It's a fine line between pure genius and utter insanity. Many musicians have made a career out of toeing that line. Or, uh, totally jumping it and never looking back.
As it turns out, May is Mental Health Awareness Month. And since batshit crazy people don't care what month it actually is, neither ... More >>
Yes, disco follows a formula. But Belgian-Italian producer Aeroplane (AKA Vito De Luca) isn't thinking small when it comes to the genre.
He's not even concerned with floor fillers. In fact, he's aiming for nothing short of cosmic disco rapture, taking his cues from the '70s prog rock giants lik ... More >>
If you're old enough to remember vinyl LPs, then you know that album design used to be an art unto itself. Who doesn't fondly remember rolling a fatty across the face of iconic sleeves such as the Beatles' Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band or Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon? But toda ... More >>
The Commander's mama is cookin' hammy.First, let's get to the shocking stuff: Riock and rollers, it seems, never go near food (insert your own drug joke here). Bob Dylan has scribed hundreds of songs, but never mentions sitting down for a meal. Ditto the Rolling Stones, Led Zep, Pink Floyd ("Brow ... More >>
You might well be one of a large constituency who's already had in reserve your tickets to one of Roger Water's two shows this November 13 and 14 at the BankAtlantic Center for a few months now. Hell, you might be one of those who's diligently procured some sort of psychedelic, be it a bag of 'sh ... More >>
To read past installments of South Florida According to Brooklyn, click here. Last Sunday I went to the Cinema Paradiso record swap that was put on by Mark Pollack of New Art School. Three local bands played: the first was No Class Action, the second was Band Number 12, and the third was the Shakers ... More >>
Twenty one years is a hell of a long time to be playing music, much less to be playing someone else's music, but The Machine is doing just that. They've been hailed as the best Pink Floyd tribute band by numerous people, and Spin.com claims they sound "exactly like Pink Floyd". That's some high prai ... More >>
via www.darwilliams.comDar Williams isn't exactly a household name ... yet. All that might be about to change, as she's recently tapped Grammy nominated producer Brad Wood (think Liz Phair, Pete Yorn, and Ben Lee) and Greg Leisz (who's played with Wilco and Robert Plant) to help write her latest alb ... More >>
Hardcore Pink Floyd fans are exactly that -- deeply, sometimes scarily knowledgeable about their favorite band, and sticklers for accuracy and respect in reproducing its music. And from a show that is at all Pink Floyd-related, these folks demand a show. T ... More >>