SPIELBERG TAKES TIFF — After a dreary summer, there are 3 movies right now that look just fantastic. First is David O. Russell’s Amsterdam. After viewing the excellent trailer several times, I’m still not sure what it’s even about.
Monkee-Micky Dolenz was the guest on Phil Rosenthal and David Wild’s podcast Naked Lunch last week. With food from LA’s awesome Barney’s Beanery they discussed everything from the early days of The Monkees-TV show to the late (and, great) Bob Rafelson. The air-date will be released soon … Speaking of Dolenz, he headlines at this week’s Retro Con in Philly … Ashley Suppa’s tour with Plush begins this Tuesday, 9/20 in Roger, Arizona …
The Red Hot Chili Peppers played NY’s famed Apollo last week for SiriusXM’s Small Stage series and were wonderful. Check out this review from Live For Live Music: Red Hot Chili Peppers At The Apollo: Unlimited Love In A “Holy Place” [Photos/Videos] (liveforlivemusic.com)
With the way so-called legacy music is making a return (remember Kate Bush’s “Running Up That Hill” was the song of the summer) I wouldn’t be surprised if by next year, it’s all vintage … and Happy BDay to Donnie Kehr; Richard Branciforte; John Billings; and Randy Hoffman.