Imagine you are a relatively unknown and unsigned musical artist living in Vancouver, British Columbia, who recorded and
"Now, I’m gonna go have a drink or 10."
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When you look at current technologies, are there moments for you as a producer when you look back at your earlier records with Donna Summer, Blondie or David Bowie and others and say, "I wish we'd had this technology back then"?
Have we been duped? Up until this point, I always assumed that all bets are off during the climactic "lip sync for your life" at the end of Rupaul's Drag Race.
Fifty years ago, Shirley Bassey's Goldfinger, arguably the greatest James Bond theme of all, and one of the most explosive musical compositions in the history of cinema missed winning the Academy Award for Best Song -- in fact, it missed a nomination altogether.
Imagine a time where you couldn't check Facebook every 19 seconds or Instagram your lobster mac and cheese before you even took a bite. Dark times.
While headliners like Blondie, Moby and Justice will grab headlines, there are dozens of other incredibly talented artists on the bill as well.
If some of these are unfamiliar, take a listen -- they might just change your life for the better as they did mine twenty some years ago.
To be a rock 'n' roll practitioner in this strange place is to be an iconoclast and a dreamer -- like Edward Rogers, and his mentor, Kevin Ayers.
When all is said and done, is anyone surprised that it was gay men and women who were the actual forefront of the CBGB/Max's Musical Revolution of the mid-to-late 70s?
OK, I admit it. I'm a sap for nostalgia. So when my 40th college reunion reminder popped up in the email, I bolted into reverse. Who wouldn't want to "Reflect, Rekindle, Reconnect" -- words the Notable Class Reunion Chairs cooed in their beckoning letters to the alums.
Though details of the nixed gig aren't clear, Blondie posted its response after an apparent offer to perform at the Red Rocks
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Remember when you first heard "Roxanne"? I do. I was a child in a record store without a clue about the song's theme. Not sure I could've identified reggae, let alone purloined reggae. But I well recall my impression.
When we played superheroes and the other girls wanted to be Wonder Woman or The Bionic Woman, I always wanted to be MC Sha-Rock or Pam Grier. Sha-Rock made me feel like I had a voice, and I could and would be heard.
Deborah Harry, the 68-year-old lead singer of the musical group Blondie, made an attention-getting appearance recently at a listening party in New York City, to celebrate a new music video an music single in which she performs with Miss Guy.
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"What I want to do is dark versions of previously happy pop songs," and he said, "You should call it Previously Happy Pop Songs," which I thought was a bit of a mouthful, so I thought I'd call it Dark.
If you tell the world that you "pooped your pants" at the White House and then go to a roast, you will be the punch line of almost every joke. I'm looking at you Al Roker.