Saturday, June 15, 2013

Around the Horn: Death of Radio, Dirty Blvds, Possum Fights, and Haunted by Numbers

By Pauly
Los Angeles, CA


Another weird and busy week. Here's what you may have missed...
Lizze, Stef, and Hugh Freeze - What's in a name? I like power names. But in today's social media age, it's not as easy to use a mysterious stage name, lie you could get away with 60 years ago.

Full Moon Fever and Dirty Blvds. - Three albums dominated the summer I was 16 years old. Tom Petty. The Pixies. Lou Reed. The soundtrack to a crazy summer in NYC.

Southern Fried Radio and Rise of the Machines - Radio is dead. I had mixed emotions about the radio stations in different cities where I lived. The future of music (distribution) is in the hands of tech geeks and other internet innovators.

Police Helicopters, Beiber's Monkey, Alley Possums - A helicopter woke my ass up. What te hell was going on in the slums of Beverly Hills?

Chasing Numbers - Do numbers chase you around? Haunt you? Do you see weird numerical signs everywhere?

Obey Shepard Fairey Lecture - Street artist Shepard Fairey gave a great lecture.

Over at some of the other places I write...
Bronx Bums Report: Steaming Cleveland and Beating King Felix [Ocelot Sports]
Monday Morning Key Bumps: Jake Bugg [Coventry Music]
Sunshine Daydream: Veneta, Oregon [Coventry Music]
Levon Helm Documentary: Ain't In It for My Health [Coventry Music]
Friday Night UNTZ: The Beastles [Coventry Music]

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