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I never drank. It never had an allure to me. I’d been raised in a very abstinent environment. The one smart thing I did in my life was I didn’t really succumb to that particular vice. I never really did drugs. Look, I was the guy that gave the...

In the early ’80s Peter Gabriel wrote to the heads of his various labels around Europe and offered to re-record his vocals in their native tongue. However, only one nation replied: Germany. The German version of PG 3 (‘Melt’), set to be reissued on vinyl on October 2, along with...

Asked to look back on the lyrics of Joy Division’s final album Closer, the New Order frontman and former Joy Division Bernard Sumner concedes the warning signs were there, although impossible to decipher at the time. “You never knew with Ian whether those lyrics were biographical or whether he was...

In watching this video of a mother pig singing to her piglets, I can only surmise that the song is OMI's Cheerleader, since that catchy tune seems to be everywhere. https://youtu.be/-DBcp6YGi6k

Just a few seconds of Tool are enough to know you're not listening to any rock and roll band. The song “Lateralus,” makes use of the Fibonacci sequence. The Fibonacci Sequence is the series of numbers: 0, 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, 21, 34, ... The next number is...

Sometimes less is more. Less means everything. The Human League's Don't You Want Me? is stripped down to the bare essentially, lyrically. Just listen. https://youtu.be/X58g1HKxXPo

The Associated Press and British Movietone, one of the world's most comprehensive newsreel archives, are together bringing more than 1 million minutes of digitized film footage to YouTube. Showcasing the moments, people and events that shape the world, it will be the largest upload of historical news content...

HBO is getting a taste of U2’s current Innocence + Experience world tour. The premium cable network has scored a pair of specials from Bono and company, both set to air in November. The Time Warner-owned cabler, ahead of its time at the Television Critics Association’s summer press tour, announced...

Two bands that I listed to a lot in the 80s and 90s and...er...2000s....and um....now, are The Smiths and Tears For Fears. Thanks to Brat Productions, I can save time and money listening to both at once in this mashup combining “Stop Me If You Think You’ve Heard This...

Blaxploitation or blacksploitation is an ethnic subgenre of the exploitation film. It emerged in the United States in the early 1970s. Blaxploitation films were originally made specifically for an urban black audience, but the genre's audience appeal soon broadened across racial and ethnic lines. The Los Angeles National Association...

Iggy and the Stooges performing at Farmington High School in Oakland County, MI on December 5, 1970. Via Vint.age

Writing in 2012 and 2013, Shelby Lynne realized she was shifting. Having done it all on Road, she wanted different ideas. Lynne wanted to change the way she approached the songs and subject matter. “I wanted some male energy!” she declares. “I wanted to see what that did.” She...

The most infamous troublemakers at Macdonald Hall Boys’ School are bringing their pranks to YTV in Bruno & Boots: Go Jump in the Pool!, based on the much-loved Macdonald Hall book series by best-selling young adult author Gordon Korman. Aircraft Pictures and YTV have started production on the TV...