Angelenos: Thursday, December 13, at Beyond Baroque in Venice, noted author, music historian, and friend of Aquarium Drunkard Pat Thomas will host a live Q&A discussion with Ronnie Schneider, manager of the Rolling Stones’ mythic 1969 tour — documented the classic film Gimme Shelter—about his new book Out Of Our Heads: Rolling Stones, Beatles and Me. Schneider’s career dispenses with the “Beatles or Stones” binary; he worked extensively with both.
For reasons unexplained, officially-sanctioned outtakes from the Rolling Stones’ Decca Records (a.k.a. London) period remain as rare as rocking-horse manure. Although to date no fewer than 23 compilations of their ’63-’70 material have been issued worldwide, the […]
A bittersweet love letter to the city of new Orleans post-Katrina, season two of David Simon’s Treme continues to boast inspired music supervision. If you tuned in this past Sunday you may have caught the inclusion […]
Around this time last year I took on my first full assignment as music supervisor for filmmaker Robbie Pickering’s Natural Selection . The film nabbed both the Grand Jury and Audience awards at SXSW Film in […]