Podcast Ep4: Interview with Digital Artist Döctor Ivan

An interview with my dear old Amigo and Digital Artist extraordinaire... The infamous Döctor Ivan. The good Döctor and I discuss his artwork, a bit of the history of our friendship for some 54 years now, and a variety of other subjects. Referenced web sites in this episode Döctor Ivan on Facebook (public):https://www.facebook.com/doctor.ivan.5 Cygnus Studios … Continue reading Podcast Ep4: Interview with Digital Artist Döctor Ivan

Combining Psychology With Mechanics – Making a Good Drummer a GREAT One.

Following the recent passing of Neil Peart, I realized the rather long post I had previously written missed a crucial part in the development of his talent, one which I've always highly respected and admired: His undying, constant drive to reinvent and better himself, not only as a drummer, but in every way humanly possible. … Continue reading Combining Psychology With Mechanics – Making a Good Drummer a GREAT One.

Extremely Rare! – Rock ‘N’ Roll Comics 1992 – RUSH

Cygnus Studios proudly presents one of the rarest Rush-related items on the planet... I ran across it yesterday while going through a box of old Rush swag. This particular item had been in storage for more years than I can even begin to count, safely tucked away in a protective plastic sleeve. It was originally … Continue reading Extremely Rare! – Rock ‘N’ Roll Comics 1992 – RUSH

RIP: “The Queen Of Soul”

Such a huge loss. Aretha Franklin was definitely one of shining icons of the music world, if not the brightest star when it comes to female vocalists, ever. This, from Wikipedia: "Franklin recorded 112 charted singles on Billboard, including 77 Hot 100 entries, 17 top ten pop singles, 100 R&B entries and 20 number-one R&B … Continue reading RIP: “The Queen Of Soul”