August 1, 1981 created a huge shift in music. When MTV launched, it also launched the careers of the “veejays.” A fun book details those heady early days of music television.
When it comes to LiveAid, Queen got most of the buzz. But U2 was right there with a passionate performance that put them on the map.
They were one of MTV’s earliest acts — but their music is resonating in a whole new way. Give A Flock of Seagulls another listen.
Wire hangers, boom boxes and the Alamo all loom large in this list of guilty-pleasure 80s movies. Indulge!
A new album and documentary celebrates Joni Mitchell at 75. We take a look at one of the more interesting musical chapters of her career, one that included Billy Idol, Peter Gabriel, Thomas Dolby and more.