29 Jun 2019

Album Review: Originals, Prince

What’s almost as impressive as Prince’s string of hits throughout the 1980s was the number of songs that he wrote for other artists. From Sheila E. and Sheena Easton to the Bangles and The Time, many hits
11 Jun 2019

My Daughter’s First Concert

When I got tickets for my 14-year-old daughter to see Jeff Lynne’s ELO in July, I asked my older daughter, who’s 16, who she’d like to see perform. “Ariana Grande,” she said with a hopeful smile. I
5 Jun 2019

Why the Cure Matters

2019 is turning into a banner year for the Cure. Back in March, the post-punk/Goth-turned-pop band was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame; they just celebrated the 30th anniversary of their landmark album Disintegration;