Danny Elfman's Big Mess

Jul 04 , 2021

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Danny Elfman's Big Mess

Big Mess is a paradox that some listeners will find endlessly compelling, while others will be driven off within minutes. On one hand, it demonstra...

Record Store Day

Jun 09 , 2021

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Record Store Day

For the past 13 years, cities across the United States have declared Record Store Day an official holiday. Co-Founder Michael Kurtz was honore...

Using Headphones For Mixing

May 24 , 2021

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Using Headphones For Mixing

Headphones and mixing have gone together for almost as long as mixing has been a thing. Sure, some will say they only mix on reference speakers - b...

The Passing of Jim Steinman

Apr 22 , 2021

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The Passing of Jim Steinman

On April 19, 2021, James Richard "Jim" Steinman departed the Earth, presumably bound for a gig in Valhalla. His absence leaves the world feeling a ...

Did John Lennon Break Music?

Apr 12 , 2021

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Did John Lennon Break Music?

Is Revolution #9 the most influential Beatles song? That song on the White Album that everybody skips and some people call ‘unlistenable’. It’s the song most likely to top the ‘worst Beatles song’ lists. 

The $300 Million Dollar Man

Apr 02 , 2021

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The $300 Million Dollar Man

For fans of 60s counterculture, it may hurt a bit knowing that Dylan's catalog is now in corporate hands for perpetuity.  However, at least it guarantees that his music will remain heard for generations to come.