Monthly Archives: March 2013

The Wall of Sound a Bit Crumbly for HBO’s “Phil Spector”

It seemed like a good idea on paper. A TV movie about the Phil Spector murder trial penned by David Mamet with Al Pacino as the mercurial producer and Helen Mirren as his defense attorney. How could it miss? Well, … Continue reading

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Eric Clapton Goes Comfy on New Record, But Sizzles Onstage

Now that acts like The Rolling Stones, The Beach Boys, and The Zombies have marked their 50th anniversaries, those who got their start in 1963 are beginning to roll out more sonic celebrations, and classic rock heroes don’t get any … Continue reading

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Vintage Rockers Dominate VH1 Classic’s Hard Rock Calling Show

One of the things I love about VH1 Classic is their pretty solid schedule of screening rock docs and live concerts. The most recent one I caught showed highlights from the Hard Rock Calling 2012 shows held in London’s Hyde … Continue reading

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