Privacy: Apple CEO Tim Cook wrote ““When the FBI has requested data that’s in our possession, we have provided it. But now the U.S. government has asked us for something we simply do not have, and something we consider too dangerous to create. They have asked us to build a backdoor to the iPhone.” This in reference to the Police’s inability to unlock Syed Farook, the San Bernardino terrorists, Iphone. Why don’t they just ask Matthew Broderick?
Supreme Court Chaos: Hilary Clinton compares the GOP stonewalling to Jim Crow, POTUS “challenged Republicans to offer a rationale for refusing to consider a Supreme Court candidate”, all hands on deck war may find the GOP turning down a black female Supreme Court candidate, any anyway, who thinks the Republicans are going to takeover the WHhte House with no real nominees?
Recorded: Still on Yee, still hoping he actually officially releases it: this album deserves a wide audience and it won’t get one. And the people who are really supporting NYT, Pitchfork (who gave it an accurate nine out of ten), he just asked not to write about black music. Meanwhile, that Reggae grammy winner Morgan Heritage is old time reggae and really very good (Grade: B)
Live: I am still considering HAll & Oates at MSG, mostly out of complete and total payment. But in 2016 the cheap seats can set you back $100…. who needs it?
Last Word On The Grammys: Never before has the entire music establishment looked lazier, sloppier, more indolent and more arrogant. When did pop become the court of Louis XVI? Off with their heads.
a nightmare that becomes a dream
Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue – November 1976 (Volume 8, Number 6)
Roger Daltrey expressed his desire to set Lester Bangs on fire and “piss on him.”
“can’t we at least be the Black Iggy Pops.”
Eileen Shapiro: “Portfolio Of A Rockstar Journalist” With Philip Bailey Bringing Earth, Wind, And Fire
Jazz has always been my first love as a kid
some big country and Americana names
free for all has always been the idea behind EPR
The power-pop sensibilities of the Black Lips
Bey with a double header