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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Fellow Stones freaks have no doubt crawled youtube and the net for gems like the video (after the jump) of the band ripping “Happy” during the 1972 Exile On Main Street tour. I wasn’t […]