A photo of sundown in Tobago, during my visit there this week. It's an amazing place; beautiful, authentic, non-touristy. I highly recommend it to anyone who wants to visit a great island off the beaten path.
RIP Sylvia Robinson, best known as the founder of Sugarhill Records, the first rap label--but also an artist in her own right, first in the 50's with "Love Is Strange," a duet with Mickey "Guitar" Baker and then in the 70's with her worldwide hit "Pillow Talk," both of which are attached here for your listening pleasure: Love is strange - Mickey and Sylvia Sylvia - Pillow Talk
Here's my list of the 30 Best Singles of 2011, along with a brief essay on the year in music and my thoughts on why Rebecca Black's "Friday" is probably the year's most significant record (don't worry--it's not on my Top 30). http://s-curverecords.com/home/blogs/steves-best-of-2011
American pop band We The Kings, or rather their record label S-Curve, have teamed up with Israeli startup Interlude (earlier coverage) to produce a fancy interactive video that blends familiar gamepla...
Heading to Tel Aviv today for the DLD Conference in Jaffa. Tuesday I'm interviewing Israeli music star David Broza re how he funded his latest album through kickstarter; Wednesday I'm hosting a panel on music in the digital age with Yoni Bloch, people from Clear Channel & MTV as panelists. Should be interesting.