Tunes that turn your guts inside out.
An interview with former WCAO DJ/media mogul Paul H.D. Rothfuss, author of the new memoir Alias Emperor Rodgers.
An interview with archivist Dave Henderson on The Cramps' incredibly strange America.
For lovers of the original UK DIY scene, Audio Archives’ new compilation Knotweed is the most anticipated release of the year.
On Bobby J. & the Generations and the majestic Dome Records, a "custom label" based out of East Baltimore since the early-1960s.
Bobby J. and the Generations were among the best punk bands in the world, before "punk" meant anything other than a rebellious outsider.
Few movements in music have made the cultural impact of early lo-fi music by teenagers from the 1960s and 1970s.
In 1973, The Rolling Stones slipped into steep decline, just a year after their masterpiece Exile On Main St.
From almanacs to sweaters, this is the music of fall.
The Suede star (thankfully) doesn’t tell all.
Jazz forgot about the audience, but hip-hop gives them everything they want.
Chris Tufaro’s debut album Monmouth evokes loss and wisdom in New Jersey.
Part of Bruce Springsteen’s appeal is in how he speaks for the hope of the common man.
Starting Over is a return to form for the singingest motherfucker America has ever produced.
The Cadillac Three's battle for the soul of the nation.
Was Duran Duran more important than the Clash?
What nonsense qualified bands to be part of any list has more to do with the quantity of record sales minus the quality of its music.
Negative scrutiny often hounds a celebrity’s faith.
Listening to John Williams in Vienna
Canceled, in 1991. I'm demanding her posthumous reinstatement.
Mostly they're about fun, but also anger and heartache.
A later career effort showcasing Francis' tropical side.
From the 1971 French film Le Mariage Collectif.
An instrumental piano cover of the Animal Collective song, from their first album Spirit They're Gone, Spirit They've Vanished.
A pristine outtake from their first album, 1972's Can't Buy a Thrill.
The legendary King Crimson guitarist gives basic but essential advice to young musicians: never stop practicing!
A rare mid-1970s Steely Dan show recorded in Boston on April 18, 1974.
Bernstein conducting the fourth movement of Gustav Mahler's fifth and most famous symphony.
Live on the German program Musikladen.
Marlene Dietrich's theme from Touch of Evil (1958), the most beautiful piece of music Mancini ever wrote.