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Posts Tagged: Tower Records

Swinging Modern Sounds: Observations on the Occasion of a 100th Column

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The clash of opinions about music is music itself.

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An Ode to Tower Records

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Following a successful debut at SXSW, Colin Hanks’s documentary on the rise and fall of America’s largest record store, All Things Must Pass, has now released its trailer online. The film features interviews with Sir Elton John, Bruce Springsteen, founder Ross Solomon, and former employee Dave Grohl, and traces the company’s journey from its cocaine-fueled, […]

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Zines Have Their Own Wiki

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I’m as enthralled by, addicted to and dependent on the Internet as anyone, but a part of me is nostalgic for something that is still being made by hand, with paper and ink and imperfect binding: the zine. I think our country, having been founded by rabble-rousing pamphleteers like Thomas Paine, has an innate love […]

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