Monthly Archives: January 2013

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Record Labels Part 1 (The Majors)

When Counting Crows got signed to Geffen records in 1992 I thought I’d died and gone to heaven. The first thing they did was give us $26,000 each so we could write and rehearse without any work related excuses. Then they gave us another $40,000 to buy new gear so we’d sound our best. I […]

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Kevin Bacon’s Craigslist Ad

nashville craigslist > general please flag with care:  miscategorized  prohibited  spam/overpost  best of craigslist Kevin Bacon’s letter to Hollywood (City of Angels?) Reply to: comm-1001224922@craigslist.org [?] Date: 2009-01-20, 10:45PM CST   Dear friends and colleagues. Happy New Year. Hope 2008 was your best year yet, and that 2009 will be even better still! Yeah! As […]

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Starting Over In Nashville (Conclusion)

I just passed the six month mark in Nashville. Six months is significant because it is the amount of time I’d originally given myself to “make it or break it” in town. I figured I’d either get work as a drummer and move my family out, or go bust in Music City and be forced […]

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Starting Over In Nashville (Part 4)

Although I miss my wife and kids, being alone in Nashville allows me the time to work as much as I can. I usually meet people for lunch or coffee every day, write emails, make phone calls, and see and play as much music as possible. I’d been doing this diligently since arriving in November, […]

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