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How AC/DC Turned Loss into Triumph with “Back in Black”

The rock and roll world recently exploded with rumors that AC/DC was finally calling it quits. Unfortunately, those rumors included speculation that founding member and rhythm guitarist Malcolm Young was suffering a debilitating health problem. The band responded with some … Continue reading

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Is rock dead?

What does the future look like for rock and roll? It’s a question that will surely be on the minds of participants at the 2012 South by Southwest Music festival, which kicks off this week. I believe the future of … Continue reading

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Top 20 albums of all time?

Just what the world needs: another top 20 albums of all time list, courtesy of the Y! Radish Music Blog. This list is a bit different from the usual critical assessments because it seeks to be more objective and empirical, … Continue reading

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Top 20 albums of all time?

Just what the world needs: another top 20 albums of all time list, courtesy of the Y! Radish Music Blog. This list is a bit different from the usual critical assessments because it seeks to be more objective and empirical, … Continue reading

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Two lessons from the Avenue A | Razorfish Client Summit

On May 14-15, I helped my employer Avenue A | Razorfish organize its 8th annual Client Summit in New York. Each year at this event, company executives, guest speakers, and clients discuss the state of the art in digital marketing. … Continue reading

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Two lessons from the Avenue A | Razorfish Client Summit

On May 14-15, I helped my employer Avenue A | Razorfish organize its 8th annual Client Summit in New York. Each year at this event, company executives, guest speakers, and clients discuss the state of the art in digital marketing. … Continue reading

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I love REM’s latest but . . .

Accelerate sounds great but features the worst CD cover art (above) since Robert Plant released Fate of Nations: And just about as bad as the hideous cover of the otherwise excellent A Bigger Bang by the Rolling Stones: Why hide … Continue reading

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I love REM’s latest but . . .

Accelerate sounds great but features the worst CD cover art (above) since Robert Plant released Fate of Nations: And just about as bad as the hideous cover of the otherwise excellent A Bigger Bang by the Rolling Stones: Why hide … Continue reading

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Led Zeppelin: the mothership of superhype

I would crawl naked across a field of broken glass to attend the December 10 Led Zeppelin reunion in London. And I have no rational reason to do so. The band has recorded nothing new since breaking up in 1980. … Continue reading

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Led Zeppelin: the mothership of superhype

I would crawl naked across a field of broken glass to attend the December 10 Led Zeppelin reunion in London. And I have no rational reason to do so. The band has recorded nothing new since breaking up in 1980. … Continue reading

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