September 16, 2019

Ric Ocasek may have been the most important rock and roll frontman of the late-1970s/early-1980s new wave movement. The Cars combined the pop chops of Blondie or Duran Duran with the eccentricity of Talking Heads or Devo, remaining cool enough for the artsy crowd and i...

August 28, 2019

For the latest episode of our podcast, John Fleming was joined by original Oasis drummer Tony McCarroll. His drumming on "Definitely Maybe" helped give the album its raw, driving sound – it would be the only full album he played on with the band.

McCarroll was there in...

August 19, 2019

Photo courtesy of Will Fresch/Wikimedia Commons 

This month marks the 25th anniversary of the release of “Definitely Maybe,” my favorite album ever. This isn’t to say that Oasis’s debut is the best album ever, but it is the one which most spoke to me.

I wa...

August 15, 2019

36 years after The Alarm's "Sixty Eight Guns" reached number 17 on the U.K. Singles Chart, Mike Peters, frontman, is still celebrating milestones. Earlier this year, the Welsh rocker was awarded an MBE by the sovereign of the United Kingdom for his commitment to cancer...

July 5, 2019

For the latest episode of our podcast, Andy Ruzicka caught up with Hays Ragsdale, frontman for The Prescriptions, before the band's recent show at Delmar Hall, which was headlined by John Paul White (formerly of The Civil Wars).

Earlier this year, the band had only plan...

May 21, 2019

It should come as no surprise that a hockey team called the St. Louis Blues produces a fan experience in which music is an integral part. For every home game during their 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs run, in which the Blues have won more games than in any other season in...

May 15, 2019

Reckless Kelly released its latest studio album, "Sunset Motel," in 2016, but it won't be their newest album for long. The five-piece country-rock band will release a live album, "Bulletproof Live," June 21, and a new studio album isn't far behind....

May 8, 2019

Categorizing music by decade is an arbitrary practice. The 1960s began with Marty Robbins, a country singer, topping the pop charts, and ended with psychedelia. The 1990s began with hair metal still in style, yet also saw the peaks of grunge, gangsta rap, Britpop and e...

April 19, 2019

"People who have followed any of our musical projects before Steeples know that, sonically, this band is a huge departure from anything else we’ve made," Eric Phillips, guitarist, notes, in an email, about Steeples' pop sound. The style was likely a surprise to some, a...

April 2, 2019

After becoming one of the most prominent studio guitarists in Israel, Oz Noy decided to set his sites on the U.S. In 1996, he moved to New York City, where he brought his unique brand of jazz, which he admits might not sound like the jazz you're used to. The fusion gui...

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