Comedown Machine: a look back at the rebirth
PopdustComedown Machine: a look back at the rebirth of The StrokesPopdustThe writing credits are much more varied this time around, with rhythm guitarist Albert Hammond Jr. being seemingly responsible for most of the album's wistfulness and romance. In what I consider to be the highlight of the album, "Call It Fate, Call It ...
Posted on 26 March 2017 | 7:40 am
It's all about helping people locally; about
Longford LeaderIt's all about helping people locally; about giving them a voiceLongford Leader“I have been very lucky to meet people like Brendan Grace, the late Joe Dolan and most recently Albert Hammond the great songwriter who wrote many hits including songs for Joe Dolan,” she recalled. “I have made so many friends after my 25 years at the ...
Posted on 26 March 2017 | 4:10 am
Ten Things About the NBA: Dwight and the
Peachtree HoopsTen Things About the NBA: Dwight and the HoF, Knicks, Warriors, Fights and More!!Peachtree HoopsI doubt singer/songwriter Albert Hammond had my Knicks in mind when he wrote this along with Mike Hazelwood but it sure does fit that disaster on 4 Pennsylvania Avenue. Allegedly the Knicks are going to go "Full Triangle" next season. At least ...
Posted on 24 March 2017 | 9:00 am
Albert Hammond: 'Ich bin nur ein Sandkorn' /
Presseportal.de (Pressemitteilung)Albert Hammond: 'Ich bin nur ein Sandkorn' / Weltstar Hammond ...Presseportal.de (Pressemitteilung)SWR1 Szene: Albert Hammond 'Ich bin nur ein Sandkorn' Weiterer Text über ots und www.presseportal.de/nr/7169 / Die Verwendung dieses Bildes ist für ...and more »
Posted on 23 March 2017 | 4:01 am
Albert Hammond rockt Magdeburg - Volksstimme
VolksstimmeAlbert Hammond rockt MagdeburgVolksstimmeMagdeburg l Seit 1972 reist Albert Hammond mit seinem Gitarrenkoffer um die Welt. Zig verblichene Aufkleber zeugen von ereignisreichen Jahren. Ihm selbst ist sein Alter wenig anzusehen. Für einen 72-Jährigen scheint er ziemlich fit und faltenfrei. Was ...
Posted on 20 March 2017 | 4:07 pm
Joel Furniss: What’s Going On? The lines
Some famous examples of musical plagiarism help to contextualise this surprising ruling that Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke copied Gaye’s ‘Got To Give It Up’ - surprising because here the talk was of a ‘vibe’ or ‘feel’, rather than lyrics, melodies or chord progression typical in accusations of musical copyright infringement.
Posted on 9 April 2015 | 3:54 pm
Today in history: Gen. Robert E. Lee
Thought for Today: "The ultimate test of a moral society is the kind of world that it leaves to its children." - Dietrich Bonhoeffer (1906-1945).
Posted on 9 April 2015 | 4:52 am
Playboy magazine founder Hugh Hefner is 89. Satirical songwriter and mathematician Tom Lehrer is 87. Actor Jean-Paul Belmondo is 82. Rock singer Gerard Way (My Chemical Romance) is 38.
Posted on 8 April 2015 | 11:25 pm
Today in History - Quincy Herald-Whig |
Today is Thursday, April 9, the 99th day of 2015. There are 266 days left in the year. On April 9, 1865, Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee surrendered his army to Union Lt. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox Court House in Virginia.
Posted on 8 April 2015 | 9:14 pm
Today in History
Today is Thursday, April 9, the 99th day of 2015. There are 266 days left in the year.
Posted on 8 April 2015 | 9:01 pm
Festival Noize: Big Ticket, Live In The
Other artists cozying up to audiences at intimate venues include The Strokes’ Albert Hammond Jr., Atlas Sound, Autechre and Jessica Pratt. Atlas Sound @ Swedish American Hall (doors open 9 p.m.) Autechre, Cygnus and Rob Hall @ Mezzanine (doors open 8 ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 6:06 am
How the California drought threatens the US
In 1972, singer Albert Hammond had a top ten hit with his single and subsequent album titled “It Never Rains in Southern California.” The words refer to a land where glamor rules and 80ºF (around 27ºC) temps are the norm. Los Angeles might be home to ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 11:56 pm
Albert Hammond Jr wants to play one
It might seem hard to believe that one fifth of The Strokes, one of the planet’s biggest rock bands, could wrestle with self-doubt. But that was the situation that Albert Hammond Jr found himself in. Following a stint in rehab, the Los Angeles-native ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 3:12 pm
The Vaccines’ Freddie Cowan on five
Given that notable ascent, we asked guitarist Freddie Cowan to describe his favorite memories from the past few years of playing with legends and impressing the likes of Albert Hammond Jr. and Debbie Harry. When we played with the guy from CCR, John Fogert ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 8:02 am
Vampire Weekend’s Chris Baio and The Strokes’ Albert Hammond, Jr. both produced new solo material, R&B artist Miguel dropped another fun, alluring album that took critics by storm and DJ Snake produced more hits similar in style to his past production ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 3:48 am