Robert Baird

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Robert Baird  |  Sep 09, 2016  |  0 comments
A new CD/MP3 by Los Angeles-based Omnivore Records, a reissue label that’s growing more interesting with each release,
Robert Baird  |  Jun 26, 2006  |  1 comments
Back when everyone was rushing to convert LPs to CDs, the boxed set was a wondrous thing. The rush to "box" every artist propelled the record biz to some of their best Christmas seasons ever. It even inspired some labels to get off their then wealthy asses and dig around the vaults to find that most marvelous of record label offerings, the "bonus track."
Robert Baird  |  Aug 28, 2015  |  3 comments
For Grace Potter it seemed inevitable that the clock was going to strike Midnight.
Robert Baird  |  Jan 11, 2016  |  5 comments
“I’ll be free/ain’t that just like me”
Robert Baird  |  Apr 20, 2007  |  2 comments
jazz fusion is a movement in music, that I have to say, often leaves me cold. Yeah, Bitches Brew is great and other masterworks of the genre obviously resonate, but shows like a rare appearance by guitarist David Torn that I caught on Tuesday night at Joe's Pub are less than thrilling.
Robert Baird  |  Nov 09, 2006  |  2 comments
Ohhhhh, my aching head. Back from a wedding and then right into CMJ (a sort of New York version of Austin's SXSW), which strangely enough actually had music worth seeing and some very cool panels for the first time in many many years. The Thrill Jockey Showcase that I saw, which showcased all the noiserock that Shytown is famous for, was excellent. Also attended a party at the Slipper Room on the Lower East Side for Fuzz Music, a new music company whose backing comes from one of the Google millionaires. They're looking for things to sign but have no real idea, it seems, as to what directin they want to go. A new music company in 2006. God bless they're Googly millions.
Robert Baird  |  Aug 28, 2007  |  0 comments
The amount of flux in the world of music and the businesses of marketing and selling creativity continues to be absolutely amazing. In nearly 25 years of writing about music I’m seeing things I almost don't believe.
Robert Baird  |  Dec 11, 2015  |  0 comments
On a Thursday night out at Chickie Wah Wah on Canal Street
Robert Baird  |  Feb 25, 2008  |  6 comments
From NYT Arts section ads:
Robert Baird  |  Jan 21, 2011  |  1 comments
While I know through reading all about Don Kirshner’s work at the Brill Building...

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