Archive for February 21st, 2014

The surprising inspiration for Hall and Oates’ smash ‘Rich Girl’: ‘That’s the truth’

The surprising inspiration for Hall and Oates’ smash ‘Rich Girl’: ‘That’s the truth’

And all this time, you thought Hall and Oates’ 1977 No. 1 hit single “Rich Girl” was about, you know, a girl. John Oates reveals the true story behind the duo’s snotty little gem.

Kere Buchanan – Goodbye Yesterday (2014)

Kere Buchanan’s new release, Goodbye Yesterday almost seems to be in a time warp. The New Zealander’s release harken back to a time when albums contained thoughtful and intriguing melodies.

The Grip Weeds – Inner Grooves (2013)

Hailing from Highland Park, New Jersey, the Grip Weeds are quite the family band. Comprised of brothers drummer Kurt and guitarist Rick Reil, Kurt’s wife Kristin Pinell on lead guitar, and good friend Dave DeSantis on bass, the group has since their formation two decades ago held sway as one of the finest bands to be had.

The Friday Morning Listen: Devo – Q: Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo! (1978)

The Friday Morning Listen: Devo – Q: Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo! (1978)

When I’ve gone back to revisit Devo’s first appearance on Saturday Night Live (October 14, 1978), it still seems kind of shocking. I hadn’t yet heard them on the radio

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