Vietnam doc makes Ken Burns, Trent Reznor partners – Richmond Times-Dispatch: Music

Really excited for this one. I’m a bit of a documentary nerd anyway, so naturally Ken Burns is one of my loves. But to have a Ken Burns documentary dealing with the primary issue this Nation faced during my childhood, the Vietnam War, paired with the music of the era soundtrack created by Trent Reznor, is going to be nothing short of amazing.

The article states that this will be a 10-part series and is scheduled for this fall. I’ll post more when I learn the actual schedule. Can’t wait.


Ken Burns and Trent Reznor would seem two unlikely collaborators, but both describe their recent work on the upcoming PBS documentary on the Vietnam War as among the most satisfying of their careers.

Source: Vietnam doc makes Ken Burns, Trent Reznor partners – Richmond Times-Dispatch: Music

If music was a regular job, would anyone do it?

Some may say this research is long overdue. How do the well-known pressures of the music industry affect the mental health of those employed in this cutthroat industry.

Long, late-night shifts; no security; low unpredictable pay; no holidays; and the constant pressure of performance. New research is looking at the harsh conditions of the music industry, and its impact on the mental health of its workforce

Source: If music was a regular job, would anyone do it?