Felt like good linernotes club material.
Counselor: Gen-X midlife crisis hotline, how can I help
Me: I was thinking it might be nice to have a couple of flannels again
apparently it needed one more kick to really get things moving.
thanks for your patience! 🤘
If you are a guitar geek interested in speakers you may find this talk with Ignazio Vagnone from Jensen quite informative:
Btw. I have a custom made 2x12" cab with Jensen Electric Lightnings in it and these speakers are beasts!