Apple iTunes
 
jl
 
contents 
NPR critic and rock author Tim Riley's monthly tipsheet
sitemap
grapevine
gadgets, etc
email updates
rss feed  twits archives | coda
below: online press
critics | bylines
dailies | weeklies
rags | mags | uk
books | dvds | industry | iTunes   mp3s | ref | torrents | ytube  | web2.0
critical pages 
Lester Bangs
Daphne Carr
Jeff Chang
Robert Christgau
Alan Clayson
Charles Cross
Jane Dark
Erik Davis
Anthony DeCurtis
Phil Dellio
Jim DeRogatis
Chuck Eddy
J. Lester Feder
Barbara Flaska
Sasha Frere-Jones
Simon Frith
Janiss Garza
Nelson George
Sid Griffin
Jason Gross
Jimmy Guterman
David Hajdu
Howard Hampton
Will Hermes
David Hoekstra
Tom Hull
Kevin Johnson
Chuck Klosterman
Frank Kogan (livej)
Tom Hull
Steve Knopper
Dave Laing
Alan Light
John Leland
Hugo Lindgren
Machaelangelo Matos
Devin McKinney
Richard Meltzer
David Menconi
Evelyn McDonnell
Sia Michel
Milo Miles
Joyce Millman
Tom Moon
John Morthland
Jon Pareles
Nate Patrin
Tom Piazza
Ann Powers
Doug Pullen
Simon Reynolds
Jody Rosen
Leland Rucker
Chris Salewicz
Kelefa Sanneh
John Sellers
Rob Sheffield
Kate Sullivan
Touré
Ken Tucker
Jaan Uhelszki
Richie Unterberger
Elizabeth Vincentelli
Ed Ward (NPR)
Carl Wilson
Douglas Wolk
Abbey Road Reunion 

EMI Takeover Stories
Abbey Road Reunion: Podcast from Studio 2 by Tim Riley (mp3)



In November of 2006, over 30 engineers gathered for a reunion at Abbey Road studios in London, where many of them worked uncredited on Beatles sessions. The occasion was the release of RECORDING THE BEATLES, by Brian Kehew and Kevin Ryan, a major new entry in Beatle scholarship detailing recording techniques and analog equipment. It's a story about how EMI's rigorous training paradoxically led to numerous innovations, upending years of convention. The creative solutions these techies achieved helped the Beatles create rock's most ingenious and enduring sounds, and RECORDING THE BEATLES draws the curtain on many of their previously unexplained sounds. The podcast includes interviews with Kehew, engineers Ken Townsend, Richard Lush, Chris Thomas, and Ken Scott, as well as American producers Steve Albini (Nirvana, Stooges) and Steve Hoffman (DCC). With Beatle stories peppering the narrative, Riley provides a backstage glimpse at the wizards who helped translate Lennon and McCartney songs onto tape.

For more information, visit:

Recording the Beatles
Curvebender Publishing
by Kevin Ryan and Brian Kehew
http://www.recordingthebeatles.com

EMI's Abbey Road Studios
http://www.abbeyroad.com

EMI Takeover stories
Best sources:
Financial Times, Jeff Leeds (NYTimes)

24 May 2007
EMI R.I.P.? WNYC's Soundcheck

23 May 2007
Sgt Pepper Turns 40 (NPR)

22 May 2007
$4.7 Billion Private Equity Buyout Wins Support at EMI

15 May 2007
Amazon.com to Launch DRM-Free MP3 Music Download Store with Songs and Albums from EMI Music and More Than 12,000 Other Labels

14 May 2007
An Open Letter to Sir Paul McCartney: Save Abbey Road
Huffington Post






 shopping: 2009 rock/pop
album of the month:
Chris Potter Ultrahang (ArtistShare)

recent picks:
Allen Toussaint The Bright Mississippi
the-dream Love vs. money
Lily Allen It's Not Me It's You
Oxford American
10th Anniversary Edition

Bob Dylan Tell Tale Signs (Sony BMG)
Walter Becker Circus Money (Mailboat Records)
Beck Modern Guilt (Interscope)
Al Green Lay It Down (Blue Note)
Erykah Badu New Amerykah, Pt. 1: 4th World War (Motown)
Portishead Third (Mercury)
Carlene Carter Stronger (Yep Roc)
Punch Brothers Punch (Nonesuch)
Waco Brothers Waco Express: Live and Kickin' at Schuba's (Bloodshot)
Steve Malkmus & the Jicks Real Emotional Trash (Matador)

book cover
recent picks:
Gig Posters: Rock Show Art of the 21st Century, by Clay Hayes (Quirk)
The Song Is You, by Arthur Phillips
Delta Blues: The Life and Times of the Mississippi Masters Who Revolutionized American Music,
by Tom Gioia

Oxford American 10th Anniversary Southern Music Issue
There's A Riot Goin' On: Revolutionaries, Rock Stars and the Rise and Fall of '60s Counter-Culture, by Peter Doggett (Canongate)
Re-make/Re-model: Becoming Roxy Music, by Michael Bracewell
(Da Capo)

Black Postcards: A Rock & Roll Romance, by Dean Wareham (Penguin)
Roadwork: Rock & Roll Turned Inside Out
by Tom Wright (Hal Leonard)

Creem: America's Only Rock'n'Roll Magazine
by Rogbert Matheu (Collins)

 2007 books
Can't Buy Me Love
by Jonathan Gould (Harmony)

Perfect From Now On: How Indie Rock Saved My Life
by John Sellers
Recording the Beatles
by Kevin Ryan and Brian Kehew

Faking It: The Quest for Authenticity in Popular Music
by Hugh Barker and Yuval Taylor

Shout, Sister, Shout!: The Untold Story of Rock-and-Roll Trailblazer Sister Rosetta Tharpe
by Gayle F. Wald

Blue Monday Fats Domino and the Lost Dawn of Rock'n'Roll
by Rick Coleman

Everything I'm Cracked Up To Be
by Jen Trynin

White Bicycles: Making Music in the Sixties
by Joe Boyd

Always Magic in the Air
by Ken Emerson

 2008 box sets
Rolling Stone: Cover to Cover
 2007 dvds
 deep links: amazon
SecondSpin.com
Alexa: Music
AMG: new releases,
   coming soon, reissues
Answers.com
Artslynx: Music Megaportals
Ask.com
Bartleby's
Beaucoups Music resources
Clipmarks: Music
Columbia Encyclopedia
Columbia University Library
Daypop
DeadRockStarsClub
Discogs
Fimoculous
FindMyCover: Album art
Free Dictionary
Free Library
FreeMuse
Free Sound Project
FuzzLogic Search Tool
Google Trends: Music
Grove's Dictionary
Historical Text Archive
HitSearch
Headline spot
Ibiblio Music
Indie Retail Directory
Indiana University
Infoplease Music
Int'l Ass. for the Study of Pop Music
IASPM links

Internet Archives
Librarians Internet Index
Library Spot Music
Library Thing Music
LookSmart
MusicBrainz
MusicMoz
Music departments worldwide
Music Portal
Musicweb Pop Encyclopedia
Music Search Engine
MusicYellowPages
MyMusicMaker
Oxford Encyclopedia of Pop
Record Store Review
RefDesk
Rock Music List
RSS Micro (music feeds)
This Day in Music.com
Tourfilter
TuneFind
Ultimate Band List
Uncover the Net Directory
University of London links
Wikimusicguide






Apple iTunes
Alibris

Simpify!

Digg!

Neo Binaries: The definitive online resource for web based applications.

www.flickr.com
triley60's photos More of triley60's photos