Peter Gabriel Letterman Visit Aims at Web

Is Peter Gabriel for the 1%?

Tonight on CBS.com, Peter Gabriel and the New Blood Orchestra will perform at 9pm/6pm Pacific, and then later on Letterman’s regular television broadcast. As a Gabriel fan, this certainly catches my attention and I’m curious to see how it might influence future big-budget tours where a popular artist […]

Daniel Lanois' Fascinating "Soul Mining"

Lanois' first solo album, 1989's Acadie (Opal/WB)

As a longtime fan of Daniel Lanois, the now-legendary producer and guitarist, I am pleased to recommend his recent autobiography Soul Mining: A Musical Life. The book is so detailed and revealing of how he helped create some of the best music of our generation, it should […]

Jason Bentley/KCRW on Fire with Tron, Gabriel, Ping

Peter Gabriel Launches Guitar Center's New Platform

This was supposed to be a post about Jason Bentley/KCRW‘s triumphant visit to the San Diego Comic-Con, where the famed dj and record producer spun at a party for Disney’s Tron Legacy, for which production, he also served as music supervisor. Instead, a few days later, I […]

Suzanne Vega and Peter Gabriel Release Cover Albums

Peter Gabriel by Nadav Kandar

The TV shows American Idol and Glee have made cover songs a greater focal point for the music business than ever, even including songwriting-publishing’s peak years in the early recording era. Of course, the histrionics of the Idol contestants and the high school kids of Glee can’t match a real […]

One Eskimo Yogurt Shop Show

The UK band One EskimO rolled through New York last week on a promo tour for their upcoming album, and I caught them at a yogurt shop on Bleecker Street. It’s not every band that will take the street in broad daylight with no particular demand for their performance.

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