Saturday, July 24, 2010

Utopia - Sands of Arrakis/Emergency Splashdown (Columbus Qube 6-80)

posted on youtube by rogsteel
todd used to play videos duirng his show and this is a along lost one

Friday, July 23, 2010

Updates from RundgrenRadio

Today we mainly wanted to let you know that the tickets are on sale for the Roy Firestone interviewing Todd Rundgren event being held in Philadelphia on 9/13/2010. If you’re planning on going, here is the link for buying tickets …

To help cover our costs for putting on this special event, we are auctioning off the 9 front row center seats on Here is a link to one of the auctions:

There are 4 total of these auctions and each highest bidder at the end of the auction will have the opportunity to buy another seat next to their seat for the same price as their bid amount.

If you are out of the loop on Todd’s tour this September, he will be performing both the Todd and Healing albums live in their entirety! There are only 6 opportunities to see one of more of these special shows. More information is available at

One of the concerts will be held in Muskegon, MI and the World Premiere of the Toddstock movie will be held there the night before at Cinema Carousel and will be followed by a party. Todd will be in attendance at both and all party attendees will have the opportunity to have a professional photographer take a photo of them with Todd & Michele! More info on this event, including how to get tickets, can be found here …

Some interesting news broke Monday concerning a record company signing Todd for a unique recording situation where some lucky fans will be able to participate in the process of the making of a Todd Rundgren album! Check it out at …

The CEO of the company was one of our guests on Tuesday’s show so be sure to listen to the archive if you are interested in this camp.

And last but not least, we are always looking for more photos to add to our fun galleries. Check them out and see if you have any photos you can contribute …

Doug & Melinda

Breakfast with the Beatles Sirius Radio

SIRIUS/XM subscribers: Todd was a special guest on "Breakfast With The Beatles" on KLOS-FM 95.5 in LA back on July 11, 2010. This was the weekend of the Beatles Celebration at the Hollywood Bowl. The show will replay on Sunday, August 1, 2010 at 9AM EST on "Underground Garage" (SIRIUS Ch. 25/XM Ch. 59). According to their FaceBook page, Todd will be on during the last hour of the 3 hour program.

Here is the body of message from XMRADIO.COM:
Special edition of "Breakfast With The Beatles"

Sun 8/1 9:00 am ET
Chris Carter hosts a very special edition of Breakfast With The Beatles. It's the 100th episode of the program to air in the Underground Garage. To help celebrate, Todd Rundgren hosts with Chris Carter to discuss the Beatles, George Martin, Badfinger, the Nazz, Utopia, hamburgers and more! Tune into the 100th running of the only Beatles radio program to be sanctioned by the group's authorized agents. (3 hrs)

Rebroadcast: Mon 8/2 12:00 am ET

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

todd interview by roy firestone tickets on sale

NEW RECORDING : Gigatone Signs Rock Icon Todd Rundgren

New Album and myRecordFantasy Event Planned from Legendary Artist

SACRAMENTO, Calif. and NEW YORK, July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Gigatone Entertainment, a next generation entertainment company based in Sacramento and Hollywood announced the signing of famed artist, producer, composer, and digital pioneer Todd Rundgren to its label. Rundgren will be recording a new 15-track album and will invite fans into the studio to participate in the project via Gigatone's myRecordFantasy three-day fantasy camp.

A Wizard, A True Star, the title of Todd Rundgren's 1973 solo album aptly sums up the contributions of this multi-faceted artist to state-of-the-art music. As a songwriter, video pioneer, producer, recording artist, computer software developer, conceptualist, and interactive artist, Rundgren has made a lasting impact on both the form and content of popular music, and has along the way created a body of work that is among the most i ntriguing and impressive in Rock and Roll history.

In addition to writing and recording myriad evergreen hit songs and being universally acknowledged as the godfather of the marriage of music and multimedia, his more than 100 production projects include multi-platinum albums by Cheap Trick, Grand Funk Railroad, Patti Smith, Hall & Oates, XTC, and of course Meat Loaf's seminal game-changer "Bat Out Of Hell."

"Signing such an accomplished superstar as Todd not only thrills us but shows that our new approach towards music creation and its acceptance by artists and fans is changing the market," said Mitchell Koulouris, CEO of Gigatone Entertainment. "Todd is renowned throughout the industry for skills and artistry that put him at a level of the Rock and Roll elite."

Rundgren's new album project will be the subject of a new myRecordFantasy event where he will be in the studio along with fans participating in the studio. Held at The Track Shack Studios in Sacramento, Rundgren will lead a once-in-a-lifetime event for his most devoted fans to see and live the experience of a rock star making a new album. These fans will be the lucky few that not only live it, but also have the opportunity to perform on the album.

Sunday, July 18, 2010

article: the cars getting back together?

Cars talk
By Brett Milano
Friday, July 16, 2010

The big buzz on the music scene is that Boston’s legendary rockers The Cars may be reuniting.

A photo was quietly posted to the band’s Facebook page Wednesday showing the four surviving members - singer/guitarist Ric Ocasek, guitarist Elliot Easton, keyboardist Greg Hawkes and drummer David Robinson - playing together in an unidentified studio.

Easton is grinning broadly, Hawkes is playing bass and Ocasek is manning both a guitar and a laptop computer. And Robinson, who’s lately been retired on the North Shore, is behind the drums for the first time in decades. (Original singer/bassist Ben Orr died of pancreatic cancer 2000).

There was no word on whether they’re recording new Cars music, an Ocasek solo album, or just messing around. But it is the most Cars activity fans have seen in decades. The original lineup hasn’t played together since 1987.

Let The Good Times Roll!

Photo: early 1970s wizard era

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Videos: boogies / riverside / crossroads / weakness Rock n' Resort Music Festival 7/16/10

upped by roger steel thanks roger great videos

Todd Rundgren's Johnson, Rock n' Resort Music Festival, Clay's Park,
North Lawrence, OH 7/16/10