“The Sparks Brothers”: Un(der)sung Heroes
Russell and Ron Mael have been a go-to for artists ranging from John Lennon to Beck and more. A new documentary traces Sparks’ quirky appeal.
Sparks’ Glittery Trail of Pop Gems
Pete Townshend, David Bowie, and even Edith Piaf have inspired Ron and Russell Mael. If you haven’t sampled their brand of quirky pop yet, here are seven tracks to get you hooked.