Monday, November 7 2011
Watching your favorite band become irrelevant is like watching Michael Jordan unable to elevate high enough to dunk in his final year in the NBA.
Tuesday, November 1 2011
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame recently announced its 15 nominees for its 2012 induction class. Once again, that means the blogosphere is abuzz with complaints about the Hall's irrelevancy. Are they legitimate?
Friday, September 30 2011
Above all else, musically 1991 will forever be remembered as the year alterna-rock conquered the masses. PopMatters explores how alternative became the dominant form of rock music in the '90s.
Wednesday, August 17 2011
RHCP has unquestionably produced some of the most memorable and influential rock songs of the past couple decades. On the occasion of the band's new album I’m With You debuting this month, it’s worth revisiting the Chili Peppers’ extensive catalog.
Thursday, August 4 2011
Female rapper Kreayshawn is on her way to becoming 2011's international sensation after her song "Gucci Gucci" ridiculed all "basic bitches" that value designer clothes. So who is this Oakland-based revelation?
Monday, April 18 2011
Here's your introduction to MICAH rock, my admittedly cheesy acronym for music that has, at one time or another, been defined as modern, indie, college, alternative, and hipster music.
Wednesday, September 30 2009
Wednesday, September 16 2009
Part of my antagonism toward this book stems from my feeling that it’s not so much as “written” as it is “researched”.
Wednesday, February 4 2009
Bob Forrest of Thelonious Monster Just May Save Your Life
Thursday, January 3 2008
As John Frusciante belligerently chastised the crowd -- Peppers fans through and through -- for having little understanding of music outside of what’s played on MTV, one couldn't help but wonder: what the heck's happening here?