Vevo Launch Rocky But Promising

With much anticipation, I visited Vevo last night only to find total frustration as the page would not even load. As users were diverted to the Vevo blog, we were treated to a tweet feed from the launch party (I wasn’t invited and had sour grapes). One user contributed the piercing inquiry “Are there ice […]

Jody Denberg's Last Waltz on KGSR

Jody Denberg (at right) with KGSR's Andy Langer, Bryan Beck and Susan Castle (l to r)

Next week, when Jody Denberg winds up almost three decades on the radio in Austin, Texas, I’ll be tuned in and you should be too. We all know Austin as one of the premier music cities in the […]

KGSR Broadcasts Volume 16

I’m pleased to include KGSR Broadcasts Vol. 16 as one of the first album reviews on earbender.com (send me yours!) “Broadcasts” is a great example of one of the oldest ideas – live recordings made at and compiled by your local radio station. There are countless versions around the country, but KGSR is a cut […]

Shelby Lynne at the Kennedy Center Honors

Our pal Shelby Lynne recently appeared on the Kennedy Center Honors program, where she teamed with honoree George Jones for “Amazing Grace.” The television special will air on December 30, and features honorees Jones; Twyla Tharp; Morgan Freeman; Barbra Streisand; Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey (representing The Who — and they’d better recognize Keith Moon […]