Revolution Radio is Green Day‘s first album in 15 years with no extra twist – no high concept, no triple LP – but it’s full of fiery politics and big emotions. In interviews conducted for Rolling Stone‘s recent cover story, the band breaks down each track on the record, due October 7th. … [Read more...] about Green Day’s ‘Revolution Radio’: A Track-by-Track Guide to New Album
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According to the details released by EXO-SC's label SM Entertainment, MOON will be featured in album's title track called 1 Billion Views while Gaeko, who produced the album, will feature in song Fly Away. On the other hand, Penomeco is said to be a part of the song Say It. … [Read more...] about EXO-SC Release First MV ‘Telephone’ From Comeback Album 1 Billion Views
Weaving in excerpts of new interviews with Danny Fields, who signed the Stooges to Elektra, and Fun House producer Don Gallucci, Rollins’ liner notes lay out how an album that listeners might think of as a primal eruption was actually a meticulously worked out statement of purpose. Playing live in in a studio stripped of all its usual sound isolation, the band — vocalist Iggy Pop, bassist Dave Alexander, and brothers Ron and Scott Asheton on guitar and drums, respectively — recorded take after take of each song, including 15 of “Down on the Street” and a whopping 28 of “Loose.” Tiny changes in everything from tempo to lyrics (listen out for Pop singing that he’s “flying on a red-hot weenie” in early takes of “Loose”) end up having a monumental effect on the end results. … [Read more...] about ‘Attitude, Intensity, Ferocity’: Henry Rollins on How the Stooges’ ‘Fun House’ Changed His Life
It’s a line that stretches all the way back to the early Eighties, when the hardcore group M.D.C. clashed with Nazis in Austin, Texas, so they wrote the song “Born to Die” about it. The track would make its debut recorded performance on the band’s 1982 LP, Millions of Dead Cops. At the time, however, singer Dave Dictor was chanting, “No war, no KKK, no fascist USA.” Armstrong and his bandmates played with M.D.C. in the past, so the lyric has likely stuck with them over the years. … [Read more...] about ‘No Trump! No KKK! No Fascist USA!’: The Punk History
DJ, artist, and disco connoisseur Rod Thomas, known professionally as Bright Light Bright Light, appreciates the way Lipa’s “Don’t Start Now” was able to “prune that disco-catalog sound” but is wary of calling this musical moment a full revival. “Disco is one of those sounds that has always been buoyant and pops back into fashion,” he says. “There’s something so euphoric about the language of disco. For me, it’s the idea of dancing through pain and struggle. The subject matter is turmoil and defiance.” … [Read more...] about Could Disco Pave Pop’s Future?