History

My Favorite Rock And Roll Decade

By Iman Lababedi | October 19, 2013

Not just because of punk rock but mostly because of punk rock. I know it’s a cliché but punk rock changed my life as much as ,say, the Lebanese Civil War or my father’s death changed my life. I went from being a music fan to a music fanatic. I have lived and breathed music ever since 1977

Was Anne Frank A Belieber?

By Mahalia Dark | April 16, 2013

What Bieber has done, is take Frank from the history books, from the Sainthood and martrydom, and reimagined her as a Bieber fan. That’s what should be done, that’s how you keep memories alive.

Lori Maddox: Greatest Groupie Of Them All

By Iman Lababedi | December 25, 2012

“Lori Maddox was part of the wild Hollywood teenage groupie scene in the early 1970s. She reportedly lost her virginity at age 13 to David Bowie and Angie Bowie. One of her best friends was Sable Starr, who was the unofficial queen of the scene at the time.”

June 1948: The Date The Vinyl Album Was Invented

By Iman Lababedi | June 26, 2012

As the formats have caused both contractions (ITunes is perfect for single song purchases) and expansions (Streaming is great for huge amounts of music listened to cheaply), it hasn’t really beaten the 40 minute album.

Sold At Christie's For $362K, The Beatles On Tour In 1964

By Iman Lababedi | July 22, 2011

The Beatles, 1965

U2 Sing Happy Birthday To Nelson Mandela

By Iman Lababedi | July 19, 2011

Anybody remember the MK Guerillas?

Today's History Lesson: David Bowie And Morrissey

By Iman Lababedi | July 12, 2011

Morrissey: Ziggy Stardust Is just the costumes

Geoffrey Wilson, Thursday, April 14th, 2011, Muse & Music Series, General Society of Tradesmen And Mechanics

By Matthew Van Deventer | April 18, 2011

soulful yet bright-tinted blues

To Live And Die In Dixie: Songs Of The Civil War Listened To Again

By Iman Lababedi | April 12, 2011

150 years ago, this is what we were listening to