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Hanging with John 5 & The Creatures

Schedules finally fell into place that allowed me the opportunity to see John 5 & The Creatures, as well as world-class drummer Rodger Carter, play in an exciting instrumental project. They played their fourth show of their current Careful With That […]

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Like father, like son, like the Rolling Stone

Jet-setting from L.A. to New York and back again was part of my dad’s normal business routine. In 1985, a particular plane trip he took, directly and dramatically influenced and inspired my life. What has resonated over the years is […]

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More Than Just A Dream

How many times have you thought or heard someone say their records just don’t capture how good they are live? There are certain artists that fall prey to the magic of the recording studio. In the case of Fitz And […]

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Soul resurrected: Jimi Hendrix’s “People, Hell & Angels”

Jimi Hendrix passed away almost forty three years ago. Near the beginning of last month, the Hendrix estate along with the estate’s catalog director/author John McDermott, and legendary producer/engineer Eddie Kramer, released a new collection of twelve never before released […]

ATW Talking Points
April 8, 2013

• Meryl Streep Calls Margaret Thatcher ‘a Pioneer’ [The Wrap]

• The link between art and innovation [Politico]

• The top 10 New York stage picks for the week of April 7, 2013 [NY Daily News]

• 35 Ways Musicians and Music Brands Are Using Twitter’s Vine App [Mashable]

• 30 Best TV Bromances/Gal Pals [Entertainment Weekly]

• The Joke’s on Louis C.K. [The New York Times]

• Beyoncé: “My Daughter Introduced Me to Myself” [Oprah]

• Fun, Fearless Filmmakers [Majalla]

• Revisit The Life & Music of Sister Rosetta Tharpe: ‘The Godmother of Rock and Roll’ [Open Culture]

• Listen to Children’s Heartbeats in OneRepublic’s Special Music Video [Mashable]

• ‘Mad Men’ Season Premiere: Matthew Weiner on the ‘The Doorway’ & More [Daily Beast]

• ‘Mickey Mouse Club’ star Annette Funicello dies at 70 [Los Angeles Times]