My Reading List for The Holidays and Beyond

Wednesday, December 24th, 2008

Since I became an Amazon Prime customer the books have been stacking up at Moose manor. Much to read over the holidays and into the New Year. Here’s the stack that stares at me each morning: Dexter Filkins – The Forever War Buy The Forever War here Roberto Bolaño – 2666 A Novel Buy 2666: [...]

Music Think Tank, a Pampelmoose essay

Thursday, September 18th, 2008

I was invited to become an author for the web site, Music Think Tank, a site where musicians and industry professionals can air their views. I posted my thoughts on musicians and social media today. Regular readers of the Moose may have read an earlier version of the essay at my other blog Social Cache.

music think tank – please buy my record

Sunday, August 31st, 2008

I came across the music blog music think tank last night and found an essay by Rhodri Marsden entitled Please Buy My Record: The Futility of Flogging Music. [Flogging is an English expression for selling.] I encourage all musicians to give it a read. Here’s an excerpt – One thing that nearly all my bands [...]

Why Obama?

Thursday, July 31st, 2008

David Gutowski is the man behind the music blog Largehearted Boy. He recently contacted me to ask if I would be interested in submitting my thoughts in writing for a new area of his blog entitled Why Obama. It is a series of guest essays by musicians and authors, where they share their support for [...]