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Friday, May 17
The International Swingers
With New York's Met Gala "punk" event and exhibit dominating the media last week, it's sadly ironic that the innovators and music makers responsible for this in-your-face ... More >>
Debi Del GrandeBlondieSee also: An Interview With Debbie Freaking Harry!
October 5, 2011
Better than ... expected. Far better than we could have imagined, actually.
When new wave erupted on the back end of punk, there was Blondie, with great hooks, crisp beats and a sul ... More >>
Blondie's new Panic of Girls album is just out, and it's the band's first in eight years. The best thing about it? It sounds like Blondie!
Now that's cool, because it's a sound that never gets old. Their rich hash of punky trashy, surfy funky dance-y rockerini came straight out of the grime of d ... More >>
"So many people come up to me and say, `There's no good music today, it's all downhill!' But I don't feel that way at all. I think there's great music, great bands. It's amazing to me to see how bands evolve and how they take all their influences and come up with their own sound."
The rock community's struggle with substance abuse is no secret, but the glamorization of sex, drugs and rock n' roll means that some sad stats often get buried. For example, new studies show that only 8% of women with drug and alcohol problems ever seek help. The Grammy Foundation's Musicares MAP F ... More >>