Beats Music, Coming in January

If you’ve spent any time around me in the past six months you’ve surely seen me buried in my phone making playlists, poking, prodding, and testing our forthcoming service, Beats Music. Sincere thanks to those who have been testing the private Alpha-turned-Beta along with me. We’re nearly ready for liftoff. Thanks to your diligent testing […]

93 ’til Infinity… Still

I have a lot of memories around Souls Of Mischief’s 93 ’til Infinity… I remember Chris Smith telling me definitively this is an important album. Which is why I bought it. I remember a road trip — 5 states in less than 3 days — with Mark Thompson where Mark had a rule: we could […]

“Rock n Roll Doctor, can I make a music recommendation for you?” Music Hack Day Fun

I’ve been answering my phone, “Rock n Roll Doctor, can I make a music recommendation for you?” all day, asking people what they’ve been listening to lately and attempting to steer them to something they may like but haven’t heard before. Why? This weekend was Music Hack Day in SF. I participated along with Team […]

I’d Have To Be Crazy / The Joy of The Single (BBC Documentary)

As I’ve mentioned before, I pick a couple songs to listen to with six year-old Lucinda at bedtime. Tonight “I’d Have To Be Crazy”, sung by Willie Nelson, originally appearing on one of my dad’s favorite albums, The Sound in Your Mind. Take a listen. Like Al Green’s “Simply Beautiful”, I could listen to it […]

Thanksgiving Palm Springs Radio

We’re relaxing by the pool in Palm Springs this weekend. Here’s what we’re listening to. Listen along. ian