Toad the Wet Sprocket’s Glen Phillips is on the podcast this week to talk about the 25th anniversary of Fear and his upcoming solo album.
Singer-songwriter John Hampson of Nine Days joins us to talk about the band’s new album, Snapshots, which is being released July 8.
Succeeding in the late-night talk show business is no easy feat. Just ask the ten hosts of these famously failed programs.
Most unfortunate pop culture trends from the ’90s are dead and gone, but here are nine that live on like annoying zombies.
Let’s review the top 10 songs from Ben Folds Five, shall we?
A look at the 15 best songs written by Brian May and performed by the legendary hard rock band Queen.
The third Platters That Matter podcast looks at the third album from this great trio. Whoooooa!
In the wake of Scott Weiland’s firing from Stone Temple Pilots, Chris Holmes counts down the top ten songs from STP’s six albums.
Want to relive the world of mediocre ’90s alternative rock? No? What if you could do so on a boat?!
Let’s take a look back at the 10 finest moments from XTC’s catalog as written by Colin Moulding.
In part 2 of our look at the career of Bob Mould, we examine his output in the ’90s, from his early solo work to the short-lived greatness of his band Sugar.
Now that Rush is at long last in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, it’s as good a time as any to look at their best material… from the ’90s to today.
Alanis Morissette is back with “Havoc and Bright Lights”, her first release since 2008’s “So-Called Chaos”. Popblerd has the review!
Food Network changed the way we’re entertained by food and those who cook it.
Video games are signs and symbols of information technology as a whole
To come of age in a time when few young people actually cared about rock was thrilling.
Daria, the show that best captures the tone of American culture in the ’90s.
Genuinely bizarre stuff that belongs in its own, special, thoroughly un-ironic corner of human artistic expression.
There are TV themes you remember. “All In The Family,” with its way-back talk of President Hoover and LaSalle cars. Johnny Mathis and Deniece Williams cooing together, “What would we do, baby, without us?” Bars where everybody knows your name. Fat Albert and the Junkyard Band’s familiar “hey, hey, hey!” Then, there are the prime-time themes that just rock.
Thirty years in, no one would have been surprised if the Rolling Stones simply ground to a halt in the 1990s. Instead, they managed a small, very late career resurgence.
Chris Holmes delves into Blind Melon’s 1992 debut album to see if there are any other nuggets past the hit single, “No Rain.”
The mayor’s office in Bootleg City was completely dark as I cracked open the door. “Thank God,” I thought to myself. I had absentmindedly left my Cure reissues there before Christmas and was hoping to sneak in and pick them up without incident. As I fumbled for the light switch, however, an inexplicable chill washed over me, as icy and slick as a Trevor Horn production. To my horror, I soon realized why. Although it was the end of the first week of 2010, it became clear that Mayor Cass hadn’t yet been into work this decade. A crooked “Happy New Year!” sign drooped onto the curtains, while half-eaten Hot Pockets congealed on plastic plates on a nearby table. Flimsy cups filled with cheap champagne decorated the cluttered mayoral desk, the bubbles long since fizzled out. A weeklong bender seemed unlikely, even for Mayor Cass, but I dutifully checked every alley behind every bar I knew he frequented, looking for the telltale slumped figure. I found nothing. Several calls to Heaven Is One Coffee-Stained Couch …