Where it’s going, where it’s at, and where it’s been.
Science says, "The Millennial Whoop combined with brutally repetitive drum tracks and banal lyrics has reduced pop music to sonic wallpaper."Read More »
The downloadable track below is the 90-minute Hicks with Sticks broadcast that aired on Fathers’ Day weekend with Jose Segue sitting in for Peter Thompson on KALW’s “Bluegrass Signal.” Most songs are western swing, honky-tonk and alt-countryRead More »
What can music mean when anybody can access 30 million songs via a device the size of a pack of gum? No cover art, lyrics, liner notes, band members, instrumentation, songwriters’ names, or production credits: call it the Spotify Effect whereRead More »
Musicians are wondering what’s up when the tip jar gets passed and people who’ve been enjoying the show give nothing, or worse, a dollar. In 2017, there’s really no such thing as a free show,Read More »