The regrettable tendency for audiences when any great artist dies is to hear that person’s music in the past tense. Songs one used to
Monster sells for a penny on the Internet and used record stores can't give the album away. But at one moment, it was good enough to gain four million buyers.
Before I begin, is anyone going to argue that “Basket Case”—Green Day’s second Billboard Modern Rock Tracks number one hit, the result of
After five potent doses of heady pop-punk, “Pulling Teeth” is the first track on Dookie that really allows the listener to catch his or her
You may have heard that Fela Kuti is now on Broadway. No really I’m not sure what to make of a musical celebrating the
The answer, of course, is Moses Asch. This month marks the 104th birthday of Asch, who founded Folkways Records more than 70 years ago along with
Part One: 29 Years Ago Where were you? I was in my mother’s bedroom, kissing her goodbye before I caught the school bus, and I
Artist/producer PC Muñoz mines for gems and grills the greats.
“Welcome to Paradise” first surfaced on Green Day’s second album, the 1992 Lookout! Records release Kerplunk. Re-recorded for Dookie, the 1994 version packs a much more
A decade after landing on our shores, this gem still hasn't gotten its due.