There’s no doubt about it: America’s legendary Motown label was an unparalleled success in the music industry. But beneath the sparkling veneer of catchy hits and matching outfits lurked death, drugs and drama.
As Judas Priest celebrates the 30th Anniversary of “Defenders of the Faith,” Goldmine premieres the live audio track, “Rock Hard Ride Free.”
Here are 10 albums that any music lover needs to hear — in order, in their entirety — before writing off the entire genre.
In his latest book, Ken Sharp honors the musical innovators who built the genre’s foundation. Here is an excerpt from a chapter about the Flamin’ Groovies.
From 1940-1954, 14 artists had only one Top 10 hit and no other chart hits on the pop charts during that time. This is the story of six — two of which made it to No . 4, one to No. 3 and three that actually reached No. 1.
The drummer reflects on his musical career, his early influences and the moment he knew he’d finally made it.
Goldmine talks to Devo bassist Gerald Casale about the band’s new album — which was recorded 37 years ago.
Burt Sugarman shares the behind-the-scenes story about the now-legendary show that changed the lives of its viewers — and the way TV operated.
Since the 1940s, one of the most-borrowed composers has been Frederic Chopin.
Here are six modern-day pop songs — some successful, some not — that owe their existence to Chopin.
Even John Lennon might have been surprised at how successful Ono has become in the realm of dance music. In the new century, she has landed 19 songs in the Top 30 of the Hot Dance Club Play charts.
Goldmine chatted with Ono about her career as a dance music artist.