WHY THE ENTIRE MUSIC INDUSTRY SHOULD BOYCOTT THE STATE OF TEXAS (Except the Jonas Brothers, that’s your punishment Sheriff West)

Originally published at Toke of the Town Last week, singer-songwriter Fiona Apple’s tour bus passed through Hudspeth County West Texas where it was stopped by local law enforcement and searched for narcotics. The search turned up about an ounce and a half each of marijuana and hashish. Apple was taken into jail where she spent…

Grammy Awards 2011

Grammys Awards Notes From A Writer Posted by Angela Bacca on 2/14/11 • Categorized as Editorials Photo Courtesy of Just Jared As I began watching the 2011 Grammy’s, a Pitchfork Tweet from the East Coast popped up on my screen. The Arcade Fire’s Suburbs had won album of the year. Great, I can stop watching now I thought. But I…

The Corporate Curse

Original Published by SFCritic on May 2010 I love MTV Jams. It’s the only channel on TV that plays music videos. Granted, most of the videos are Top 40 rappers surrounded by video hoes gyrating on cars with over-sized rims next to stacks of money. All 50 of their friends are in the video drinking…