Posts Tagged ‘DOORS’

By Hans Ebert A friend recently asked who is the best music company executive. The “best” in any industry is tough to name these days as so much is hidden from view with smoke and mirrors creating illusions (and delusion) of success, whereas in the music industry, the impression, rightly or wrongly, is that it’s [...]

By Hans Ebert There’s been a great deal of chatter recently about this term known as “A&R” (Artists and Repertoire), its importance, especially to a major music company, and the rise and influence of the A&R person, who, in many ways, has become the Rock Star executive within the often dated structure of a music [...]

I physically cringe when watching “American Idol” and people call contestant James Durbin a “rocker”. Sorry, but where on earring- in the left ear- hitting a few high notes and singing a Judas Priest song does not make one a “rocker”. If this is all it takes, no wonder Bob Geldof  is pissed off- and [...]