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New York Rock: The Birth of Punk, an Oral History Joey Ramone, Richard Hell, Blondie and others describe the organic 1970s movement for nonconformists with …

The Art of Selling Out Public Enemy’s biggest hit record came in 2012, decades after what many would consider their prime. Read This Article…

  How Queen Embraced Disco, Conquered America, Then Bit The Dust If you were living in New York City in 1980 and listening to …

How Herbie Hancock Crafted a Hip-Hop Classic By S.H. Fernando Jr. In February of 1984, most of the world had never seen anything like …

Riot On Sunset In early 1975, Hollywood’s Whisky a Go Go was on the rocks. The famed Sunset Strip nightclub, which during its late …

From Cocaine Disco to Electronic Dance: the Loaded Legacy of Casablanca Records It’s just after 9pm on a brisk, late-December evening and Brett Alperowitz, …

An Old Fogey’s Analysis of a Teenager’s View on Social Media Over the last few days, dozens of people have sent me a link …

DJ Hollywood: The Original King of New York Hip-Hop Those old enough to remember call him the Godfather of Rap. He was the King …

 Kings of Queen There has never been a band quite like Queen. Drawing from hard rock and heavy metal, prog-rock and glam, their styles …

It Took A Nation: The Greatest Rap Album Gets Its Due That honor is owed to Public Enemy’s second album, which was largely regarded …