Happy birthday Lou Reed (Velvet Underground). It can’t hold you down anymore. Read Steve Wynn (Dream Syndicate, Baseball Project) in MAGNET on Lou:
Happy birthday Chris Martin (Coldplay). You sometimes have really good dance moves for an old white British guy. Read our “guilty pleasures” Sound Check on Coldplay, ABBA, Duran Duran, Def Leppard, Sarah McLachlan and TLC:
45 years ago today, Rush released its self-titled debut album. Finding their way.
45 years ago today, Aerosmith released Get Your Wings. Same old song and dance.
Happy 50th birthday, friendo. Hard to believe it was 11 years ago this week that instant-classic No Country For Old Men won the best-picture Oscar. And the birthday boy won best supporting actor.
25 years ago today, That Dog released its self-titled debut album. Cute band alert! Read our Q&A with Petra Haden:
25 years ago today, Beck released Mellow Gold. Don’t believe everything that you read. Read our Beck Over/Under:
25 years ago today, Nirvana played its final concert, in Munich, Germany. With the lights out … Read our Nirvana Over/Under:
25 years ago today, Luna released Bewitched. We know you tried. Read Britta Phillips in MAGNET on Song Exploder:
Happy 75th birthday Roger Daltrey (Who). One of the boys. Read our Who Over/Under: