Archives for February 19, 2010

Throwback Friday- “Fake Friends” by Joan Jett and The Blackhearts

With the much talked about Tiger Woods press conference on my mind today, I wanted to find a throwback song to capture some of my personal annoyance with the incessant media coverage and judgment of Tiger Woods. Celebrity or not, we all deal with people who seem to be right there when things are going well for you and then turn when things get gloomy. I haven’t paid homage to female rockers yet in my Throwback Friday posts, so I’m digging up some Joan Jett and The Blackhearts today from the crates… “Fake Friends” is from Joan’s album aptly titled “Album” that was originally released in 1983.

Forget the media, what do YOU fans want Tiger Woods to do? (apology video)

I get there’s a PR play that Tiger Woods needs to ace, but I feel like the media is saturated with holier than thou commentary, rumors, speculation, and a few morsels of fact. I’m posting a few clips below, but I want to know what YOU think Tiger does or does not need to do to reclaim his status.

Ultimate Breaks and Beats: DJ showcase and launch party, BB Kings Feb 24, 2010

On February 24, 2010 New York will celebrate a major cornerstone in hip-hop history with the Ultimate Breaks and Beats Live to commemorate the original release of the Ultimate Breaks and Beats compilation (1981-1991) and its creators, the late “Breakbeat” Lenny Roberts and Louis “Break Beat Lou” Flores. The event will showcase some of the most talented DJs in New York City that will display their extraordinary turntablist skills as they pay tribute the music collection that transformed the face of hip-hop for over three decades. The historic night will take place at B.B. Kings with doors opening at 6:00 PM and the show beginning at 8:00 PM and will also serve as a launch party for the upcoming Ultimate Breaks and Beats national tour.

Win and design your Ibanez specialty guitar!

Right now, courtesy of Joe Satriani and Ibanez you have your chance to design your own Ibanez specialty guitar! Go to the following link for all the details on how to enter: To go along with the custom guitar, one winner will also recive a Vox Satchurator pedal, a Planet Waves strap, and Joe Satriani’s new CD & DVD “Live In Paris: I Just Wanna Rock.”