Bryan Wawzenek is a freelance journalist who writes for Diffuser.fm and Ultimate Classic Rock. He learned more from a three-minute record than he ever learned in school. His mind is racing, as it always will. Don't start him talking, he could talk all night. The sunshine bores the daylights out of him. Don't touch him, he's a real live wire. Most things he worries about never happen anyway. But he's been smiling lately, thinking about the good things to come.
U2 Goes Minimalist on ‘With or Without You’: The Story Behind Every ‘Joshua Tree’ Song
U2 almost got sick of 'With or Without You' before Bono helped rescue the slow-building song from the trash heap. It became the band's first No. 1 U.S. hit.
The ‘Rushmore’ Soundtrack, Annotated
We're exploring all of the songs, many of them from the British Invasion, that Wes Anderson employed in his 1998 movie.
True Blue: The Band Behind the Blues Brothers
Here's a guide to the talented musicians who backed "Joliet" Jake and Elwood Blues.
Doctor, Doctor, Give Me the News: 40 Songs About Doctors
Between drug habits, stage accidents, unhealthy lifestyles and rehab stints, rock stars might visit the doctor (or “doctor,” in some cases) more than the average person.
Why the Raconteurs Rush-Released ‘Consolers of the Lonely’
The entertainment industry didn’t usually do things this way.
Prince Creates a Funky Tabloid Tale on ‘Illusion, Coma, Pimp & Circumstance’: 365 Prince Songs in a Year
The Purple One drew on funk and hip-hop to create this tale of a May-December arrangement, found on 2004's 'Musicology.'
Prince Writes His First Song, ‘Machine’: 365 Prince Songs in a Year
The musician was only seven years old when he sat down at the piano to create his first song, which he recorded later with his high school band.
25 Years Ago: Jesus Jones Embrace the Computer Age on ‘Perverse’
In 1991, Jesus Jones were having a moment. But frontman Mike Edwards was having difficulty living in the “Right Here, Right Now.”
10 Years Ago: MGMT Go From College Goofs to Rock Stars on ‘Oracular Spectacular’
MGMT weren't even a band anymore when the duo were offered a record deal. Less than two years later, they were being celebrated as pop hitmakers.
35 Years Ago: Dire Straits Turn Back the Clock on ‘ExtendedancEPlay’
In direct contrast to his band's heavily produced recent work, Mark Knopfler spearheaded this breezy 1983 EP.