Pink Floyd frontman David Gilmour honored the late Prince by performing an outstanding mashup of the band’s classic “Comfortably Numb” and Prince’s ultimate hit “Purple Rain” 132 more words
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The old gods are dead. The new idols of liberal, democratic techno-capitalism are ‘rockstars’, to use a tellingly overused term.
They are aspirational deities, Schrodinger’s cats who’re simultaneously anti-establishment and of the establishment: people elevated by the (social) media into perfect, endearingly flawed demigods to fulfill our Enlightenment-era tendency to venerate individual genius. 115 more words
The 31st annual Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony was held last Friday – April 8 and once again, we witnessed the extreme instability, disorganization and complete lack of professional and objective judgment when it comes to honoring and appreciating artists. 1,288 more words
Suky and SP went out for an alternative cabaret evening. A hypnotist was part of the show along with Burlesque dancers, drag acts and magicians. Suky was hoping Dynamo would make an appearance which is why she forked out an extortionate amount of cash for a front row table. 1,284 more words
GUNS N’ ROSES are finally back on stage – the place where they truly belong to! On the 1st of April – this past Friday, just after midnight, Guns N’ Roses officially returned with a live performance at the tiny Troubadour in West Hollywood, California. 633 more words