Columbia College

Bob Who?

Not a good week for rock and soul poets. Gil Scott-Heron died (see Lin Brehmer’s post on why Gil matters). George Clinton donated the Parliament-Funkadelic Mothership to the Smithsonian but then ended up in the […]


Diary: My Last Day At XRT

It’s my final day here at XRT. I’ll certainly miss it, but I had a ton of fun, learned a lot, met some great people and scored a few cool t shirts that will always […]


Dancing With Myself

[pullquote quote=”This night of me in the DJ booth spinning Depeche Mode, The Smiths, Roxy Music, The Cure, New Order and other greats is happening Thursday, February 24″]Well, we DJ’s in the booth tend to […]


Bad News For The Queen Of Soul

[pullquote quote=”They say she’s in good spirits and should be released from the hospital this weekend.”] [lastfm]Aretha Franklin[/lastfm] has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. We knew she was ill. Her doctors had her cancel all […]


I Read The News Today, Oh Boy

[pullquote quote=”I drove out to the XRT studios at 4949 W. Belmont, walked into the offices and we all started crying.”]If you were alive when [lastfm]John Lennon[/lastfm] was shot, you probably remember everything. There was […]


Is That You, Leon?

[photogallerylink id=42679 align=left]While preparing for my class lecture at the College of Rock & Roll Knowledge, aka, Columbia College, I thought it would be a good idea to show the class a video of [lastfm]Leon […]


Dave Grohl…McCartney Fan

One of the gear things about the McCartney concert at the White House was that Paul chose the musicians and song selections that were part of the tribute to him. Paul picked Dave Grohl of […]