Article by Travis Pike on Otherworld Cottage Industries in his Musical News section on April 18, 2021
Last year’s awards from Otherworld Cottage are a thing of the past. They can all be viewed by clicking on the banner on the Otherworld Cottage home page https://otherworldcottage.com. Harvey Kubernik’s “Docs That Rock, Music That Matters”, published by Otherworld Cottage Industries, has contributed to at least three of these awards: Travis Pike’s E2 Media Award for his contribution to the entertainment industry and the performing arts. scene, Otherworld Cottage’s E2 Media Award for Production and Creative Content Company of the Year its 2020 award for best independent book, DVD and CD publisher. Harvey wrote the afterword to Pike’s memoir “1964-1974: a Decade of Odd Tales and Wonders” (2018), the preface to Pike’s “Changeling’s Return, A New Approach to Music”, and Pike contributed to the final chapter. of “Docs” by Kubernik. This rock, the music that matters “(2020). Harvey now takes us to Otherworld Cottage in his multi-page Music News article in Music Connection Magazine, https://www.musicconnection.com/kubernik-travis-pikes-otherworld -cottage-industries /.
While you visit “Music Connection” you may want to see Harvey’s interview with Merry Clayton on his legendary vocal duet with Mick Jagger on the Stones’ “Gimme Shelter” and his vocal work on Carole King’s “Tapestry”. Kubernik: Merry Clayton “Beautiful scars” | Music Connection Magazine. Or check out Harvey’s article on the new 3-CD-LP collection “Fleetwood Mac Live Super Deluxe Edition” and read his 1976 interview with the band members for “Melody Maker, Kubernik: Fleetwood Mac Live ‘Super Deluxe Edition” | Music Connection Magazine And you’ll probably want to see Harvey’s article on blues legend John Mayall’s new 35 CD box set and his musical life in Laurel Canyon in the late 1960s. Kubernik: John Mayall 35 CD Box Set | Music Connection Magazine.
But that’s not all Harvey’s been up to lately. On April 30, the Grammy-winning documentary “SAM COOKE: LEGEND” returns on DVD with additional content. Harvey Kubernik touts the product and posts his interviews with Bobby Womack, Andrew Loog Oldham and Lou Adler about Cooke.at https://forgottenhits60s.blogspot.com/2021/03/sam-cooke-legend.html.
The May / June issue of “Record Collector News” magazine, scheduled for May 1, will feature coverage by Harvey Kubernik on the 50th anniversary edition of Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young’s “Deja_Vu” as well as a Kubernik article. about influential writer and essayist Charles Bukowski.
We are saddened to learn of the passing of Jim Steinman, the composer, lyricist, record producer and playwright who wrote rock opera hits for Meat Loaf and arias for Bonnie Tyler and Celine Dion. Harvey Kubernik won a platinum album for the 1977 debut LP of Meat Loaf’s “Bat Out of Hell”, originally released on Cleveland International Records. In a 2014 BBC-TV documentary, “Meat Loaf: In and Out of Hell”, directed by Matt O’Casey, Kubernik was an on-screen speaking star and provided additional narration on the film which was First aired in the United States in 2016. on the Showtime cable television channel. Meat Loaf’s celluloid portrait of O’Casey was seen recently on BBC Four TV on March 13, 2021.
To make sure you’ve seen all of the latest news and efforts from writer and documentary maker Harvey, including the enthusiastic April 2021 review posted on “It’s Psychedlic Baby,” visit Kubernik’s Korner (otherworldcottageindustries.com).