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JAIMIE VERNON – Hey, Now, You’re A Rock Star

Posted in Opinion, Review with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on October 8, 2016 by segarini

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Had an interesting conversation with a dear friend of mine this week who has had his fair share of fame and fortune and everything that goes with it. He continues to write and record in the seclusion of his home studio and is effectively retired from both live performing and trying to nail groupies.

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JAIMIE VERNON – THE SLOW BURN OF PANTOMANIA

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on July 25, 2015 by segarini

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We’ve been swaying in the sluice of commercial music’s fetid breeze for so long that we’ve lost the ability to appreciate the slow burn, the rolling, creeping emotional wash of songs and artists that paint outside the lines of commercial success. The post-MTV era has led us down a path of saccharine, instantly gratifying need where our senses are over-stimulated – like a million neon roadside billboards or a caffeine rush to the soul in an effort to forget we live banal or uninteresting, tedious lives.

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JAIMIE VERNON – THE FEMININE MUSIQUE

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on April 12, 2014 by segarini

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JAIMIE VERNON – TELL ME ARE YOU LISTENING

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on March 8, 2014 by segarini

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JAIMIE VERNON – BUT NEW MUSIC SUCKS, MAN!

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , , , on September 8, 2012 by segarini


“When you say ‘there is no good new music anymore’ – what you are really saying is ‘I don’t own a computer’.” – Modern Facebook Proverb

Of course, if you’re reading this page then you obviously do own a computer. So what’s your excuse? What is that inherent need to slink to the fallback position of “there’s no good music anymore”? Is it because your tastes have changed? Is it because the music has changed? Or is it because you’ve built a musical mausoleum around yourself where only Hendrix, Morrison, Joplin, Vaughn, and Lennon now reside? It isn’t that there’s no good music. It’s that you gave up. You stopped trying. You’ve become complacent in life or buried your head in the sand so that all the evils of adulthood can be ignored or blocked out.

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