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Venice Beach: Where the music was born -
Sydney Morning HeraldVenice Beach: Where the music was bornSydney Morning HeraldIt's a place with big musical history - Jim Morrison and Ray Manzarek formed The Doors here after bumping into each other on Venice Beach. But my mind keeps tripping on Jonathan Richman. His track Rooming House on Venice Beach, from the 1992 album ...
Posted on 21 August 2014 | 1:21 am
Boomer Audit: Jim Morrison Was a Moment in
FlavorwireBoomer Audit: Jim Morrison Was a Moment in Time, Not an All-Time LegendFlavorwireThe so-called sidemen in The Doors — keyboardist/organist Ray Manzarek, guitarist Robby Krieger, and drummer John Densmore — don't get enough credit for the sound, whereas Morrison gets too much credit for the attitude. Think of “Light My Fire” right ...
Posted on 19 August 2014 | 11:48 am
Kongos bring rhythmic intensity to Bethlehem
Kongos bring rhythmic intensity to Bethlehem - REVIEWThe Express-Times - lehighvalleylive.comBut what they lacked in stage presentation they more than made up for in skill and talent: Johnny Kongos appeared to be channeling The Door's Ray Manzarek and a grungier "Weird Al" as he switched from keys to accordion and back again with ease while ...and more »
Posted on 18 August 2014 | 10:07 am
'If I think too much about the music it
Chicago Reader'If I think too much about the music it stinks': An interview with the Clean's ...Chicago ReaderPunk's wake reached the shores of Dunedin, New Zealand, in 1978 when brothers David (guitar) and Hamish Kilgour (drums) formed the Clean. With Robert Scott on bass, the band's 1981 single "Tally Ho," the second single released on the beloved Flying ...
Posted on 15 August 2014 | 10:34 am
Live Lunch Break Flashback - Josi Davis and
Live Lunch Break Flashback - Josi Davis and Hot Damn!TheDay.comDo you feel sad because you didn't see "Live Lunch Break" on Thursday in New London's Hygienic Art Park? We featured Josi Davis and Hot Damn! - which includes drummer David Brensilver and bassist Dan Solomons. Fortunately, we archive all of our ...
Posted on 15 August 2014 | 1:16 am
The Hologram Man: Event Works 4D presidentJoel Solloway, president of EventWorks 4D, LLC, is one of only two producers in the entire country working with holographic projections. He is an authorized Musion partner (the British company whose Eyeliner holographic projection technology brought Tupac Shakur back to life at Coachella).
Posted on 27 August 2014 | 7:28 am
Punk Rockers X Headline TNT FestJust before X took the stage at the Made in America Festival in Philadelphia two years ago, Chris Cornell was staring at the punk icons. "Forgive me for geeking out," Cornell said.
Posted on 25 August 2014 | 10:23 am
TO-DO LIST, JAN. 16-22Robby Krieger, the man with the white hair, used to play guitar in some band called The Doors.
Posted on 25 August 2014 | 3:35 am
Venice Beach: Where the music was bornVenice Beach has a big musical history - from Jim Morrison and The Doors to the slightly less famous Jonathan Richman.
Posted on 21 August 2014 | 7:06 am
The problem with biopicsGet On Up succeeds as an experience, but as a biopic, it fails the way most biopics do – by dehumanizing its subject, or, more specifically, failing to distinguish between its subject and the icon it’s really animating
Posted on 8 August 2014 | 12:38 pm
The Doors' John Densmore Robby Krieger toNor has it been revealed whether Krieger and Densmore recorded together or separately, as was done with the Skrillex collaboration “Breakin’ A Sweat”, but since the death of Ray Manzarek in May of 2013 there has been a rapprochement with Krieger and ...
Posted on 30 August 2014 | 11:28 am
Punk Rockers X Headline TNT FestA late, lionized rocker fell for the band during its embryonic period and produced the first X sessions. Doors keyboardist Ray Manzarek was blown away when he caught a club show X rendered 35-years ago. "We were playing the Whiskey in L.A. and Ray was ...
Posted on 28 August 2014 | 3:01 am
Ray Manzarek Talks Doors Records, Morrison'sIn September 1981, Rolling Stone published its famous cover of Jim Morrison with the unforgettable cover line "He's Hot, He's Sexy, and He's Dead." The world was in the grips of a Doors revival, spurred by the use of the band's music in "Apocalypse Now ...
Posted on 27 August 2014 | 2:52 am
Before he was a mega movie star, HarrisonFord's reflection can be seen in a mirror behind the band's keyboardist, Ray Manzarek. A screen grab of a video from YouTube showing Harrison Ford using a scene marker slate in a shot being filmed for 'Feast of Friends,' a documentary on The Doors.
Posted on 22 August 2014 | 11:14 pm
Remembering Ray Manzarek, Keyboardist ForThis interview was originally broadcast in 1998. The mythology surrounding The Doors has centered largely on its lead singer, Jim Morrison, who died under mysterious circumstances in 1971. Morrison is still considered one of rock music's tortured poets and ...
Posted on 24 May 2013 | 1:10 am