It may surprise music fans of a certain age to know that various members of Big Country, The Alarm, and Simple Minds are performing together as Big Country in 2013. On paper, this tour has the makings of just another 1980s nostalgia trip.
"If you're prepared for what you'd like to do with the rest of your life and you're putting in the time and are passionate about what you're doing, you have to just stay with it. There's no magic formula for how to get through the maze."
You don't have to be a Trotskyite to see that Mika Rottenberg's provocative video is politically problematic on a number of levels. Her indictment of Western managerial exploitation? It leaves much to be desired.
After seeing some of Gov. Jan Brewer's mind-blowing meltdown performance during her debate with Terry Goddard, here's a playlist for a woman who lost her head, and a state that seems bent on doing the same.
Squeeze's new album Spot The Difference is a revisit of previous hits and classics. As the title suggests, it's literally hard to spot the difference on many of these songs. Why did they record a project like this?
This week, Lady Gaga goes to "The Fame Monster" well one more time, Squeeze milks their '80s catalog, Buckcherry wants more cowbell, and Arcade Fire leaves me speechless. Skip ahead to see what to play.
Here's a loose-lipped playlist for Stan the Man, a dude with a big ego and a very mixed record who finally accomplished the impossible -- actually stealing some of the cultural spotlight away from Lady GaGa.
There are human tragedies like the one in Haiti that can make you question your belief in God. Then there are holier than thou fools like Pat Robertson who can remind you that some of us have the Devil inside.
The big music news this week, and quite possibly the biggest news in the compact disc world since the release of The Beatles catalogue back in 1987, is the reissue and remastering of Debbie Harry's 1981 solo release "Koo Koo." I KID!