Michael Gallucci is the senior editor at Ultimate Classic Rock. His previous gigs include editor-of-chief at Diffuser.fm, managing editor of Cleveland Scene and writing about music and movies for All Music Guide, American Songwriter, the A.V. Club, Goldmine, M Music & Musicians, Paste, Spin, the Village Voice and other publications and websites.
Prince Dusts Off ‘Tick, Tick, Bang’ for ‘Graffiti Bridge': 365 Prince Songs in Year
Throughout his long and prolific career, Prince would tirelessly construct certain songs only to abandon them before anyone else ever got to hear them.
INXS Albums Ranked in Order of Awesomeness
Like many bands that came of age during New Wave's peak years, INXS didn't stick around in one place for too long.
Prince Channels James Brown, Gets Funky and Raw on ‘Gett Off': 365 Prince Songs in a Year
Prince entered the '90s bearing little resemblance to the Prince who entered the '80s.
Husker Du Albums Ranked in Order of Awesomeness
Husker Du made only six albums during their brief career, which lasted less than 10 years.
Sonic Youth Albums Ranked in Order of Awesomeness
There are moments in Sonic Youth's catalog where fundamental song structures are nowhere to be found, no matter how hard you look.
Prince Throws a Paisley Parade on ‘Pop Life': 365 Prince Songs in a Year
'Around the World in a Day' was mostly recorded before 'Purple Rain' made Prince one of the biggest stars in the world.
Roxy Music and Bryan Ferry Albums Ranked in Order of Awesomeness
In a way, Roxy Music and Bryan Ferry are inseparable, even though the band and its singer have taken slightly different career paths over the past four decades.
Prince Gets Deliriously Weird on ‘If I Was Your Girlfriend': 365 Prince Songs in a Year
By 1987, Prince was already an established megastar, one of the world's biggest. He could pretty much do whatever he wanted, so he released 'Sign o' the Times' most unusual song as a single.
Prince Exiles One of His Best Songs,’17 Days,’ to a B-Side: 365 Prince Songs in a Year
Prince's list of B-sides is long. His list of great B-sides is pretty long too.
Pavement Albums Ranked in Order of Awesomeness
Pavement made the most of that short time together, making and releasing a handful of records that rank among the '90s' very best.