Category Archives: rock

What a Music Biz Insider Told Me About Starting Your Own Record Label

I have a friend, initials “A.M.,” who works in the entertainment business in L.A. He worked for Motown, Capitol and some others before starting a few of his own, too. People ask him all the time about starting their own … Continue reading

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The Best Radiohead Songs For a First Time Listener

A friend recently asked me “who are the most important bands of our generation?” Considering my generation spans from the late 80s through the 90s, it was an easier question to answer than had I been older. Radiohead is definitely … Continue reading

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The Best Radiohead Songs of All Time

In my opinion, Radiohead is one of the greatest bands of all time. With everything they do, they manage to redefine the standard of the future of music. From Thom Yorke’s shrieking vocals to Johnny Greenwood’s incredible guitar playing, Radiohead … Continue reading

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Radiohead – Is it Groundbreaking Or Just the Art of Noise?

Call me a bluff old traditionalist but I prefer Radiohead when they right a normal song. All these meditations in uncommon time signatures with bizarre titles, such as Fishscale arpeggio, or whatever, are far too pretentious for my liking. They … Continue reading

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Radiohead – The Bends – Revisiting a Classic Album

In light of Radiohead releasing a new album this month I decided to revisit and review what may have been the most straightforward Radiohead album ‘The Bends’ – the band’s second release from 1995. Immediately I was struck by the … Continue reading

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Best Radiohead Albums of All-Time

This is a really hard list for me to put together, because quite frankly, they’ve all been just about great. Having said that, I’m to list the top 5 Radiohead albums of all-time. This isn’t simply based on my personal … Continue reading

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Radiohead – Recreating the Sounds of “Paranoid Android”

If you’re a rock fan, then you know Radiohead is. One thing that you may not know is how they got the unique sound that you hear on the track “Paranoid Android”. I want to take a moment to help … Continue reading

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The Best 5 Bands of the 1990s

#1 RADIOHEAD They only released three albums in the 1990s but two of them are masterpieces (never mind their debut Pablo Honey.) 1995’s The Bends has gone on to inspire many less interesting bands such as Coldplay and 1997’s OK … Continue reading

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Top 5 Indie Rock Bands of the Decade

This has been a wonderful decade in the music world. So many styles have emerged and blossomed, and I believe that a lot of it has to do with the Internet. Whereas up until this decade everything we heard was … Continue reading

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Five Excellent Albums From the 1990s

Radiohead – OK Computer Is there a more obvious choice than 1997’s OK┬áComputer? I think this album is the 1990’s Dark Side of the Moon or Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band. It’s an album with almost universally positive reviews … Continue reading

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