In a four-hour, three-disc release, cellist Matt Haimovitz surveys composition from the 20th century’s “Tower of Babel” and keeps his own artistic voice above the fray, in Music For Writers.
“He decided to show me what an uncut penis looked like.”
As a stoned and superstitious teenage parking lot rat, I was warned never to use a white lighter.
A priest had killed a beautiful 15-year-old schoolteacher.
Three communes, four rehab stints, and one self-produced album later, he’s living in our basement.
James Brown was Soul’s greatest diva. Just LOOK at him work those legs!
I was transported back to Positively Records when I recently came across a Telegraph headline: “Rejected Beatles Audition Tape Discovered.” You have my goddamn attention.
AV Concepts built a realistic “hologram” version of the rapper. As cool as the technology is, I have to say I’m in the minority here: the whole thing creeped me out.
This isn’t my fave drug record but I had to include it because it was so influential… or something. In high school, we used to smoke weed and synch it up with The Wizard Of Oz but I never really thought there was a synchronicity. Let’s face it, when you’re high enough, EVERYTHING will start to feel connected.
I’m not sure exactly when I first heard a musician from some far-flung spot on the globe described as the “Jimi Hendrix of [insert place name here].”