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Play On! Power Pop Heroes by Ken Sharp... The Greatest Collection of Rock Interviews of All Time? Could Be!

Binky Philips | Posted 10.21.2014 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

From the very beginning of my life's obsession with rock music and the people that make it, I have found the interview the most fun to read. It's almost always the most informative format, too.

Conversations With Alan Parsons and The Dandy Warhols' Courtney Taylor-Taylor, Plus Ki:Theory and The Gloaming Exclusives

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.28.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"What I and every artists I knew at 14, 15 years old, punk or new wave kids, all we really wanted was to create a world where people understood us and were interesting to us and we were interesting to them."

A Conversation With Chris Isaak, Plus an Exclusive from The Record Company

Mike Ragogna | Posted 02.08.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"I made a Christmas album years back. You only get to sing Christmas songs one time a year and this is it. My drummer Kenny and I got together yesterday and we were singing Christmas songs all day. So we're ready."

Conversations With Graham Nash, Allen Toussaint and Colin Gilmore, Plus Coney Hatch and Dom La Nena Exclusives

Mike Ragogna | Posted 11.24.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"Music, absolutely, without question, put me in a direction that you can say saved my life, although to me, my life was already safe."

Unstaged: Coldplay Plays Madrid, Plus Chatting With The Hollies' Graham Nash & Allan Clarke

Mike Ragogna | Posted 12.07.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

It's official: Coldplay will appear in American Express' Unstaged series, and their performance will be broadcast live from Madrid, Spain.

Neil Young's Bridge School Exclusive: Dave Matthews' "Too Much," Plus Chatting With Johnny Winter, Queen's Roger Taylor and Yes' Steve Howe

Mike Ragogna | Posted 12.04.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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One More Once: A Listen Back at the Records That Made 2010 More Bearable

Tony Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tony Sachs

As a cranky, sleep-deprived new parent in the throes of box sets by hipsters, I declared (on Twitter, no less) that there was absolutely no need for me to hear Kanye's latest magnum opus. Until I heard a track on YouTube.

'When the Deal Goes Down': A Taxing Playlist for a Tax Deal

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

It's always been hard to make a fun, catchy argument for higher taxes in America. Here, then, is my taxing playlist for background music as America plays "Let's Make A Tax Deal."

Thirty Hidden Songs

Nigel Sheinwald | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Nigel Sheinwald

Blogs are a great way of relating how a day in the life can illustrate a broader point. Take yesterday, when I had the pleasure to drive my car down...

The Art of an Alan Parsons Project

Joseph Vella | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Joseph Vella

2010-10-01-alanparsonscopy.jpgAs the engineer of one of the most sonic-centric and best selling recordings of all time, Pink Floyd's  Dark Side of the Moon, Parsons helped shaped the art of listening for an entire generation. 

"Crazy Little Thing Called Love": A Playlist for Bristol and Levi

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Here is my loving playlist for two kids who remind us all about a sometimes flickering yet ultimately difficult to extinguish force in our world -- a crazy little thing called love.

Looking for an Echo (2): 10 More That Shoulda Made The Top 10

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Sigman

The Multiverse Theory has nothing to do with lengthy poetry. Also known as "eternal inflation" -- a concept to which all payers of college tuition can...

Looking for an Echo: 10 That Shoulda Made The Top 10

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Sigman

Our universe may be but one of perhaps infinitely many universes in an inconceivably vast multiverse. -- Cosmologist Bernard Carr The best job I ever...

It's A Family Affair: A Playlist for Larry and the King Family

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Just imagine the very special panel Larry King could assemble for this story. Personally, I'm a longtime Larry-head, so I genuinely hope that this is his best divorce yet.

From Gods And Monsters and Quiet Riot to Tina Turner and Citizens Of The World: A Conversation With Spencer Proffer

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Spencer Proffer is considered a leader in entertainment, pioneering media integrations before it was fashionable to do so.

From Pink Floyd and Abbey Road to The Project and Austin Powers: A Conversation with Alan Parsons

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Sound designer Alan Parsons has long had a passion for the latest technologies. Alan took a moment to talk with me about his illustrious past that included his days at Abbey Road Studios through his latest technology-focused endeavor.

Iggy Pop, ABBA & Genesis To Be Inducted To Rock Hall Of Fame

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Two of the four members of ABBA have accepted their inductions into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame at a New York City ceremony. The ...

An Interview With Train, Plus The New Soulsavers Video, and More

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

An interview with Train -- conducted over thousands of miles, from scores of hotel rooms -- about their new album, Save Me, San Francisco.

Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Announces Nominees: Who Should Be Inducted? (PHOTOS, POLL)

Huffington Post | Katy Hall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has announced its nominations. Which five will be inducted in March? We'll have to wait until December to find out, but...

New Jersey's Bon Jovi Snubbed By Rock Hall Again

Joe Territo | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Joe Territo

Why can't Bon Jovi catch a break in Cleveland?

New Tunes On Monday: Green Day, Eric Clapton & Steve Winwood, Tori Amos, Kate Voegele, and Mat Kearney

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Though Tori Amos' career may have suffered from being overly prolific and recording some questionable cover songs, every new album is a bouquet of interesting, intelligent songs for her loyal fans.

Ken Stringfellow: Looking Forward With The Disciplines, Looking Back With The Posies

Tony Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tony Sachs

Smoking Kills was one of the best import releases of 2008, and with two extra tracks added, it's now one of the best albums to come out Stateside in '09.

New Tunes On Monday: Yusuf (Cat Stevens), Ben Harper and Relentless7, Conor Oberst and the Mystic Valley Band, New York Dolls, and Paul Potts

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Ever since Cat Stevens embraced Islam, the West has been clueless when it comes to accepting the former superstar. His latest release, Roadsinger, is a good start in rebuilding that emotional bridge to Stevens.

Reflections on Graham Nash's Reflections Box Set

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Nash's trademark high harmony vocals and impressive writing talents fluidly traverse the box set's newly-mastered, 64 tracks with career highlights... and remixes galore.