Top 11 Songs Performed By Women

Top 11 Songs Performed By Women

“Men make angry music and it’s called rock and roll; Women include anger in their vocabulary and suddenly they’re angry and militant.” – Ani DiFranco Note: Obviously, selecting 11 songs performed by female songwriters/singers leaves out countless similarly deserving titles — so feel free to leave a comment below with any we omitted that you’d […]

New from Garbage: Stream ‘No Horses,’ a Song Shirley Manson Calls a ‘Dream-Fueled Anxiety Attack’

New from Garbage: Stream ‘No Horses,’ a Song Shirley Manson Calls a ‘Dream-Fueled Anxiety Attack’

Garbage released a new song on Friday, and it’s one that has a special meaning to singer Shirley Manson. “‘No Horses’ is basically a dream fueled anxiety attack. A dark imagining of the future in which a presiding regime values only profit and success leaving no room for tiny beautiful things, small gestures and great […]

Best New Music: Blondie’s New Album ‘Pollinator’ is a Thrill Ride of Dance/Pop – Listen

Best New Music: Blondie’s New Album ‘Pollinator’ is a Thrill Ride of Dance/Pop – Listen

Over the past few months, Blondie have been teasing their new album, Pollinator, with some glammed-out songs and delightfully retro music videos – and now, the whole record is out and waiting to be heard. And you definitely should, considering Pollinator is a very inspired record from Debbie Harry and the band, and features some […]

Paramore Premiere ‘Told You So,’ Another Shimmery Indie-Pop Gem from their New Record ‘After Laughter’

Paramore Premiere ‘Told You So,’ Another Shimmery Indie-Pop Gem from their New Record ‘After Laughter’

Paramore returned recently with “Hard Times,” a song (and accompanying music video) from their new album, After Laughter, which will be out on May 12 via Fueled By Ramen. The song was a totally retro-styled indie/pop anthem led by vocalist Hayley Williams that marked some new territory for the band. On Wednesday, the band premiered a […]

Preview the New Doc on Rock Photographer Mick Rock, ‘Shot! The Psycho-Spiritual Mantra of Rock’ Trailer — Film Released 4/7

Preview the New Doc on Rock Photographer Mick Rock, ‘Shot! The Psycho-Spiritual Mantra of Rock’ Trailer — Film Released 4/7

For decades, Mick Rock has established himself as one of the premier rock photographers in history — and on April 7 a new documentary film will be released chronicling his status as a legend of the industry. Titled Shot! The Psycho-Spiritual Mantra of Rock, the documentary will be made available in select theaters around the […]

New from Blondie: Stream ‘Long Time,’ from the New Album ‘Pollinator’ Due Out 5/5

New from Blondie: Stream ‘Long Time,’ from the New Album ‘Pollinator’ Due Out 5/5

Debbie Harry and Blondie will release a new album, Pollinator, on May 5 before heading out on a huge summer tour with Garbage. After having premiered “Fun” (co-written by TV on the Radio’s Dave Sitek) and its corresponding disco throwback music video, a new track, “Long Time,” can be heard below. It was co-written by Harry […]

Watch’s Blondie Music Video for ‘Fun,’ Lead Single Off Upcoming Album ‘Pollinator’

Watch’s Blondie Music Video for ‘Fun,’ Lead Single Off Upcoming Album ‘Pollinator’

Debbie Harry and Blondie recently announced plans for a very busy 2017, with a new album, Pollinator, coming out May 5 and a big co-headlining summer tour with Shirley Manson and Garbage. On Wednesday, Blondie continued its flurry of news lately with a premiere of the music video for “Fun,” the lead single off Pollinator. Take […]

Hear the Disco Throwback Magic of ‘Fun,’ Blondie’s New Single Off Their New Album ‘Pollinator’ Due Out 5/5

Hear the Disco Throwback Magic of ‘Fun,’ Blondie’s New Single Off Their New Album ‘Pollinator’ Due Out 5/5

Blondie are back in action, and on May 5 the iconic band will release a new album titled Pollinator. The announcement came on Wednesday, along with some intriguing details about this, the band’s first new record since 2014’s Ghosts of Download and 11th overall. For Pollinator, the band — principal songwriters Deborah Harry and guitarist Chris Stein, […]

Top 11 (OK, 8) One-Hit Wonders — And Why So Many Bands Can’t Follow Up Their Only Hit

Top 11 (OK, 8) One-Hit Wonders — And Why So Many Bands Can’t Follow Up Their Only Hit

Hundreds of bands have produced one monster hit: a catchy, memorable concoction of lyrics, music and vocals that sold millions of copies. But many were somehow unable to follow it with another successful tune. DJs call them one-hit wonders, but musicians hate that moniker. “It is a pejorative term,” says Don Baskin of the Syndicate […]

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