By Chris Kornellis At the time of his death, in May 1981, Bob Marley was 36 years old, reggae's biggest star, and the father of at least eleven children. He was not, however, a big seller. For Dave Robinson, this presented an opportunity. Two years after Marley's passing, Chris Blackwell, the fou ... More >>
We decided to check back in with some of the people we interviewed this year for My First Show, and ask about favorite concerts, records, and most-wanted Christmas gifts. Bad Design's Steven Altuna takes the cake for best answer for a Christmas wish. What was the best show you saw this year? Evan ... More >>
Bruce Springsteen's Thursday started with a keynote speech in one of the big ballrooms at the Austin Convention Center, and ended with a mythic three-hour set at ACL Live across town, in front of a few thousand people cooing "Bruce". The keynote and the show went hand in hand. If you weren't there ... More >>
"What I want from each and every one of you is a hard-target search of every gas station, residence, warehouse, farmhouse, henhouse, outhouse and doghouse in that area." -- Tommy Lee Jones, The Fugitive You don't have to spend much time at South By Southwest to know that all of the above building ... More >>
The neo city on the hills is a far cry from its cheap pot, cold beer and low-rent former ways.
We have ourselves a busy little evening of music on our hands tonight. If you can't find something cool listed here, you don't deserve to go out.
Two follow-ups in this particular radio round-up. First, I exchanged a few messages with Alan Ayo via Facebook, and the long and short of it is, he's not at all upset that Clear Channel gave him his walking papers yesterday. Writes the former midday host and music director at KDGE-FM:I'm feeling rat ... More >>
Probably should have mentioned this, like, oh, I dunno, Friday maybe? But, yes, I did host a late-night music show on KTCK-AM (1310, The Ticket) on Saturday night that lasted till the wee small hours of Sunday morning. It's called Till 2, as in: Nothing good ever happens after 2 in the morning, but ... More >>
Pussy Cats (Record Collection)
Tuesday, March 14, at the Gypsy Tea Room's "Tea Room"
More Friends (Rhino)
Can a non-9/11 benefit album make any noise?
Homage is harder than it looks