In the 1990’s, when I was covering entertainment news for CNN’s Showbiz Today, I was sent to Toronto, where the Stones were in rehearsal for their Bridges to Babylon tour. They had taken over an old Masonic temple with a rehearsal space the size of a large basketball court, offices, a mess hall, and interview … Continue reading
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What the Hell is Interactive Music?
• Predicting the future . . . and getting it wrong • How’s your home CD maker deck performing? • The drawbacks of analog crystal balls In the early 1990s the music industry was on the verge of an existential crisis. And not everybody knew it. Analog recording had given way to digital and while … Continue reading What the Hell is Interactive Music?
Rehearsing with the Stones
• “‘Allo, Darlin!” Keith extends an invitation to an awe-struck reporter • We watched the band working on “You Can’t Always Get What You Want” • Whoa. What are Keith and Ronnie getting up to?” In the 1990’s, when I was covering entertainment news for CNN’s Showbiz Today, I was sent to Toronto, where the … Continue reading Rehearsing with the Stones