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1980s Music

Music Flashback: 'Take Me Home' By Phil Collins Is The Best 12-Inch Remix Ever Released

Daryl Deino | Posted 06.30.2016 | Entertainment
Daryl Deino

Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images If you are old enough to grow up in the 1980s, you probably remember having a song from an album you love releas...

CHILDREN, BEHAVE! Pop Sensation TIFFANY'S Wise Words To Millennials!

Andrew Cristi | Posted 05.24.2016 | Entertainment
Andrew Cristi

It's been almost thirty years since Tiffany Renee Darwish, or better known to the public as just Tiffany, covered Tommy James and the Shondells, "I th...

Thank U Prince, for Saving My Life in High School

Brent Almond | Posted 05.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Brent Almond

It wasn't until Prince's death, as I relived his music's impact at various times in my life, that I placed that night in the midst of those dark months of bullying and hopelessness.

MTV Generation Must-See Documentary: Quiet Riot "Well Now You're Here, There's No Way Back"

Lori Ferraro | Posted 09.15.2015 | Arts
Lori Ferraro

Having grown up in the Eighties I am fortunate to consider myself part of the MTV Generation. From the second that rocket ship was set into space, that astronaut planted that flag on the moon, that guitar riff played in the background, I was hooked.

What It Looks Like When a Kindergartner Illustrates '80s Songs

Lori Ferraro | Posted 06.27.2015 | Parents
Lori Ferraro

We always have '80s music on in the house, and Sam always sits at the kitchen table with his crayons, markers, paints and paper. Soon, he started to draw more songs

Sense Memory Music

Lori Ferraro | Posted 11.19.2014 | Women
Lori Ferraro

Music brings the memories back like nothing else can. With certain songs, you are able to relive a moment. At least I am.

Orange Is the New Black: Howard Jones Is Bringing Synthy Back

Kristi York Wooten | Posted 10.25.2014 | Entertainment
Kristi York Wooten

I chatted with Howard the morning after opening night on the Retro Futura tour.

Bob Dylan in the 1980s: A Never Ending Tour of a Cantankerous Canon

Stephen Hazan Arnoff | Posted 06.10.2014 | Entertainment
Stephen Hazan Arnoff

If the question at the heart of this project asks what was really off about Bob Dylan in the 1980s, the answer it returns is surprising. How we hear Dylan's supposed nadir says a lot about what distinguishes art and artists that last.

Julie Brown's Homecoming Queen Rules at Silver Lake's Cavern Club

Xaque Gruber | Posted 06.07.2014 | Los Angeles
Xaque Gruber

It was always hard to define Miss Julie Brown, the hilarious red head who was really an underrated visionary, taking a pop culture generation by storm...

WATCH: Cyndi Lauper Reveals Surprising (Gay) Inspiration Behind Classic Song

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

To mark the 30th anniversary of her smash album, "She's So Unusual," Cyndi Lauper revealed the surprise gay inspiration behind her then-controversial ...

MTV Legend Recalls Heavy Metal Frontman's Anti-Gay T-Shirt Controversy

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

MTV veteran Kurt Loder recalled an infamous 1989 controversy involving Skid Row frontman Sebastian Bach in an appearance on HuffPost Live this week. ...

Why Was Boy George Named 'Man Of The Year'?

thelondondailynews.com | The London Daily News | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

The London Daily News has named Boy George aka George o'Dowd as man of the year, for his return of the priceless icon of Christ to the Church of Cypru...

MTV: ‘Sex Is Not An Accident’

Jessica Pearce Rotondi | Posted 02.20.2012 | Women
Jessica Pearce Rotondi

My dream has come true: MTV gone back to the 80s.

Right-Wing Organization Calls For George Michael's Death

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

George Michael fans were stunned last week when the singer was admitted to an Austrian hospital with pneumonia and forced to postpone his tour indefin...

Happy 60th Birthday, Sting! Relive His Best Musical Moments

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 12.02.2011 | Fifty

Sting may be turning 60 on Oct. 2, but the self-professed "King of Pain" shows no signs of slowing down. The Police's former frontman is ringing in t...