“The Long Run,” The Eagles

The Eagles’ song “The Long Run” opens with a memorable bouncy bass and guitar melody, begins as an innocent enough single, and apparently tells the story of an everyday relationship that went wrong. As the track progresses, the lines reveal the group’s internal struggle at the end of the 1970s. Some of that conflict includes … Read more

Crossword #7 January 22 – Attack Magazine

Crossword #7 January 22 Happy and belated new year to all! We are excited to present the January Crossword Attack where the winner will receive a free copy of Attack’s very special book, The Secrets of Dance Music Production. Good luck and have fun! Big thanks to everyone who participated in the previous crossword puzzle. … Read more

The Charlatans’ Tim Burgess on the Alchemy of ‘The Listening Party’

“The cool thing about me about this album is that I didn’t really know I was making an album,” said Paul McCartney. It’s December 21, 2020, and like many artists, McCartney has released an album—McCartney III, 40 years of follow-up to Secondly And 50 years after he released the first installment, he made his solo … Read more

Roland Boutique JD-08 and JX-08 review: Worthy and welcome additions to the Boutique range

Roland’s boutique chain shows no signs of fatigue. The boutiques offer audio drivers for some of Roland’s most popular synths along with arpeggators, powerful sequencers, incredible portability and low cost. Roland’s two most recent versions, the JD-08 and JX-08, are compact re-releases of a classic of the early 1990s, the JD-800, and a mid-1980s digital/analog … Read more

Alastair Macaulay: This music is just too good for dance – Slipped DiscSlipped Disc

Norman Lebrecht January 17 2022 Alastair Macaulay returns with his ongoing reviews of Slipisc for the 75th season at the Philharmonia Orchestra: Philharmonic Orchestra Sunday 16 January 3 p.m. Bach, Haydn, Mozartby Alistair Macaulay With its concert on Sunday afternoons in the Royal Festival Hall, the Philharmonia Orchestra began in 2022 in the eighteenth century … Read more

Famed Nashville Radio, TV Host Known as “Johnny Carson of Country Music,” Ralph Emery Dies, 88

Often called country music’s “Johnny Carson” and “Dick Clark”, Nashville television and radio host Ralph Emery died on January 14. No cause of death was shared with the Country Music Hall of Fame recruiter, who died at Tristar Centennial Medical Center in Nashville. In 2007, Emery was inducted into the Hall of Fame for his … Read more