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Today marks the 56th anniversary of The Beatles'. If you think we talk a lot about the Beatles here, you're right — that's because they are well worth it...
3 December 2021
River deep, mountain high, talent outstanding
Tina Turner turns 82 today. A brand new Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee (as a solo artist: she was inducted with former husband Ike back in 1991), she stands as one of the most important living figures in music — period.
26 November 2021
Rock 'n' roll is blind
Photographer Mick Rock passed away yesterday at the age 72 — we think. A somewhat enigmatic artist whose career spans most of British rock history, he leaves behind an unparalleled visual legacy...
19 November 2021
Hip hop beginnings
30 years and 25 years ago today, 2pac and Eminem released their respective debut solo albums. What the world could not envisage — although they perhaps did — was how seminal those two LPs would turn out to be...
12 November 2021
Happy birthday, Bryan and Ryan (Adams)!
Have you ever gotten confused between Bryan and Ryan Adams? They may not play the same kind of music — or be the newest artists at that — but they do have something else in common beside most of their names...
5 November 2021
56 years ago today, an up-and-coming British rock band released their fourth ever single, "My Generation". The rest, as they say, is history, with the song effectively becoming the anthem of a generation, if not more...
29 October 2021
It was me
Shaggy turns 53 today. A great excuse to go back in time to the very beginning of the 2000's, right after Y2K, but before the dot com bubble burst. Good times — for those of us who remember it...
22 October 2021
Adele I of England
Today, or rather last night at midnight, the great Adele (semi-)surprise-released new single "Easy On Me". The sheer scope of this event can only be understood if one takes into account the decade+ that the lady has been singing — and changing popular music in the process...
15 October 2021
The Black Godfather
A few weeks from now, Clarence Avant will officially be inducted in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as the 2021 recipient of the Ahmet Ertegun award. One more trophy to be added to the rest...
8 October 2021