In this 1977 episode of the BBC2 current affairs program Brass Tacks, we meet the punks of Manchester. This is the scene from which Joy Division, The Smiths, The Fall, Simply Red would emerge. During the rollicking debate, keep your eyes peeled for young John Peel and Pete Shelley of the Buzzcocks.
Bowie's death hit me like a body blow from Canelo. The reason I found Bowie's death personally painful revolved around how recently I became immersed in his catalog. Growing up in a Black household- albeit decently eclectic when it came to music- Bowie didn't get heavy rotation on my family's ones and twos. When I… READ THE REST
I feel like comedic music doesn't get enough credit or attention. Of all the music genres, comedy preposterously takes a back seat to almost everything else. Take Weird Al, for example. Weird Al has been a consistent figure in music for as long as I've been alive. In addition to his staying power and ability… READ THE REST
Metal is the last bastion of great rock music. Outside of the dark shores of metal, what passes for rock music today is basically pop music with guitars. Instead of lamenting over the death of the rock genre, I spend the majority of my time banging my head to the heavy grooves and mind-splitting riffs… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. With most of our daily activities happening online, no one will ever complain about having too much storage space. On the contrary, it's frustrating when you run out of storage or have… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. We're sure our parents had a wild time back in the day without modern media, and to some degree, we wish we could be a little less plugged in. But then we… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. Cats are such mysterious and complex creatures, aren't they? Dogs feel easy to crack as pets. But with cats, it can be unclear what is going on underneath those big, glassy eyes. We… READ THE REST