by John M. Borack Since I’ve been remiss in getting through the ever-growing stacks of discs on my desk, here’s a humongous blow out of a lot of stuff – good, bad and in-between – that you should know about. …
While many early female performers were teen idols or pop singers, plenty of others rocked every bit as hard as the boys. For those women who rock, we salute you with this edition of Picture Sleeve Archive.
Goldmine Magazine, home of the world’s largest music collectibles marketplace, announces its ninth group of inductees in its recently established Hall of Fame
First of seven new episodes airs May 28 on DIRECTV
The sleek and stylish Cars were one of the musicals highlights of the 1980s.
Blondie returned to their New York City home for a show on Tuesday night, August 31st at the Nokia Theatre Times Square and, as always, delivered a set that left the hometown crowd very happy.
Explore the artwork for ‘Exile On Main Street’ and the part it played in the making of this classic album
The Dum Dum Girls’ sound is a mixture of 60’s garage, punk, surf, and a little bit of pop.
Looking back over the course of Deborah Harry’s career, both as a frontwoman for Blondie and as a solo artist (beginning with 1981’s Nile Rodgers and Bernard Edwards-produced KooKoo), it can be said that diversity has always played a key role in Harry’s stylistic approach.
In late June 1975, ads appeared in the New York locals Village Voice and Soho News, announcing auditions.
CBGBs had been open little more than 18 months at that point, but already it had established itself as the focal point of the city’s convolutions. The Ramones, Television, Talking Heads, Blondie and Mink DeVille were more than merely up and running by now, while the Patti Smith Group was so hot that, to many local critics, they were CBGBs, and that was the impetus behind the Festival — Hilly Kristal’s belief that Smith was just one of many deserving bands playing the club on a regular basis. “The [critics] were not paying attention to the other bands. They acted like there was nothing here.”