It's taken me a few days to begin to make any sense whatsoever of the disturbing and disgraceful story still unfolding at Penn State. Yet this much seems clear: what we are seeing at long last is another tragic example of the human cost of silence in the face of evil.
Pearl Jam, Columbia Records/SONY Music Entertainment and IMDb today announced that "Not For You," a full-length, never-before-seen music video directed by Cameron Crowe, featuring live, archival performances and behind-the-scenes footage of the band.
Over PJ20's two hours, there appears to be no through-line tying Pearl Jam's activities together over the past 20 years, other than that they have integrity, have had a lot of things happen to them, and rock pretty hard.
We need time to evaluate a particular band's influence and their place in history. Does their music stand up to the scrutiny of year after year and how does it measure up to the great ones that came before?
Today, the environmentally conscious clothing company Patagonia Inc. launches "The Patagonia Music Collective" by releasing two 11-track bundles that are part of an ongoing series intended to be a new model for green giving.
The TSA is apparently taking a very hands-on approach to airport security these days with their new and supposedly improved pat-downs. Here then is some loosely fitting mood music for your next airport close encounter.
At this point in his career, Peter Frampton could have tossed out a second instrumental album and won another Grammy. Thankfully, this time out, he played his heart in addition to his axe, creating what could be the best album of his career.