Huey Lewis. One of those rock names that seems inexorably tied to the 80s thanks to back to back to back smash albums (Picture This, Sports and Fore!), music videos on heavy rotation on MTV, and a hit single and … Read the rest
Peter Finch remembers Yes bassist Chris Squire with a story Squire told about being in England for a gig when a German TV program called Beat-Club showed up to shoot the show. The opening act – and the crowd he … Read the rest
Chris Squire, the co-founder and longtime bassist of Yes and the only member of the group to feature on every studio album, has passed away just over a month after revealing that he was suffering from a rare form of … Read the rest
Dennis Willis and Steven Kirk play tracks from The Call, Duran Duran, Scandal, Blondie, Adam Ant, and Spandau Ballet. Also, a deep cut from Eddie Money and a report on his epic fundraiser concert with Dan Ashley, and a live … Read the rest
In 2010, Janice Whaley embarked on a time-consuming new music project: she would re-record every song by The Smiths using only her voice, with sometimes up to 30-50 layers of vocals. Peter Finch documents this staggering work of art and … Read the rest
Last week, two rockers dealt with adversity in stunningly different ways. On the one hand, the Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl fell and broke his leg, and felt bad about it. On the other hand, Smash Mouth’s Steve Harwell expressed his … Read the rest
Soundwaves presents Front Row, a curated selection of awesome live shows presented in their entirety. Hey, don’t blame us if you don’t get anything done for the rest of the day!
If you never saw the Police when they … Read the rest