NEWS

You Are Going To LOVE This

Today, for the fifth time in as many weeks, I opened a newsletter with the subject header, "You are going to LOVE this!" It was a form letter from a Musician's Friend saleswoman, surely generated by my recent purchase of studio equipment. "This is Nakeisha, your Gear...
In Rainbows

In Rainbows

It was always all about the coda. First, the acoustic. Then, DJ Latenight's studio magic: white noise, blips and...

The Great Escape

The Great Escape

108 years ago next week, Henry Houdini premiered his "Great Escape." The famed magician was handcuffed and shackled,...

Digging For Fire

"Sometimes, two things are true at the same time. The world is grim and hilarious; the future is bright and...

Funland

Twenty-two years ago this weekend, I left Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, with two grand in my pocket, a hot bike lashed to...

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Sunny On These Days

Tonight's my first rock show in more than a year, and I'm a little bit freaked. Other than "A Holiday Benefit, Vol....

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Baby Brain

I'm 38,000 feet over Albuquerque, New Mexico, when the newborn in 8B begins crying. I can hear it all -- including the...

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Bears Have Thick Fur

When I woke up, the sheets were peeled back, my wife was gone, and in her place a small, toy bear was blurting out to...

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