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Don't You Forget About These: New Compilation Salutes the 'Second British Invasion'

Eric Williams | Posted 11.25.2014 | Entertainment
Eric Williams

The track list of "Reign" skews toward, if not technically one-hit wonders, artists whose greatest popularity was concentrated in a brief timespan, and the song selections tend toward those which will likely get first mention in their originators' obituaries

WATCH: Indianapolis Jones Premiers Glowing New Video

Lesley Daunt | Posted 07.01.2014 | Entertainment
Lesley Daunt

"No Ghosts Yet" is the first single off the band's self-titled debut EP, and along with it they have released a rather "glowing" (did I say that?) video, with an even more interesting behind-the-scenes story.

Hall & Oates Are Genuine Rock Stars in My Book

Christopher Cross | Posted 02.22.2014 | Entertainment
Christopher Cross

I think the way Yacht Rock has grown, garnering fans across the world and even celebrity fans like my buddy, Jimmy Fallon, is proof the that the sound Hall & Oates played such a big part in creating is truly a page in Rock and Roll lore.

As the 'Mood Swings' Tour Opens, a Conversation With Steely Dan's Donald Fagen

Joan K. Smith | Posted 09.17.2013 | Entertainment
Joan K. Smith

Steely Dan is proving itself one of the 21st century's most consistent, and unfailingly impressive, touring acts.

Keep the Smooth: An Interview With 'Yacht Rock' Creator JD Ryznar

Network Awesome | Posted 04.25.2012 | Entertainment
Network Awesome

In 2003, Dan Harmon and Rob Schrab founded the monthly film festival Channel101. In 2005, JD Ryznar submitted Yacht Rock, which would create a new notch in the Internet's heart for smooth, smooth music.

Hip to Be Square: The Explorers Club Will Blow Your Soft Rock Mind

Kristi York Wooten | Posted 04.04.2012 | Home
Kristi York Wooten

In a world filled with auto-tune and sampled beats, beachy, breezy tunes such as "Run, Run, Run" and "It's You" ring almost revolutionary with their innocent, layered harmonies, organ, and guitar.