Welcome To BottleRock 2018! There’s an annual music festival in California’s Napa Valley that is terrific, and my wife Alex and I went for the first time this year… 40,000 music fans pack the Napa Valley Expo grounds for three… Read More ›
The Rolling Stones
Time To Make Some Music – Alphabetically! I love music, and thanks to my friend “Beetley Pete” from England, there’s a great way to celebrate – one letter at a time! Pete did this “letter by letter” look at music,… Read More ›
Todd Rundgren’s “Utopia!” This is a great photo by Chris “Razz” of a great progressive rock band from the 70’s…Todd Rundgren’s Utopia! I was a young kid in Seattle when my girlfriend wanted to see the guy who sang “Hello… Read More ›
I Love The 80’s! “Stranger Things” Season 2 Trailer! The Clash! Five Reasons 80’s Pop Culture Endures!
I Love The 80’s! How can you not? There are so many things that make the 80’s special: Michael Jackson’s “Thriller”, the best George Michael music, goofy sitcoms and of course “Back To The Future”… “Stranger Things” Revisits The 80’s!… Read More ›
Utopia’s Lost Treasure! All hardcore Todd Rundgren and Utopia fans know about this album, but for the more “casual” Todd Rundgren fan, you may have missed one of Utopia’s neglected gems: a terrific collection of power pop tunes – as… Read More ›
Classic “Nordic Noir!” Drinking In Bukowski! Hunter S. Thompson! Great Writing! Madness Off The Page!
Time To Grab A Book And Read! I spent the entire month of October highlighting horror films, so let’s get into November with some great Writers who deserve to get some attention as well! Time For Great “Nordic Noir!” Norwegian… Read More ›
Have I Got Some Exciting TV For You! Yes, thanks to Netflix, and the TV visionaries fromNorway, you can watch knitting – in real time! Thats right, knitting AS IT HAPPENS! Let me explain: there’s a new TV phenomenon from… Read More ›
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Have you seen this Mick Jagger movie? As a Studio Executive said when he saw the film: “Even the bath water was dirty.” Hey, Let’s All Get Naked With Mick Jagger In A Bathtub! Imagine Mick…
Todd Rundgren’s “Utopia 2!” A Neglected 80’s Power Pop Classic! Kasim Sulton’s Departure – And Return!
The Two Faces Of Utopia! Fans of Todd Rundgren and Utopia know there are two albums titled “Utopia”: one is the band’s debut, and the other almost a decade later…both are terrific for different reasons… This first Utopia album was… Read More ›
Todd Rundgren Stays “Faithful!” A Shocking Record Label Betrayal! Beatles Covers! Brilliant New Songs!
“Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something…Faithful!” It was one of Todd Rundgren’s sterling achievements – a single side of music as good as anything he has ever released… “Rundgren’s ‘clearest and most interesting set of songs since Something/Anything?’” The… Read More ›