Posts Tagged "music"

Buying an Acoustic Guitar: Excited, Nervous

I’ve been considering getting an acoustic guitar for some time now. Over a year, easily. More than two years, possibly. I like the idea of playing music again, and quite honestly… singing a little. I sing from time to time, but I do so kind of in secret – either in the shower, or when I’m in the apartment alone. The act of singing a song I like brings me great pleasure, but the thought of “performing” for other people doesn’t quite elicit the same response.


The Smith Tapes: Lost Interviews with Rock Stars and Icons

Between 1969–1972, Howard Smith recorded interviews with scores of rock stars and cultural icons. As a Village Voice columnist and radio personality on WPLJ FM, Smith sat down for revealing, personal conversations with Eric Clapton, Andy Warhol, Jim Morrison, Buckminster Fuller, Janis Joplin, Jerry Garcia and Hugh Hefner, to name just a few.