Tower Records Inc.

  • Music

    October 10, 2013

    It's a Living

    Yes, my musician kids "work," thank you very much.

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2013

    Yes, My Musician Kids Have Jobs. They're Musicians.

    Recently someone I kinda-sorta know asked about my son. He's doing great, I said. He and his band are on a 30-city tour. No sooner than I'd answered this fellow, I regretted it as simple math scribbled itself onto his brain's chalkboard. Thirty shows minus my son being at home, where he lives, equ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2013

    Five Reasons We Must Keep Alive

    It seems we've dodged a momentary bullet, readers. After Jeff Balke's recent and scathing take-down, certain of us remain concerned that has generated enough ill-will that it may yet be taken down. We're awaiting word whether or not the site's backers were actually persuaded by H ... More >>

  • News

    December 24, 2009

    Year in Film: Rent a Wreck

    For a former video store giant, not such a blockbuster decade.

  • News

    January 4, 2007


    Sales of CDs are falling faster than you can say iPod

  • Music

    November 30, 2006

    Cred Sheet

    Stuff you need to know to avoid musical ostracism

  • Music

    June 1, 2006

    Rebel with a Cause

    Dimebag lives on in these new recordings

  • News

    November 10, 2005

    Road Trip

    How a mid-list band spent six weeks in an RV, fueled by chili

  • Music

    May 13, 2004

    William Hung

    Inspiration (Koch)

  • Culture

    June 6, 2002

    Tit for Tat

    When girls started going wild, Playboy Video stopped playing mild

  • Culture

    November 9, 2000

    Ransom Notes

    Can one man convince millions of people to pay for their "free" music?

  • Music

    October 28, 1999

    Deadheads Redux

    moe. picks up where Garcia and Co. left off

  • Music

    April 9, 1998