Welcome to the new Greasy Lake

Published 2017-07-03
By Karsten Stanley Andersen
The new version of Greasy Lake is mainly a design change. Most of the content is the same, although a lot of it has now finally caught up with the times, just as I believe things are better organized and easier to use. The most important changes include: A new, flatter structure requiring fewer clicks before you get to what you want A design that works better on smartphones and tablets What was known as MyPage is now called MyBruce (I know, pretty dumb, but the best I could come up.... Read more

The big heart of Little Steven on full display

Published 2017-07-02
By Karsten Stanley Andersen
Everything that dies someday comes back. The words certainly ring true for the recent resurrection of Little Steven & the Disciples of Soul, a band that until recently seemed long lost to history. Little Steven himself had long ago moved on to other activities that should be well known to all readers of this page. Nothing indicated a return to the role of pirate-dressed band-leader.And yet, there he is on stage in Amager Bio, Copenhagen, a former movie theater turned into rock venue.... Read more

Born to Play

Published 2017-03-13
By Alexander Bisley
“I had no idea he [Springsteen] was such a thoughtful reader”, The LA Times books editor once said. The Boss brings literary chops to his frank autobiography Born to Run, with influencesincluding John Steinbeck and Richard Ford.  The blood, sweat and tears that make its unghosted 508 pages compelling are similarly vibrant seeing Springsteen and the E Street Band at New Zealand’s Mount Smart Stadium.  “Democracy in rock bands, with very few exceptions, is.... Read more

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