Jon Brion is well known as a successful composer of film scores, but his 2001 self-released album, Meaningless, a lost power-pop classic, should be better known.
The millions of young women in One Direction’s fan base made the band – and made sure that they would never be artists in their own right.
Abbey Road still fills me with the sense of wonder and fascination it did when listening to it over and over on my dad’s turntable.
The death of Philip Seymour Hoffman hurts more than the typical "gone too soon" tragedy because we are being robbed of an artist performing at the height of his considerable powers.
With Zion80, Jon Madof is not making a departure so much as a logical, if inspired, continuation of the ground he’s covered the past decade.