Tag: Music Industry

#Mixerman and the Billionheir Apparent

#Mixerman and the Billionheir Apparent

Screen Reviews

Mixerman is back, and this time he has the task of navigating a young Indian billion-heir through the excesses and pitfalls of today’s music industry. Julius C. Lacking provides summary and insight.

A Year in the Life

Features

Thinking of taking a shot at the big time? Ready to sell your soul? Well, first read the account of The Rosenbergs’ David Fagin.

A Year in the Life, Part Two

Features

Don’t stop now! There’s still plenty more music business horrors to be told by The Rosenbergs’ David Fagin.

Handicapping The Grammys

Features

The music industry pats itself on the back again tonight with the annual Grammy Awards. Julio Diaz offers a preview with his picks for who deserves to win and who will win.

The Rosenbergs

Interviews

The Rosenbergs seemed poised for all the perks life in the majors can offer. After being touted as the best unsigned bands in America, the majors were sniffing around, and the band was offered a chance to appear on USA Network’s Farmclub show. Then they made waves by rejecting the majors, exposing Farmclub’s shifty business practices, and entering into an unusual alliance with Napster. What almost got lost in the process is the fact that The Rosenbergs are a damn fine power pop band, which they’re proving with their new album, Mission: You. Sean Slone discusses the music and the industry with singer/songwriter David Fagin.

I Hate The Music Industry

The Confusing Mysteries of Hell

Talk about contrived bullshit! Am I supposed to just sit back and believe that Carlos Santana, without the help of his publicists and record label, has become the hottest thing since All-Nighter Diarrhea in merely a few weeks?

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Joe Jackson

Joe Jackson

Event Reviews

Joe Jackson brought his Two Rounds of Racket tour to the Lincoln Theatre in Washington D.C. on Monday. Bob Pomeroy was in the area and caught the show.

Matías Meyer

Matías Meyer

Interviews

With only a week to go before powerful new feature Louis Riel or Heaven Touches The Earth premieres in the Main Slate at UNAM International Film Festival, Lily and Generoso sat down for an in-depth conversation with the film’s director, Matías Meyer.

Mostly True

Mostly True

Print Reviews

Carl F. Gauze reviews the fascinating Mostly True: The West’s Most Popular Hobo Graffiti Magazine, a chronicle of forgotten outsider subculture.

The Tin Star

The Tin Star

Screen Reviews

Anthony Mann’s gorgeous monochrome western, The Tin Star, may have been shot in black and white, but its themes are never that easily defined.

Flipside

Flipside

Screen Reviews

Charles DJ Deppner finds Flipside to be a vital treatise on mortality, creativity, and purpose, disguised as a quirky documentary about a struggling record store.