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October 19, 2019

Owners of Meat Loaf’s 1977 blockbuster album debut Bat Out of Hell--and over 40 million copies have been sold worldwide--know its striking Cleveland International Records releasing company’s landmark logo.

Steve Popovich, Jr. relaunched his late father Steve Popovich’s...

October 18, 2019

 Johnny Farraj, left, and Sami Abu Shumays

For adventurous world music explorers, Arabic music can be a daunting challenge—even among its practitioners. Two New York-based musicians, Johnny Farraj and Sami Abu Shumays, have now tackled the immense and complex subject wi...

October 15, 2019

 Pat Benatar performs her 1980 hit "I Need a Lover," written by Rock and Roll Hall of Famer John Mellencamp.

Lot of new faces in the 2020 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction nominees announced today—nine of 16, to be exact.

Of the newbies, Pat Benatar is the most overdu...

October 6, 2019

 Alexandra Horowitz, right, speaking with Melissa Dahl at New York's Mid-Manhattan Library

“Somebody has a bagel, and it’s not you. And it’s not gonna be you with that kind of behavior!”

This quote, spoken by a man to a rapacious hound and taken from Alexandra Horowitz’s...

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