Posted in Uncategorized on May 17th, 2013 by turlach – Be the first to comment
In an interview on NPR yesterday Marcus Owens, a former agent discussed the current scandal affecting the agency.
I think they’re going to start losing employees. You know, those that are eligible to retire are probably going to wake up tomorrow morning and decide this would be a nice day to just stay home and read the paper and, you know, email their resignation in. Morale will be hurt. I think there will be a huge resource strain just dealing with the investigations themselves. And I think those have to occur to help clear the air.
You’d think that the agency responsible for tax audits would be more psychologically prepared for a reaming. Schadenfreude indeed.
Posted in Uncategorized on July 24th, 2012 by turlach – Be the first to comment
“For an adult, the world is constantly trying to clamp down on itself,” he says. “Routine, responsibility, decay of institutions, corruption: this is all the world closing in. Music, when it’s really great, pries that shit back open and lets people back in, it lets light in, and air in, and energy in…”
Read more http://www.newyorker.com/reporting/2012/07/30/120730fa_fact_remnick#ixzz21Ywxv4gG
Posted in Uncategorized on December 16th, 2011 by turlach – Be the first to comment
An article by Jonathon Biss in Slate tackles the mindset of the recording musician. I try to resist the temptation to pursue a mistaken idea of perfection, but he goes into much more detail. A very thoughtful piece.