I slam a 16-ounce can of Mickey's Fine Malt Liquor, take a big hit off a joint of brown weed, put pen to paper, and write a line. "She got a booty, though/She can't fit it through the door," I rap. "Plus, she a stripper now/Working for that booty dough." Then I bark into a microphone, and Jake the D ... More >>
In the 1970s, Miami's TK Productions sold hundreds of millions of records around the world. Yes, hundreds of millions of records around the world. They were all cut in a tiny eight-track studio in Hialeah by a close-knit team of musicians and songwriters. The family worked together on each oth ... More >>
Rob Van Winkle is no Chuck D.All great imitation, even when it's parody, respects the original source. The covers that disappoint fail to do this. Notably missing from Crossfade's list are the pain-inducing covers that have been discussed to death. Examples: Celine Dion's cover of AC/DC's "You S ... More >>
via rpof.orgJim Greer thinks censorship is very American.All summer long I have gone shit-house-rat-crazy observing the likes of Sarah Palin, Glenn Beck, Bill O'Reilly, Karl Rove and the rest of The Right's evil elite dispense fear-mongering falsehoods in a desperate attempt to stop some much nee ... More >>
Ten summers that rocked.
It may not get its due, but 1968 helped alter rock's reality.
Circles (Arena Rock Recording Company)
Miami's Grammy Booty
Can one man convince millions of people to pay for their "free" music?
Springsteen still can prove it all night
Even the Love Generation had its festival of hate
Mack Emerman founded Criteria Recording Studios, made a fortune, lost it all, then lost his mind. Now he's back from the dead and ready to work.
John Eugene Yoder arrived in Miami 30 days after the Big One. Three stray dogs, 48 pairs of tennis shoes, one girlfriend's college degree, seven hammers, 300 condos, and four years later, he's riding off into the sunset.
Major albums that don't belong in anyone's Christmas stocking.