Bubble Soccer Bounced Into Town

“I’m not sure what I just saw” is what I posted on Facebook. The sight of people standing in clear plastic bubbles, like some kind of artist happening was enough for me to stop the car on my way home … Read More

The end of Rock & Roll?

They all have the same thing in common and it’s really a sad sight to see. Some of the best guitar riffs played live, probably for the last time on stage, by the original band members and there sits the … Read More

Zooropa Released Twenty Years Ago…

Wow, it’s been twenty years? Really? The album that was born during the Achtung Baby tour, finished at a frantic pace, and helped launch and define the last leg of the Zoo TV tour has grown up. Think Joshua Tree … Read More

The Rolling Stones Roll Along

It was by far the oldest audience I have ever been around. I mean, that really was your father’s Oldsmobile in the parking lot right? I never ever thought I’d see the Stones with my son — at any age … Read More

About that Boston album cover…

Paula Scher really doesn’t like it, doesn’t want to acknowledge it and doesn’t want to hear it… but she created one of the most iconic album covers of all time. Art intersects music with a dash of technology. So where … Read More

Postcarders, Instagram style

How can you not like 1950’s design? So much personality on every item, it just drips hip. Polaroid was easily the “instagram” of their day, over 60 years ago. I recently came across a package of Postcarders. Simple idea, using the Polaroid … Read More

2013 SXSW Newbie’s Notes

Since 2013 SXSW is in the books, and I’ve sorted my notes on many sessions, let me start with advice for the next newbie class of interactive attendees in 2014. Lesson #1. No one in Austin calls it South by … Read More

Apple meets the Claw

My 7 yr old son is obsessed with the “claw” arcade game. He really believes he’s going to win the stuffed animal, the ball, or yes the iPod Nano. Recently, while I watched him try again at an arcade in … Read More

Learning to walk…again

Since David Grohl was at SXSW this year, I’m reminded… It’s really important to know your audience, know when to change and how to stay relevant. This is true for any business, and especially true for musicians. Since music is … Read More

Keith Richards. Start Me Up Reggae.

Creativity has a way of creating unexpected results. You can create what you set out to do, and you achieve the results you want. You can create what you set out to do, and don’t achieve the results you want. … Read More