March 12th, 2017 by Blake Madden
This story first appeared in Trust Me, I’m a Scientist, December 2, 2013.
For musicians of my generation, our first experiments with turning two cassette decks into a makeshift multi-track recording device—by dubbing the output of one deck into the input of the other while playing a new instrument—could Read more...
March 5th, 2017 by Blake Madden
This story first appeared in Trust Me, I’m a Scientist October 7th, 2013
Image by Flickr user David Simmonds
When I was just above child-age, and not at all close to being a prodigious musician, stories of musical child prodigies seemed to pop up like clockwork.
There I would be: Read more...
February 8th, 2017 by Blake Madden
The 2017 GRAMMY awards show will be held this coming Sunday, February 12th at 5pm Pacific Time. Here’s how you could earn your own nomination the next time around.
Yes, you too can be nominated to win a GRAMMY, and the process for entering into the running is a little Read more...
November 3rd, 2016 by Blake Madden
This post first appeared in Trust Me, I’m a Scientist, September 3, 2013. Tomorrow, November 4th, 2016 will mark the 25th anniversary of the release of My Bloody Valentine’s cult classic LP, Loveless.
“This is the West, sir. When the legend becomes fact, print the legend.”
– Mr. Read more...
August 25th, 2016 by Blake Madden
This story first appeared in Trust Me, I’m a Scientist, August 5th, 2013.
In January of 2011, singer/songwriter Gabriel Mintz performed at a popular Seattle music venue. At the end of the night, the venue gave Mintz a printout of incomes and expenses associated with the show.
The gross revenue Read more...