80s icons Duran Duran return September 11th with a new album, Paper Gods. The record was produced by Nile Rodgers, who had previously worked on the band’s “The Wild Boys” single and Notorious album, and Mark Ronson… Read the rest
Month: August 2015
Peter chats with musician Jeff Campbell, who expresses his love and respect for Tears for Fears, and in particular, Roland Orzabal. Bonus: Campbell’s elegant and understated cover of “Break it Down Again.”
Peter Finch has been a Bay Area radio … Read the rest
Formed in 1981 by Roland Orzabal and Curt Smith, Tears for Fears was part of the Second British Invasion in the 1980s thanks, in large part, to MTV.
Their album, Songs from the Big Chair was released in February 1985 … Read the rest
In this edition of Soundwaves: On the Record, we highlight not one, but two interviews with Madonna from 1984.
Why two? Because while these interviews are from the same time period, they are two distinctly different sides of the Madonna … Read the rest
Born on August 16th, 1958, Madonna Louise Ciccone created a perfect storm for fame by combining her considerable talent, her unwavering passion for success and the phenomenon of MTV to create one of the worlds most indomitable pop culture success … Read the rest
Singer-songwriter and film and television composer Peter Himmelman and Donald Trump have absolutely nothing in common, except for one thing: they have similar feelings for Rosie O’Donnell. Who knows what The Donald’s problem is? But Himmelman’s issue is completely understandable … Read the rest
Meet Fabio Zaffagnini and the Rockin’ 1000 — a group of 1,000 Italian Foo Fighters fans who banded together to entice the rockers to play a gig in Cesena by playing “Learning to Fly.” Guess who responded?
Peter Finch has … Read the rest
Pink Floyd legend David Gilmour announces his latest solo project, called Rattle That Lock, with a very cool animated music video for the title track.
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David Gilmour’s Rattle That Lock album releases on September 18, 2015 … Read the rest
In 1988, Rick Nielsen and Robin Zander from Cheap Trick sat down for this interview with the host of CBCs Good Rockin Tonight, Stu Jefferies.
Over the course of the interview, Rick and Robin discuss their history, the joys of … Read the rest
Peter visits Albuquerque, New Mexico and takes the official Breaking Bad tour. Not only does it exist, but we’ll learn about meth-shaped candies, the differences between reel and real life, and what the owners of Walter White’s house think of … Read the rest