Category Archives: Thoughts from the Guv’nor
About a month ago, I scored a couple of tickets for Jack White’s June 7 show at the Dome Arena in Rochester. It was a pretty unremarkable experience as online ticket sales go — log on to Ticketfly, select the … Continue reading
It wasn’t until the third song of Iron Maiden’s set on Saturday night that it finally dawned on me what I had taken for granted for so long about this band. It started the moment I zeroed in on Steve Harris … Continue reading
I am such a bad progger. I mean, here I was, just two blocks away from the Eastman Theater, where King Crimson was playing, and I was on Jazz Street watching the free entertainment, eating poutine and drinking beer. OK. … Continue reading
Cutting-edge lighting? Check. Laser array? You bet. State of the art animation? Of course. And overzealous security guards? Oh, go on if you must.
I’ve been blogging for over a decade now. My first attempt, which included the initial incarnation of the Brief Biography of God, appeared on my MySpace page around 2007. I immediately fell in love with the medium — it was … Continue reading
It’s been a week since we got the news that Chuck Berry had finally passed away at the age of 90. The news was broken to me a little after six on that Saturday evening by a softly spoken Scotsman … Continue reading
In this second part of his interview with Rasmus Bom Anderson, The Guv’nor asks Ras to get technical and discuss monitor mixing, the benefits of in-ear monitors and how singers should approach soundchecks.