Monthly Archives: November 2014

Recollections

Yesterday, I went to the David Bowie exhibit at the MCA in Chicago. Some great Mick Rock photographs, and a bunch of stuff from Bowie’s junk drawer. All in all, not very interesting. It reminded me of some good times. … Continue reading

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A couple of things

Foo Fighters I have been watching the Foo Fighters “Documentary” series for five weeks now with a certain degree of amusement. The premise is that they go to a new city every week, unload all their equipment into a recording … Continue reading

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St. Lucia and Jane Byrne

I photographed a band called St. Lucia this week. Great band- very danceable. Three of the band members are jazz musicians, moonlighting as a dance-pop band. The next day, I drove out to the suburbs to conduct a video interview … Continue reading

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Microphone technique

Several years ago, I watched a multi part documentary on the History of Motown Records. One of the parts concerned the various people that Berry Gordy hired to teach his young bands how to deal with the entertainment world. There … Continue reading

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Guns

From Newsweek this week: “There is no constitutional right to ignorance.  And there is no right to be stupid about guns.” The United States does not have a surgeon general in place (even with the Ebola thing going on), because … Continue reading

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