Music saves us. We whistle in the dark. I love the darkness of a starry night -- but the darkness of the tragedy last December in Newtown, Connecticut is nearly beyond words. Here, however, we can consider the music which followed it.
Five years after the "Golden Age of Vinyl" came to a close, the MTV invasion established the dominance of the music video. A few years later came CDs, with their tiny art and microscopic liner notes. The generation of great art representing great music was over.
For social gatherings at home built around screening movies, outstanding rock documentaries and concert films are virtually guaranteed crowd pleasers, particularly if your home theater set-up includes a quality sound system.
October 29th, Denver bands are covering iconic bands that played the Hi-Dive. The lineup includes local band Hindershot as Talking Heads. We caught up with Hindershot to talk about the process of covering the Heads.
Never before have we had so many means to communicate; never before have we communicated less. We are caught up in this whirlwind of mindless blather, of incessant motion masquerading as action, and we desperately need some quiet.