Musician Mike Michel shares how a personal trauma nearly derailed his career and how music brought him back.
In the middle of a year in popular culture that seems to have been sponsored by the Grim Reaper, embracing an older artist’s legacy while they’re still around remains appealing. Perhaps no artist’s body of work presents a greater challenge to listeners than Bob Dylan.
She had one of the most distinctive voices of the 80s New Wave scene. Alison Moyet’s warm, bluesy voice wove through the sinuous synth lines (as performed by keyboardist Vince Clarke) of Yazoo hits like “Situation” and “Don’t Go.” Yazoo formed in 1982; by 1983,