CultureSonar’s Gen X readers favor Michael Jackson, Tears for Fears, and The Beastie Boys.
Books about our rock heroes, written by those heroes, always have a special kick because we get to hear about their highs and lows from the most personal insider perspective possible. The best of the best lay bare their lives, struggles, and creative processes —
You’d think the Grammy Awards would’ve been paying tribute to songs from the movies and television since the beginning. After all, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has been handing out Oscars for Best Original Song since 1934. (The winner that year was
The sign at the entrance to the recording studio famously read, “Please check your ego at the door.” And that sign was needed: a raft of top talent was pouring in to cut a charity single and video, and it was anybody’s guess who might
Cars have a long history of being anthropomorphized, glorified, even sexualized in rock ‘n roll. Why is that? Is it the powering of the motor, the status of the model or the sensuality of the design? Whatever it is, car songs have been charting our