Left to right: this author, Dave "Gimenez" Elkins, the girlfriend who recommended Mae

The End of Two Eras

Goodness knows there are more active musical artists today than there were thirty years ago – or five years ago, or yesterday.  Just like the global population, the “band population” has a birth rate that exceeds its mortality rate.  (Don’t ask for an analogue for shifting line-ups or new group formation – it gets gruesome.)…