The Live Series: Songs of Location

On April 29, 2022 (more than a year since the last release) a new playlist from Bruce Springsteen Archives was finally released via streaming services worldwide. It is the tenth in a series of themed live compilation playlists from Springsteen (“the Live Series”). The collections are the joint product of the Legacy imprint of Springsteen's … Continue reading The Live Series: Songs of Location

Unrequited Infatuations: A Memoir

In Steven Van Zandt‘s memoir “Unrequited Infatuations” you learn the behind-the-scenes details about his various projects, the disappointments and the successes (which seem to keep slipping through his fingers), his grudges and regrets, and the decisions he made (and why he made them). Van Zandt’s career covers a very rich artistic landscape as well as … Continue reading Unrequited Infatuations: A Memoir

The Live Series: Songs Under Cover vol 2

[This blogpost is also available in German: The Live Series: Songs Under Cover vol 2 (auf Deutsch)] On March 5, 2021, a new live compilation of the Bruce Springsteen Archives was released via streaming services. It is the ninth in a series of themed live playlists from Springsteen ("the Live Series") and the second in … Continue reading The Live Series: Songs Under Cover vol 2

The Live Series: Songs Under Cover Vol 2 (auf Deutsch)

Am 5. März 2021 wurde eine neue Live-Kompilation des Bruce Springsteen-Archivs über Streaming-Dienste veröffentlicht. Es ist der neunte Teil einer Reihe thematischer Live-Playlists von Springsteen („the Live Series“) und die zweite Folge einer Sammlung von Covern, die Bruce Springsteen und die E Street Band im Laufe der Jahre gespielt haben. Die erste Folge (the Live-Series … Continue reading The Live Series: Songs Under Cover Vol 2 (auf Deutsch)

Radio Nowhere (Bruce Springsteen Sings the Alphabet)

One of my absolute favourite podcasts is Bruce Springsteen Sings the Alphabet. It's a podcast where the hosts, Rob Carmack and JB Clark, explore every Bruce Springsteen song (officially released) alphabetically, from "30" to "Z", one song per episode (368 episodes). Well, that’s what they did the first season at least. The second season they … Continue reading Radio Nowhere (Bruce Springsteen Sings the Alphabet)

57 Channels (and nothin’ on): #StandWithTeachers

Tonight I finally had the chance to see #standwithteachers, a virtual fundraiser for the benefit of the educational TeachRock program, that Steven Van Zandt hosted on December 21. The TeachRock program is a standards-aligned, arts integration curriculum that uses the history of popular music and culture to help teachers engage students. The rich multimedia materials … Continue reading 57 Channels (and nothin’ on): #StandWithTeachers