Working the Press – Intellectuall Intercourse and Interviews at SxSw

I’m about to keep Austin a little bit weirder as most of the music community lends a helping hand to do every March… I will be giving a seminar this year on how to speak to the press. A few different publications have been kind enough to choose me as one of their picks of … More Working the Press – Intellectuall Intercourse and Interviews at SxSw

The Hounds Below – Bringing The Class & Style Of The 60s To Modern Rock

Blame it on the Mad Men if you want, but all of a sudden class and style are coming back into vogue in music. With acts like Mayer Hawthorne, Fitz and The Tantrums and Sharon Jones And The Dap Kings bringing 60’s soul back into the groove, it’s high time that the dudes of 90026 … More The Hounds Below – Bringing The Class & Style Of The 60s To Modern Rock

Serato Is Not A Pasta – DJ Intervention Starts Now

I’ve written many times before about the difference between a legit DJ and the hobbyists who like the idea of having their playlist heard on a Friday night for a little cash in their pocket. If it’s true that ‘Anyone Can Play Guitar’ then it’s even more true that anyone can DJ, especially when you … More Serato Is Not A Pasta – DJ Intervention Starts Now

Guitar Center Fell In Love With A Drummer

The Guitar Center’s 2009 Championship Drum Off’s moved this year to the Wiltern and that wasn’t the only moving on up they did. The contest with the $25,000 cash prize also featured a Tommy Lee headlined Bezerk spectacle, including performances by Max Weinberg (from both Bruce Springsteen and Conan O’Brien fame) playing in tandem with … More Guitar Center Fell In Love With A Drummer