Today, May 23rd, 2023, Worleygig.com acknowledges a publishing milestone of 7,000 posts online! Thank you, Dear Readers, for helping to make this rad website a global success. As we cruise into our 20th year on the web, we certainly could not do it without your support. Here’s to the next 7,000!
The story of The Worley Gig is a long and winding road of various print and online media that have all come and gone before this blog made its debut ten years ago, in June of 2003. The Gig, which was originally so christened by writer Tim Hall, originated in print in the late 1990s as a local nightlife and music column for an alternative, downtown monthly published here in Manhattan called the New York Hangover. Continue reading The Worley Gig on Starpolish Archives Have Been Recovered
I just spent some serious face time with my pals HTML and The Google in order to update this website’s Interview Links Archive library. Please enjoy.
Update Summer 2020: You may have noticed that we’ve been doing a ton of back-end maintenance on the site since the start of the Covid lockdown. This includes integrating legacy articles and popular columns from now-defunct outlets into the Worleygig‘s existing content. Here’s what we have completed so far.
At some point last year, the Modern Drummer Website crashed for a number of months. It actually seemed like the site was down for a million billion years, but it was probably not that long. When the site finally made a come back, most of the archived Drummer Update articles had either mysteriously “gone missing” or had moved to new and unknown URLs. Exciting!
I am only just now finding the time to rebuild my Modern Drummer website archive by meticulously tracking down each article via Google and re-entering the correct URL, where available. I’m about half way through the sludge right now. Soon all — or maybe most — of those links will once again lead to actual articles! It’s not a very pretty job, but who else is going to do that for you?