You know the cover of Nevermind, now get to know the cover of Nevermind.
Somebody has been digging into my cassette collection.
I watched Montage of Heck, the Kurt Cobain documentary, over the weekend. The film is well done, but I didn’t leave feeling like I learned anything new about its subject. I may […]
My editor over at Diffuser started a podcast named — you guessed it — Diffuser Radio. This week we recorded episode five, and our topic was Kurt Cobain. Well, sort of: The […]
One can sum up ’80s pop music with four artists: Bruce, Madonna, Michael, and Prince. In a way they were the last of the real superstars. The ’90s belonged to the anti-stars […]
Fire is great musical fodder. We want to stand next to it, make it when we kiss, have a burning yearning feeling inside of us. Even after the fire the fire still […]
It’s Boxing Day, a tradition we don’t have in here in the United States but that I know all about.
I know what you’re thinking: Can he put together a playlist of seafood-themed songs and not include The B-52’s or Barnes and Barnes? Flounder, please:
Songs about school date back to the beginning of rock and roll. Throughout the Fifties and Sixties they focused on just how keen and swell school is, and then Alice Cooper happened. […]
Back in the meedly-meedly-meedly ’80s when speed was the name of the game, a guitarist friend of mine said to me: “Nobody at a party will ask you how many notes you […]