Albert Hammonds Zeitreise zur KiWo - Kieler
Kieler NachrichtenAlbert Hammonds Zeitreise zur KiWoKieler NachrichtenAlbert Hammond und seine Band traten auf der sehr gut besuchten Freilichtbühne der Krusenkoppel am Freitag eine viel bejubelte musikalische Reise in jene Zeit an, in der die meisten Zuschauer nach Selbstauskunft per Fingerzeit aufgewachsen sind: die ...
Posted on 24 June 2017 | 1:04 am
Was This It? - Slate Magazine
Slate MagazineWas This It?Slate MagazineThe rich-kid critique of the Strokes (singer Julian Casablancas' father founded Elite Model Management, guitarist Albert Hammond Jr. “moved to New York with a credit card that his dad paid the bill for,” with his dad “buying amps and guitars for the ...
Posted on 23 June 2017 | 2:52 am
Singer-songwriter Albert Hammond: My six
Singer-songwriter Albert Hammond: My six best albumsExpress.co.ukALBERT HAMMOND, 73, is the singer-songwriter whose best-known solo releases are It Never Rains In Southern California and The Free Electric Band. He has written dozens of hits for artists including Leo Sayer, The Hollies and Whitney Houston. His new ...
Posted on 22 June 2017 | 4:02 pm
Drugs, rivalry and disappointment: Read some
HappyDrugs, rivalry and disappointment: Read some excerpts from the new oral history of NYC's noughties rock sceneHappyOne of these was a claim from The Strokes that Ryan Adams was a key instigator in getting the band's guitarist, Albert Hammond Jr., hooked on heroin. “Ryan would always come and wake me at two in the morning and have drugs, so I'd just do the drugs and ...
Posted on 21 June 2017 | 11:40 pm
Pop review: Albert Hammond: In Symphony -
The Times (subscription)Pop review: Albert Hammond: In SymphonyThe Times (subscription)Gibraltar's Albert Hammond has written countless late 20th-century standards, clocking up sales of a preposterous 360 million records, but he has remained a curiously under-appreciated figure. In Symphony, which takes 12 of his hits and sticks the ...
Posted on 15 June 2017 | 3:59 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