When my son was a toddler, he wanted to be a drummer. Now I’ve got nothing against drummers, but my years in the music business taught me something. Drummers always get the shaft. They blow […]
Let’s face it—throughout our day, when talking about music, we really only focus on the real artists: Vampire Weekend, Bob Dylan, My Morning Jacket, The Beatles, etc. But what about those bands and artists that just so happen to fall into the fictional category? Just because they serve a purpose in a movie or TV show doesn’t make them any less enjoyable.
Big name artists sometimes like to go big and have eccentric stage props accompany them while they perform. Perhaps you have witnessed some of these, such as AC/DC’s huge inflatable Rosie doll or Rush’s laundry […]
OK, so this past weekend’s visit probably wasn’t a tribute to Spinal Tap, but that was the first thing that popped into my head when I read on rollingstone.com that Sir Paul had visited Graceland […]
On the XRT Morning Show, we will celebrate 11-11-11 as Nigel Tufnel day. Spinal Tap lead guitarist Nigel Tufnel was the genius who designed the amplifier that went to 11. It has become a part […]
Some prospective parents are happy just to conceive. Others like to raise their degree of difficulty, and aim for conception-plus — plus their preferred gender, say, or the coolest birthday. Like 11-11-11. And if you’re […]