As I seem to be on the macabre musical beat, I received an email from a friend of mine who recently saw John Sebastian. (She lives in a small college town in Iowa, so they have some non-arena-filling musicians coming to their burg.) Some of you may be unfamiliar—so you think—with John Sebastian. He’s the … Continue reading Questions. One Answer.
Stream: The Doors – “She Smells So Nice” Seems crazy that they’re still digging up new Doors material, but apparently producer Bruce Botnick discovered this one while preparing the session tapes for L.A. Woman, which is once again being reissued on January 24. Curious that it didn’t turn up when they released the 40th Anniversary … Continue reading How about that new Doors song?
The Soft Parade was the fourth album from The Doors. It was released in 1969. Given that ’69 was the year of such releases as Led Zepplin, Kick Out the Jams, Beck Ola, Ramblin’ Gambling Man, Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere, Tommy, and The Stooges, it is somewhat surprising that The Doors had the opportunity … Continue reading “Can You Find Me Soft Asylum”
In a 10 minute long interview for the Village Voice, Jim Morrison waxes on the future of electronics while chomping a stogie. The rest of The Doors get their two cents in (but no more) and occasionally look bored or bemused by Jim’s talk. There’s also earlier footage of Morrison at what appears to be … Continue reading 1969 Interview With The Doors
We all know that John Densmore hates advertising, but now Mac goes all contrarian on your ass and points out that music is already, fundamentally, a commercial enterprise.