A longtime music journalist, whose work has appeared in/on MTV Hive, Thrillist, American Songwriter, Paste, the Hartford Courant, and the Food Network.
10 Things You Might Not Know About the Strokes
The Strokes ushered in a garage rock revival and made the world safe for Kings of Leon, Jet and others. But here are 10 things you might not know about them.
Day Tripping: The 10 Druggiest Beatles Songs
It's 4/20. You've absolutely got to get the Beatles into your life.
10 Druggiest Rolling Stones Songs
The Rolling Stones know their drugs. Whether we're talking pills, powders or plants, it’s safe to say the Stones have tried it all -- and that's especially true for the songwriting team of Mick Jagger and Keith Richards.
10 Beatles Songs That Changed Music
Everyone knows how important the Beatles are in the history of music. Some Stones fans might disagree, but the Fab Four are where the idea of mega-star rock bands begin. They were the first group to gain enormous fame on both sides of the Atlantic, and their charisma and amazing songs have inspired …
Beachwood Sparks Frontman on Finally Releasing ‘Lost’ Debut Album + Their Future
Beachwood Sparks is the ’90s band that never was. Founded in 1997, the lineup that would record its unreleased debut album, ‘Desert Skies,’ was a far cry from the version that debuted to critical acclaim on Sub Pop records three years later. With their unearthed 1998 debut album…
Matthew Sweet Discusses ‘Under the Covers’ Project with the Bangles’ Susanna Hoffs
The ability to play decent cover songs is one of rock musician’s most elusive talents. Through the years, the unending tide of lukewarm and flat-out godawful covers has overshadowed the good ones, making listeners rightfully wary or remakes.
10 Best Neil Young Songs – Electric
Neil Young has written far too many classics to warrant one single 10-best-songs list. So we made two: one acoustic, one electric. This one's the latter, brought to you by Old Black, Young’s custom Gibson.
10 Best Neil Young Songs – Acoustic
Neil Young is too prolific for one best-songs list, so we split it into two, as the man himself would probably do it live.
10 Best Stoner Anthems
Smoke 'em if you got 'em -- and play these songs when you do.
10 Best Eric Clapton Solos
Eric Clapton is a guitar god. There’s no argument there. Over the years, as both a solo artist and a member of the Yardbirds, John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers, Derek & the Dominoes and Blind Faith, he's dispensed some of the greatest guitar riffage of all time, se…