GET UP! and get your remix OUTTA here!

Anyone who has read any of my works here, seen my Instagram, or perhaps come across one of my websites, know that I tend to get into the details. As in, really into the details. It's easy to assume that this has always been the case, that I started my KISS fandom as a super-nerd … Fortsätt läsa GET UP! and get your remix OUTTA here!

From whence information?

Most of what we say we "know" is not really direct empirical knowledge. The vast majority of what we "know" is constructed by piecing together indirect evidence into a narrative that makes sense. This is true of life in general but doubly so for the research into all matters KISS. I can claim that the … Fortsätt läsa From whence information?

The God of Thunder Conundrum

Most KISS fans are aware of the fact that neither Alive! nor Alive II are live as the majority of people would define the term. There were overdubs, probably cut-and-paste from different dates, songs recorded at soundchecks, added crowd noise - the list goes on. In the case of Alive II the band have long … Fortsätt läsa The God of Thunder Conundrum

The hard-to-decipher credits

Songwriting credits is a complex chapter. If we steer clear of the strictly legal issues - where a fairly non-sensical 50/50 split between publisher and songwriter still exists as a kind of given and, despite its relevance and near-ubiquity, the traditional "split sheet" is rarely enough in most situations - what we as consumers see … Fortsätt läsa The hard-to-decipher credits