Neil Young has released a new video, titled “Children of Destiny” that urges Americans to unite and “resist the powers that be.” This new song is Neil’s response to the current political vibe in the US, and juxtaposes typical… Continue reading
Kathy Bates and Chuck Lorre team up to get high in a comedy series for television due this August.
Twenty episodes have been ordered by the online entertainment company Netflix.
The American Horror Story veteran and star of other frightening… Continue reading
The Surrealistic Summer Solstice will be held June 21 in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park in front of the Conservatory of Flowers. JFK Drive will be closed that day to accommodate the vendors. Dusk to midnight. Free, but tickets are already gone.
Good news for some, but there is sour grapes brewing in the City of Love by the Bay.
Having been there, and done that, I have a few memories of the time known as the Summer of Love.
From the far distant future, 50 years later, it seems music was the most important thing to me then.
My… Continue reading
Solar Panels and Windmill at Solar Living Center
The Solar Living Center in Hopland, California is a fun place to explore the realities and possibilities of living off the grid, and living well.
“Promoting sustainable living through inspirational environmental education.”… Continue reading
The Scorpions, for many, will give one guaranteed nightmares of ’80s pop metal and cheesy anthems as “Rock Your Like a Hurricane”. But the band has a history that predates that song (or the album in question, 1984’s Love at… Continue reading
Birth Control was a German group that was only considered marginally progressive, much of the time they were in the Deep Purple or Uriah Heep vein, lots of heavy guitar and organ work, although a lot of their music often… Continue reading
Warm Dust was one of those obscure progressive rock bands that slipped through the cracks, but released three albums. This was an early band featuring Paul Carrack before he earned his fame with Ace (“How Long”), Sqeeze (“Tempted”), and of… Continue reading
Chicago was a band that really threw their credibility in the crapper with those cheesy ballads. Peter Cetera obviously laying a lot to blame, many of their cheesy hits, if they were not necessarily written by him, they were sung… Continue reading
Machiavel was apparently one of the best known and most successful progressive rock bands to ever come out of Belgium. From 1976 to 1978 they released three progressive rock albums, Machiavel (1976), Jester (1977), and Mechanical Moonbeams (1978). Most of… Continue reading