I was flattered when I was asked to write the introduction to the twenty-fifth anniversary edition of Paul Simon's 'Graceland.' There is music that sticks to you and sustains you and grows with you and pushes you to grow with it. 'Graceland' is all those things, and more.
Today, the environmentally conscious clothing company Patagonia Inc. launches "The Patagonia Music Collective" by releasing two 11-track bundles that are part of an ongoing series intended to be a new model for green giving.
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.