Tag: Music History

Guitar Heroes: Neil Young’s ‘Hitchhiker’.

I was first introduced to Neil Young, when he teamed up with Pearl Jam, to perform Rockin’ in the Free World in […]

On my stereo this week: Pearl Jam’s ‘I Am Mine’.

I vividly remember how Pearl Jam almost broke up, reeling from sadness, anger maybe even guilt, when a concert tragedy […]

The Song That Saved America: Composer Trevor Kowalski on “The Battle Cry of Freedom”.

We are thrilled to have Trevor Kowalski, an American composer, pianist, arranger and songwriter, here today to talk about one of […]

It’s All About The Bass: Pearl Jam’s Jeff Ament.

A Bassist’s importance in a band is on occasions overlooked by music enthusiasts in favour of lead guitarists and drummers. […]

Interview with Blues Rocker Diana Rein, ‘The Six String Siren’.

I must admit my exposure to the Blues was once limited to B.B. King, John Lee Hooker and Muddy Waters. Interestingly, […]

It’s All About The Bass! Melissa Auf der Maur.

A Bassist’s importance in a band is on occasions overlooked by music enthusiasts in favour of lead guitarists and drummers. […]

It’s All About The Bass: Paul McCartney.

A Bassist’s importance in a band is on occasions overlooked by music enthusiasts in favour of lead guitarists and drummers. […]

Jane Wiedlin’s Excellent Adventure!

Jane Wieldin was amongst the thick of it when LA punk was born in the 1970’s and she helped propel […]

Kate Bush is anything but cool.

Kate Bush is anything but cool. Yet despite her oddness, particularly her brand of pop music, she hit a strange […]

Vitalogy: Weird, Wonderful and Iconic!

At the end of 1993, there was no bigger band in the world than Pearl Jam, except maybe Nirvana. If […]