Converse: sneakers to the stars. Rock stars anyway...
John Schaefer supports your right to shoot concert video - over there.
John Lennon's foibles made him a real New Yorker
After yesterday's debacle, John Schaefer says, "now THIS is a lyric."
John Schaefer says some Hall of Fame nominees don't belong - and he's naming names.
If the striking musicians win now, they may lose big later.
John Schaefer thinks Neil Young's new "Solo" album is anything but.
Alex Ross's book is a sign of the musical times
John Schaefer says, sometimes you need to reinvent the wheel
John Schaefer on the value on thinking small
Wagner's popular classicism - or is it classical populism?
Diaghilev was famous for being infamous.
A weird sidebar to the big story of Pavement's reunion
Somebody seems embarrassed by the sax appearing in rock music...
The music world hates its business model. Now, publishing wants in?!
Enough with the Hendrix reissues already!
A musical battle royale is brewing...
Will "merch" save the music world?
John Schaefer says: no "guilty" pleasures in music