Music and Pop Culture Icon Malcolm McLaren Has Died

Malcolm McLaren

We’ve just heard the sad news that the infamous former manager of the Sex Pistols, Malcolm McLaren, has passed away at 64 years of age.  Further details are not known at this time.

Remembering Vic Chesnutt

“The music of Vic Chesnutt is deeply intimate and introspective. It requires a little solitude to really take it in. For me, I suddenly saw and felt both the joy and sadness of his world. His music was, and still is, like life itself: crude and elegant, beautiful and gruesome.” — Robin Hilton, NPR

He was one of those rare individuals who constantly impressed friends, family and fans with his rich character, brilliance and kindness.  He will be deeply missed.  As we mourn his loss, let’s take time to appreciate the talent he shared with us during his all-too-short time on Earth.

Continue reading

R.I.P. Jim Carroll

jim carroll

Jim Carroll, celebrated author of The Basketball Diaries and frontman of the Jim Carroll Band, passed away of an apparent heart attack at 60 years old.