Up 25th Anniversary Reissue coming November 10!

By admin | September 20, 2023

a special collection

Brief Encounters: New Albums 10-29-21 – 11-4-21 Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | November 3, 2021

run of greatness started with 1991’s Out Of Time and ended five years later with New Adventures In Hi-Fi

The 1,001 Greatest Songs of the 20th Century – 60 to 51

By Steve Crawford | July 4, 2021

tearful, heartfelt

Which Songs Could Define The ’90s? A Study Attempts To Answer The Question

By Alyson Camus | July 3, 2021

a chart of all the songs recognized by more than 90% of people

A Search For An Anthem For 2020: 45 Songs To Describe This Year

By Alyson Camus | January 1, 2021

it’s a year difficult to define by one single mood

The 500 Greatest Songs of the 1990s – 10 to 2

By Steve Crawford | December 9, 2020

oh no, I’ve said too much

Trump Has Failed To Get The Approval Of Any Pop Or Rock Star For The Use Of Music

By Alyson Camus | September 5, 2020

Name an iconic song and you have an illegal use of a song

A Quarantine In Lyrics

By Alyson Camus | April 8, 2020

plenty of emotions and mindsets to explore

R.E.M. releases “Let Me In” remix honoring the memory of Kurt Cobain

By admin | October 16, 2019

It was a devastating, catastrophic time for us, for everyone

R.E.M.’s Monster 25th Anniversary Box Set Reviewed

By Edward Huerta | September 21, 2019

I am smitten with this album, quite possibly, it’s my crush with eyeliner

R.E.M. releases never-before-heard song to raise funds for Bahamas hurricane relief (Stream It Here)

By admin | September 12, 2019

recorded “Fascinating” in 2004 at Nassau’s Compass Point Studios

R.E.M.’s Monster 25th Anniversary edition set for Nov 1

By admin | September 4, 2019

“We were trying to feel like a different band … We wanted to get away from who we were.”

R.E.M. at the BBC Release Day is Here!

By admin | October 19, 2018

9-disc box set of sessions, concerts, and interviews

Not With The Band: Why So Many Famous Scientists In Pop Songs?

By Alyson Camus | December 30, 2014

Albert Einstein is truly part of our pop culture and figures in many songs as expected: They Might Be Giants’ ‘The World’s Address’, Landscape‘s ‘Einstein A Go-Go’, Counting Crows’ ‘Einstein on the Beach’, Jimmy Buffett’s ‘Einstein was a Surfer’ Bob Dylan’s ‘Desolation Row’, and even Kelly Clarkson’s ‘Einstein’… so weird!

Musician Kasey Anderson Charged With Fraud After Fake Project Involving Springsteen & Lady Gaga

By Alyson Camus | July 29, 2014

“I lied to myself and others, and believing those lies, I told myself consistently that whatever was going on with me … I could fix it on my own. I convinced myself that it was normal. I am a deeply flawed and mentally ill person who made some terrible choices, causing so much emotional and financial damage to others. But I believe I have much to offer my community.’

10 Songs, Thursday, May 22nd, 2014

By Iman Lababedi | May 22, 2014

Good Vibrations – Todd Rundgren – From 1976 where the often woolly Todd does an astonishing act of replication with the excitations that was one of Brian Wilson’s most intricate and highly arranged pies of progressive pop. An act of, well, complete strangeness and the better for it – A

Be Here Now: rock nyc's Snap Shot Reviews Of New Album Releases

By Iman Lababedi | May 20, 2014

Former blues boy wonder still forging a career with this home town set on a new label. The Stevie ray Vaughn “House Is A Rockin'” is superb and nothing here doesn’t work: Albert Kind, Muddy Waters, Freddie King, BB King -these are very powerful blues that aims at nothing else and hits its mark unerringly. A great set of songs – ALBUM OF THE WEEK – A

10 Songs, Thursday, April 3rd, 2014

By Iman Lababedi | April 3, 2014

Quieter Today – Cloud Nothings – The first track on the newbie is a return to the obstreperous roar electric of the Albini moment but with an extra dollop of melody – A