If I were in the Seattle area this weekend, I would definitely be at the Highway 99 Blues Club on Sunday night.
Photographer Jini Dellaccio is the subject of a new documentary entitled “Her Aim Is True,” and Sunday is the big night for a benefit concert featuring Northwest music legends Merrilee Rush, [...]
For those that love album cover artwork, I’d like to recommend a new documentary entitled “The Cover Story.”
Artists, photographers, models and musicians share some great stories behind the process of creating artwork for various album covers. There’s a lot of famous creative people in this documentary, and there’s also some [...]
It’s time for a little non-LOUIE news on the LOUIE REPORT blog…
Back in 2008, i worked with my friend, Emmy-award winner Alison Victor to co-produce / co-direct a short documentary about a blind sailor’s quest to use technology to see. The film entitled “Ed’s Inner Space,” had a special premiere at YURI’S [...]
This week of musical casualties began with the death of a pirate.
Terry Dolan, of the band Terry & the Pirates, passed away on January 15 at the age of 67.
My first exposure to Terry & the Pirates came about via a record store I used to frequent during my high school [...]
Today, I’m saddened to report another casualty in the music universe.
Larry “Wild Man” Fischer, as far as I know, didn’t record LOUIE LOUIE, nor did he have any obvious connections to the song.
Wild Man Fischer, was however, the very first musician to record for Rhino Records. The first release was [...]
A few years ago, I shared a comic strip-based blog post that explained how I got involved with the LOUIE LOUIE documentary project. With my new efforts to raise money via Kickstarter.com, I thought it’d be worthwhile to share this comic strip again, with a few minor changes.
Today’s a very special day over at LOUIE CENTRAL!
After many years of self-funding* this historically massive documentary project on the Legendary Rock ‘n’ Roll Anthem, LOUIE LOUIE, we’re going to leap into the exciting universe of crowd-source funding by launching a Kickstarter campaign to allow us to provide our undivided attention to [...]
This week, I decided to draw attention to a “LOUIE song” that’s not the famous one written by Richard Berry.
“Geeze Louise” is a “LOUIE” because LOUISE is the female equivalent of LOUIE, pronounced as the plural of LOUIE….
The band is The UnBand, and if you haven’t heard this song, here it [...]
This week, I had about three people tell me about the use of Iggy Pop‘s “LOUIE LOUIE” in the new Michael Moore movie, “Capitalism: A Love Story.”
In today’s Detroit Metro Times, there’s a great article about Iggy & Stooges written by Bill Holdship that mentions LOUIE LOUIE a few times. Check it [...]
I pay very close attention to documentaries. It’s a genre dear to my heart as I continue to work on my big epic. I want to see these films, and see how they’re financed, produced, and marketed….
Some told me all about The Cove, a documentary about dolphin genocide. It’s supposed to be [...]