Alex Steinweiss, Inventor of the Modern Album Cover

Just one of countless great covers in this book!

As music has been liberated from vinyl and then cds, the album cover has become a thing of the past. While the net is a visual medium, and art is critical to the experience, regardless of the topic, the process of listening to music and […]

Ryan Star Working Unemployment Lines

Was it Gypsy Rose Lee that said “Ya Gotta Have a Gimmick”? When I saw the NY Daily News report “Rocker Ryan Star’s music video puts jobless in the spotlight” on Tuesday, it was startling, but not surprising. With unemployment figures going through the roof, you could probably make a whole blog of just […]