Obsessive music fan, specifically Bowie, Heart, Cheap Trick, Roxy Music, etc.
Why the ‘Pretty in Pink’ Soundtrack Still Matters
Suzanne Vega and INXS' Andrew Farriss join UCR to discuss one of cinema's most celebrated companion pieces.
5 Reasons Stevie Nicks Should Be in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
She's already enshrined as a member of Fleetwood Mac - but Stevie Nicks deserves her own place in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
How Rick Astley and Foo Fighters Played ‘Never Gonna Give You Up’
How did '80s pop star Rick Astley end up performing his No. 1 hit "Never Gonna Give You Up" onstage with Foo Fighters anyway?
How R.E.M. Careened Into the Future With ‘Accelerate’
As its title implies, this record possesses great urgency.
Volvo Owner Customizes Open-Door Chime to Play Toto’s ‘Africa’
Toto's "Africa" long ago became a pop culture totem. Incredibly, the fervor for the band's 1983 No. 1 hit shows no sign of slowing down.
The Stereophonics’ Kelly Jones Discusses His Band’s ‘Mixtape’-Like New Album: Exclusive Interview
We spoke with Kelly Jones of Stereophonics about their new album, 'Scream Above the Sounds,' and their 20-year career.
We Boiled Green Day’s ‘Uno,’ ‘Dos’ + ‘Tre’ Down to a Single Album
Green Day released three separate albums in 2012. We edited their 37 songs into a single 14-song, 45-minute blast of genius.
30 Years Ago: The ‘La Bamba’ Soundtrack Puts Los Lobos Atop the Charts
Los Lobos became unexpected stars in the summer of 1987 thanks to their hit cover of Ritchie Valens' "La Bamba."
Chris Cornell’s 10 Best Movie Music Moments
We look at 10 times a movie was improved thanks to the appearance of a Soundgarden or Chris Cornell song on its soundtrack.
Writer’s Block and Unsettled Thoughts Inform Radiohead’s ‘Fitter Happier’
"Fitter Happier" serves as the manifesto of Radiohead's 'OK Computer,' even if Thom Yorke disavows the lyrics now.