I woke up this morning thinking about Urban Dance Squad. There aren’t many mornings where I’m awakened by thoughts of Dutch funk rock bands that haven’t been mentioned in American popular culture […]
I bought this album for one reason: that horrible album cover.
Muse’s Absolution sports a great album cover. There’s a good reason for that.
Christmas specials were huge news when I was a kid. Around the third grade they became “kid stuff,” which basically meant that we all still watched them but we just didn’t admit […]
The Seventies laid claim to some great live albums, never mind that many of them were created in a studio. The Woodstock soundtrack kicked off the decade, which to me was roughly […]
Here it is, the one week of the year that we pay lip service to being thankful for all of the stuff we took for granted the other 51 weeks.
Hardcore punk can get monotonous. That’s why you need a little Bad Religion in your stacks.
Here’s one of the great post-punk albums of the mid-80s.
On Ultimate Classic Rock: 30 Years Ago – Frank Zappa Responds to the PMRC on ‘Frank Zappa Meets the Mothers of Prevention’
The biggest political controversy of my teenaged life was the PMRC, and that made Zappa the biggest hero of my adolescence.
Thanksgiving mattered for one reason when I was a kid, and it’s not what you think.