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.
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.”
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Playing Fair: A Musician’s Guide to Booking Great Shows, Getting Along With Venues, and Getting Paid For It
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...
This story first appeared in Trust Me, I’m a Scientist, August 1, 2011.
Joy Division was something of an anomaly.
Existing for fewer than four years and releasing only two albums in 1979 and 1980, the band continues to remain intriguing, relevant, and influential to new generations of musicians and Read more...
This story first appeared in Trust Me, I’m a Scientist, on April 15, 2015.
In 1954, on his 5th birthday, Robert Sprinkle was given a choice by his father, Leland Sprinkle: have a traditional birthday party, or take a tour of one of Virginia’s most famous Read more...