Obsessive music fan, specifically Bowie, Heart, Cheap Trick, Roxy Music, etc.
40 Years Ago: Duran Duran Releases the Buoyant ‘Rio’
Single from the band's same-named album quickly became one of their most popular songs.
25 Years Ago: INXS Plays Their Last Show With Michael Hutchence
Nearly 7,000 unwitting fans gathered in Burgettstown, Penn., to hear history being made.
40 Years Ago: Duran Duran Gets Moody on ‘Save a Prayer’
Single became the highest-charting hit from the 'Rio' LP in their home country.
Watch Duran Duran’s New Video, ‘Invisible’
Single marks first taste of new LP, 'Future Past.'
Underrated Fleetwood Mac: The Most Overlooked Song From Each LP
The band's hugely successful hits have overshadowed many hidden gems.
How R.E.M. Careened Into the Future With ‘Accelerate’
As its title implies, this record possesses great urgency.
Hear Toto’s ‘Africa’ Performed by Old-Fashioned Computer Equipment
Toto's 'Africa' sounds pretty awesome when performed by outdated computer equipment.
Prince Gifts the Bangles a Hit with ‘Manic Monday': 365 Prince Songs in a Year
The Bangles had their first major hit in 1986 with "Manic Monday," a song Prince gifted to them.
Matthew Lineham, Creator of the ‘A Very New Wave Christmas’ Ornament Series, on His Festive Artwork: Exclusive Interview
Meet Matthew Lineham, the artist and music fan behind the clever and inspired 'A Very New Wave Christmas' ornaments.
The Stereophonics’ Kelly Jones Discusses His Band’s ‘Mixtape’-Like New Album: Exclusive Interview
We spoke with Kelly Jones of Stereophonics about their new album, 'Scream Above the Sounds,' and their 20-year career.
When the Kinks Got Deceptively Festive on ‘Father Christmas’
The Kinks' "Father Christmas," which was released as a single on November 25, 1977, is a rather unlikely holiday song.
20 Years Ago: Duran Duran Make Music History by Selling ‘Electric Barbarella’ as a Digital Single
Duran Duran were pioneers in e-commerce by selling "Electric Barbarella" online. But retailers were not happy.