Ode to a High Flying Bird
Combing through some year-end tribute lists, I discovered something about Charlie Watts I hadn't known before. Not only was he one of the greatest rock drummers of all time, but he was also a graphic artist before he hooked up with the Stones.
Steak to Celebrate 30th Anniversary
If Steak hasn't been a part of your world, Indispensable Music is about to rectify that. Members of the "Not-the-Greatest but Really Solid in Its Own way" Generation (X), Steak was and is composed of some cool guys who are a really good time and play some damn good songs.
The Stars Come Out for George Harrison Tribute Video
Earlier this year, Capitol Records issued a deluxe 50th Anniversary edition of George Harrison's seminal All Things Must Pass. Today a video paying homage to the record's best known tune, "My Sweet Lord," was released.
Major Labels Exacerbate Vinyl Shortage
With other goods experiencing supply and demand issues, it would be easy to assume that the shortage of vinyl to press LPs would naturally be part of the pandemic-related shortages.