Sound Affects

December 2009

This is Fela Kuti’s Time

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


What do civil rights, tree frogs, & Watergate have in common?

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


The Day The Music Died, Redux

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


Gem Found: An Interview with Damon Castillo

Artist/producer PC Muñoz mines for gems and grills the greats.


Green Day - All About ‘Dookie’: “Welcome to Paradise”

“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


10 Years Later: Robbie Williams’ The Ego Has Landed

A decade after landing on our shores, this gem still hasn't gotten its due.


Where Are the Ladies at on the Best of the Decade Charts?

For a decade that prided itself for breaking down musical barriers, there is a noticeable lack of female presence on this decade's most highly-regarded albums.


Masters of the Form: Rage Against the Machine 1999 - The Battle of Los Angeles

Some artists are more than merely great. There are some artists that for a period of years, a period that is finite, consistently produced music that, it can be argued, far exceeded the work of their peers. For that brief period of time they were definitely Masters of the Form.


Verse-Chorus-Verse: An Interview with Diane Birch

Artist/producer PC Muñoz mines for gems and grills the greats.


Green Day - All About ‘Dookie’: “Longview”

In 1994, alternative rock ruled rock music.  At the time, some in the music press occasionally remarked that punk rock had finally “won” due to


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