George, Dan and Carly discuss the much-discussed Phoebe Bridgers guitar smash on SNL and the different standards women and men are held to in the music industry. They also get into Sony’s purchase of AWAL and, while unsurprising, what it means for musicians and the publishing space. Carly learns to dance.
- Yes, Phoebe Bridgers smashed her guitar on SNL, and the internet went wild (George had thoughts, too)
- Bonus: Watch Phoebe Bridgers discuss it on CNN
- What Shakespeare Can Teach Us About Empathy
- There is a long overdue reckoning in the music industry with how women are treated and the different standards they’re held to, but have things gotten better
- In news that will shock no one: women and men are held to wildly different standards and SNL being a prime example, SNL Performances That Completely Destroyed Careers. Notice any men on the list? To be fair, not all of these careers were “destroyed.” While we’re on the topic, here’s a full List Of Celebs Banned From SNL
- The Long Fight to ‘Free Britney’ and Framing Britney Spears now streaming on Hulu
- Justin Timberlake apologizes to Britney Spears and Janet Jackson, but Carly thinks it’s too late, way too late
- Sony Music buys AWAL and Kobalt Neighbouring Rights from Kobalt Music Group. Are we surprised?
- Carly’s Finding Your Why: Lauren Alexandra on Empowering Women, Betting on Yourself and Embracing Change
- Dancing: Every week with virtual Dancorcirsm classes, a fun way to let go of your ego and open up your creativity, hosted by Piera Gelardi
- Attending: Transmediale, the annual art and digital culture festival, is now a year-long, virtual event
- Loving: The clip of Whitney Wolfe Herd in her yellow suit, baby on hip, at the Bumble IPO at Nasdaq. More of this please!
- Listening: When I’m Lucky by RANN, an alt-rock Berklee alumni band that Dan regrets not getting to work with
- Using: Readwise, an app that syncs your Kindle and Instapaper highlights into a searchable database, which has been helping him catalogue everything he reads
- Loving: The Night Game’s pre-order strategy for their newest album, Dog Days. All items ship immediately letting fans listen to the album before its release on streaming platforms
- Remembering: Ricky Powell, iconic hip-hop photographer and often referred to as the fourth Beastie Boy, who passed away suddenly earlier this month
- Remembering: Ruppert Neve, the father of modern studio recording, responsible for shaping much of the music we know and love today
- Admiring: The work E&A family member, Peter Lockhart (with the help of our own Dan Servantes, of course), has done with the Erroll Garner catalogue. Be it the Erroll Garner Uncovered podcast or a series of remasters, the level of quality is unparalleled