Top 11 New Year’s Resolution Songs

Top 11 New Year’s Resolution Songs

If you haven’t yet made your New Year’s resolutions, we’re here to help. We’ve listed the Top 11 songs about bad habits you should resolve to change this year, next year — and every year, honestly, if you’re unable to stick to it this time around. Most people will find one or two of their […]

Q&A: Tom Odell on Staying Grounded, Increasing the Piano Quotient, Duetting with Alice Merton and Finding Motivation on ‘Jubilee Road’

Q&A: Tom Odell on Staying Grounded, Increasing the Piano Quotient, Duetting with Alice Merton and Finding Motivation on ‘Jubilee Road’

Tom Odell is one of the more compelling singer/songwriters to emerge from England since the early 2010s. Discovered by Lily Allen, he put out debut album Long Way Down — which went to No. 1, sold more than 300,000 copies and spawned the top 10 single “Another Love” at home — in 2013. Long Way […]

Gary Wright Q&A: ‘Dream Weaver,’ ‘Ring of Changes’ and Friendship with George Harrison

Gary Wright Q&A: ‘Dream Weaver,’ ‘Ring of Changes’ and Friendship with George Harrison

Talk about better late than never. 44 years since it was recorded, Gary Wright‘s 1972 album, Ring of Changes, finally saw release a few months back. And upon listening to the album, one is puzzled why Wright’s label, A&M Records, buried such a strong commercial release which had sat in the archives for more than four decades. Consummate musicianship […]

Robin Zander of Cheap Trick – The Interview

Robin Zander of Cheap Trick – The Interview

For years, Cheap Trick was the worst kept secret in rock and roll, a hugely talented band that defines the ethos of hard work, boundless creativity and consummate musicianship but were frankly never given their due by critics and the public at large as one of America’s finest rock and roll outfits. Now with their […]

Top 11 Songs About Food

Top 11 Songs About Food

“I celebrated Thanksgiving in an old-fashioned way. I invited everyone in my neighborhood to my house, we had an enormous feast, and then I killed them and took their land.” — Jon Stewart What better way to celebrate our approaching national day of gluttony and over-indulgence than by listening to our Top 11 Food Songs? […]

Hollywood Vampires Rise from the Dead (The Interview)

Hollywood Vampires Rise from the Dead (The Interview)

Forget today’s rock and roll hell-raisers, there was some real dastardly rock and roll debauchery happening in Hollywood in the mid ‘70s with a little-known bunch of music hooligans called “The Hollywood Vampires” who used Hollywood’s Rainbow Bar & Grill as their club house. This ad hoc assemblage included president Alice Cooper, Vice President Keith Moon, […]

Micky Dolenz: Not Slowing Down (The Interview)

Micky Dolenz: Not Slowing Down (The Interview)

At age 70, Micky Dolenz is not ready to stop monkeying around. His slate is full and jam-packed. He’s currently touring with Monkee band mate Peter Tork, has a new live album in the works merging rock and Broadway AND a new ’70s solo material collection is also on its way. And if that’s not […]

Sufjan Stevens: A Consummate Performer (Reflections on a Recent Live Show)

Sufjan Stevens: A Consummate Performer (Reflections on a Recent Live Show)

We’ve got a brand new category we’re calling ‘Crowd Participation‘ – featuring submissions turned in by YOU, our faithful readers.  Whether it’s a piece about one of the best concert experiences you’ve had, a quirky anecdote from travels, stream-of-consciousness reflections, pieces of art inspired by musicians, or anything else you can think of, Crowd Participation […]

New Releases: Aerosmith, Smashing Pumpkins & Notable Upcoming Titles

New Releases: Aerosmith, Smashing Pumpkins & Notable Upcoming Titles

Happy new music Tuesday! Here are today’s top releases and pre-order links for future titles of note: Aerosmith Rock for the Rising Sun Aerosmith: ‘Rock for the Rising Sun’ DVD/Blu-ray Out 7/23 Click to Purchase Rock for the Rising Sun in our Online Store       Smashing Pumpkins The Aeroplane Flies High Reissue Smashing Pumpkins Announce […]