Great albums don’t usually come out of TV appearances. Nirvana changed that.
On Diffuser: 15 Years Ago – The New Pornographers Debut With ‘Mass Romantic’
The New Pornographers’ debut is a really special beast.
On Diffuser: Cover Stories — Neutral Milk Hotel, ‘In the Aeroplane Over the Sea’
What’s up with the lady with the drum for a head?
On Diffuser: 29 Years Ago – Beastie Boys Bridge the Rap and Rock Divide With ‘Licensed to Ill’
I was no fan of the Beastie Boys’ debut album.
On Diffuser: 13 Years Ago – Pearl Jam Release the Artsy and Experimental ‘Riot Act’
The thing about young bands is that if they stick around long enough they become old bands.
On Diffuser: Cover Stories – Beck’s Design-Your-Own Artwork for ‘The Information’
Leave it to Beck to deconstruct the album cover so that you can construct your own.
On Diffuser: 20 Years Ago — Alice in Chains Release Their Self-Titled Third Album
Drug tragedies still happen in the music business, which kind of blows my mind.
On Diffuser: Cover Stories – Weezer’s ‘Raditude’
Weezer’s Raditude may feature the only photo you’ll ever need of a dog leaping in a middle class living room.
On Diffuser: 19 Years Ago — Wilco Venture Off the Beaten Alt-Country Path With ‘Being There’
Okay, where are my Wilco fans?
On Ultimate Classic Rock: 45 Years Ago – David Bowie Becomes David Bowie On ‘The Man Who Sold the World’
I couldn’t be more thrilled that I got to write a piece on David Bowie for Ultimate Classic Rock.