Street Survivors: The True Story of the Lynyrd Skynyrd Plane Crash 

During the opening credits the voiceover sets the stage for the 1977 crash, the plane running out of gas 200 yards before the runway. Then drummer Artimus Pyle intones that we’re ... Continue Reading →

Neil Young Provides High-Res Options for Fans and Audiophiles, Overcoming the Chicken and Egg Puzzle

With the shift to digital, whether CDs decades ago or streaming more recently, purists have decried the narrowing of the audio fidelity on offer. Neil Young has always stood tall when ... Continue Reading →

Laurel Canyon – The Most Compleat Documentary About a Magical Space and Time

  There have been several prior documentaries that explored Laural Canyon, some directly and some a bit more oblique. This two parter contains the most footage and crucially the ... Continue Reading →

How Will the Arts Survive – Insights From an Industry Expert in the Time of Pandemic Clampdown

One of the most poignant and thoughtful pieces I have read about art in the time of corona virus is from Ian Wheeler. The link to his piece in the New York Times is below, and is well ... Continue Reading →

A Bowie Celebration Keeps The Artist and His Remarkable Commerce Alive

The sense is true that there will never again be anyone who affected such diverse industries as music, Broadway, Wall Street, Silicon Valley or Hollywood. Among David Bowie’s countless ... Continue Reading →

Lyle Lovett at California Center for the Arts

With sharp black suits, crisp white shirts and ties Lyle Lovett and his four piece band commanded the stage with excellent musical chops the other night in Escondido. The five consummate ... Continue Reading →

ONCE WERE BROTHERS: ROBBIE ROBERTSON AND THE BAND

  A very accurate and poignant title for a documentary about one of the pillars of modern music. Martin Scorsese brings his deep seated fascination of music to the story of his ... Continue Reading →

Exciting ICE SHOW musical March 19-22 at El Portal Theatre

Amazing, hot athletes in a musical ICE SHOW– the FROZEN FANTASY “FAIRYTALES ON ICE,” March 19-22 at the historic El Portal,  Inspiring WWII hero Lou McClary to be honored ... Continue Reading →