If you are one of those people who stream music (and by all recent accounts, that is most of you), listen up! Def Leppard has finally joined the party!!
Not being on a major label doesn’t mean you’re not a major player – and if there’s any band that can prove it, it’s Spoon.
On July 5, 1993 I went to the Fern Park Station in Casselberry, FL to see power-pop legends The Posies. Upon arriving, I headed to the bar to get a drink and there stood a beautiful young woman with close-cropped hair. It was Dolores O’Riordan.
Ask my music-centric friends and they will tell you that I have some stupefying blind spots when it comes to the rock-n-roll canon. It wasn’t until a few months ago that I learned that Joe Walsh was in a band named James Gang which even had a song (“Funk #49”) that I knew. I had…
Music has a huge impact on brain health and in turn, mental and physical health; so it makes sense that rhythm and music is an integral part of wellness routines of all types.
Today, we send a happy birthday out into space hoping it finds David Bowie; or at least Major Tom, who might be so kind as to pass along the message.
It always warms our hearts when musicians get together, using their talents to raise money for a great cause through the release of a charity album. The charity album trend peaked in the ’80s with all-star releases like “We are the World” and “Do they know it’s Christmas?” but thankfully many artists continue to use…
I have been told many times to not meet my heroes – that it is either not all it’s cracked up to be or that I will come face to face with an interaction that will leave me largely unsatisfied. It is a tale that has been passed down, a sort of innate understanding that…
Unlike boxing, rock and roll is not renowned for great comebacks. A few missteps and then it’s usually farewell, have a good life, who are you again?
November is halfway over and (in the US) elastic-waisted pants are ready for Thanksgiving – which means everyone is technically allowed to start listening to Holiday music, right?