September 17, 2014
You’ve got to be quick or September blasts by before you know it – and then one of the best months of the year is suddenly gone.
July 24, 2014
It’s as though the collective skull of America just cracked open and, instead of gray matter leaking out, a mass of cockroaches, centipedes and assorted vermin crawled out and are swarming the streets.
July 17, 2014
One of the greatest guitarists ever is dead.
March 13, 2014
As I presciently suggested years ago – the first time I ever saw him, back in the early days of his season of American Idol –
February 28, 2014
My pal and colleague Milton Moore has gone wonderfully pyrotechnic on The Day blog section lately with a series of clever and informative think/listen pieces. What's...
February 11, 2014
I can’t say I’m surprised by the variety of people from across the universe who contacted me in the wake of the The Beatles: The Night That Changed America — A Grammy Salute that aired Sunday on the 50th...
February 5, 2014
It was Saturday night when the secret green cell phone rang – and only a few select folks have the number. I was asleep but bolted upright and snatched the phone. "Hello?"
I recognized the voice...
January 28, 2014
The bulk of Sunday's Grammy Awards ceremony took place after I'd fallen into a stupor – which typically happens each evening around dusk following the pudding course at dinner (and no pudding unless I finish all my
January 6, 2014
I would like to become one of the very few Professional Writers About Music (PWAM)to suggest that A) Kanye West's Yeezus and B) Vampire Weekend's Modern Vampires of the City are not the best records of 2013.
December 2, 2013
Despite fire codes or even the pure physical limitations of Available Space, it seemed that most if not all of the approximate 28,000 residents of New London happily crammed inside the Six String Café Saturday night to see a fine two-band bill...
November 25, 2013
Local gal Taylor Swift won four trophies at Sunday's American Music Awards ceremony, which presumably no one in New England watched because the Patriots were engineering one of the truly phenomenal
November 20, 2013
October 28, 2013
Here I am after all these years, listening to "Sister Ray" for the first time since Lou Reed died.
I've gotta say: it sucks just as much as it always did.