Album covers don’t come much more iconic than The Clash’s London Calling. Do you know what inspired it? What’s going on in the photo? Learn all about this design masterpiece on Diffuser.
I love old radios. That’s my ’70s-era Fleetwood in the photo — ain’t it cool?
This is actually a pretty recent bootleg, but the content is vintage Clash.
Remember when punk was new, scary, and dangerous? Probably not. As a genre punk is middle-aged now, thick in the belly and thin in the hairline, just like the rest of us. […]
Los Angeles is a car town, and having my groovy little MG back felt good. Sure, it broke down if you looked at it, but it looked great and that’s all that […]
Why It Matters turns four years old this week, so why not feature some tracks from my playlist that have the number four in the title? Here’s my commitment to you: I […]
This is a list that can go on and on. Car and motorcycle crash songs were an early rock and roll genre (“Leader of the Pack,” for example), and their popularity enjoyed […]
You are looking at one of the first rockabilly bands in the UK. During that breakneck 1976-77 era when the Brits were transforming the global musical landscape via the punk explosion, Whirlwind […]
Every now and then a little group of songs piles up that I don’t really have full stories for, just quick impressions. Quite a few albums or songs from 1987-1988 fall into […]
Wow, last moments get a lot of action in music land. I have at least 150 “last” songs on my playlist, and that doesn’t include whatever’s in my vinyl stacks that remains […]