Robert Baird

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Robert Baird  |  Jun 11, 2014  |  2 comments
The combination of piracy, streaming, and the accompanying devaluation of music these days has forced musicians back to the stage to make their daily bread.
Robert Baird  |  Jun 06, 2014  |  2 comments
While it can be used when talking about any musician, having “chops” is a phrase that applies particularly to saxophonists.
Robert Baird  |  May 30, 2014  |  7 comments
Before there were jam bands, before the term even existed in fact, there was a fabulous, funky assemblage called Little Feat.
Robert Baird  |  May 23, 2014  |  1 comments
The long overdue rediscovery and re–enshrinement of Harry Nilsson that began with the 2010 release of the film, Who is Harry Nilsson (And Why is Everybody Talkin’ About Him?) shows no signs of abating which is a good thing for fans of the man’s songwriting and most of all, his peerless voice.
Robert Baird  |  May 09, 2014  |  4 comments
So audiophiles are all effete snobs right?
Robert Baird  |  May 02, 2014  |  3 comments
Although they were released twenty years ago, they are four albums possessed of a timeless beauty
Robert Baird  |  Apr 18, 2014  |  3 comments
A month ago, flying to South By Southwest 2014, the numbers on paper were grim.
Robert Baird  |  Apr 14, 2014  |  7 comments
On Saturday, April 12, John Atkinson and I fought our way through toll plazas, endless New Jersey traffic (is there any other kind?) and one really annoying traffic jam (but hey, it was only one!)
Robert Baird  |  Apr 11, 2014  |  9 comments
The vinyl reissue wave gets smarter by the day...
Robert Baird  |  Apr 11, 2014  |  4 comments
It’s a very scary and weird commentary on the state of the music business, that posthumous albums have now become a booming category.
Robert Baird  |  Apr 11, 2014  |  0 comments
In the tornado of music and gear better known as, let’s say, audiophilisma, there are a lot of guilty pleasures.
Robert Baird  |  Apr 04, 2014  |  0 comments
Once there was a band of brothers from East Los Angeles...
Robert Baird  |  Mar 12, 2014  |  21 comments
"I’m not an audiophile but I’m very geeky about other things."
Robert Baird  |  Mar 10, 2014  |  10 comments
I know this will come as a huge shock to music fans the world over
Robert Baird  |  Jan 10, 2014  |  1 comments
While this may be stating the obvious, being inarticulate about how a film moves you is sometimes actually the point.

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