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The Totally ’80s podcast: Rock goddesses with Ann Wilson & Terri Nunn! By

Role models, rebels, and rock goddesses. Legends Ann Wilson of Heart and Terri Nunn of Berlin join me to discuss their careers, their admiration for each other, and their admiration...

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Joey Fatone on being in a ‘Better Place’ with *NSYNC and Justin Timberlake, 22 years after split: ‘We thought he was just going to… come back’ By

Fatone explains to me why his boy band broke up in 2001 at the peak of their creative powers, how their reunion has sparked a new wave of appreciation for...

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The Totally ’80s podcast: Synthpop with Martyn Ware! By

When we think of the quintessential music of the ’80s, we think of the sound of synthesizers. It’s the music that sounded like the future then, and years later, it...

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Shaquille ‘DJ Diesel’ O’Neal on how dubstep was the ‘only thing’ that got him out of his post-retirement funk: ‘I was down’ By

“When you’re being a DJ, it’s nonstop. When you’re playing basketball, it’s nonstop. I was definitely missing that,” says the NBA champ-turned-superstar DJ, who was “in a funk” after retiring...

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David Byrne talks ‘Here Lies Love,’ ‘Stop Making Sense,’ Armisen’s impersonation and why radio once thought Talking Heads were ‘a little too funky for white folks’ By

With his Studio 54-inspired Broadway musical coinciding with the anniversary of Talking Heads’ landmark concert film, Byrne looks back on a time when “there was an intersection with rock and...

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Tim McGraw talks new album, Taylor Swift’s ‘Tim McGraw’ and the tune that brought him and Faith Hill together 27 years ago By

One track on McGraw’s new album, Standing Room Only, is called “Some Songs Can Change Your World.” Here, the country star opens up to me about which songs changed his....

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Keanu Reeves recalls ’90s band Dogstar’s shambolic early gigs opening for Weezer and Bowie: ‘The nerves for me are making sure I don’t f*** up’ By

As the reunited “garage band” returns, bassist Reeves, drummer Robert Mailhouse, and singer/guitarist Bret Domrose look back on their early days, when they were “like children playing with pots and...

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De La Soul on carrying on, honoring Trugoy the Dove’s legacy: ‘Every member has to actually die before this thing can be over’ By

Ahead of De La Soul’s performance at the Blue Note Jazz Festival, founding member Maseo opens up to me about his final conversation with Trugoy, getting out of a “dark...

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Why Andrew Ridgeley let George Michael walk away from Wham!: ‘I couldn’t be resentful of my best friend’ By

A new documentary makes a strong case that the late Michael’s ’80s pop duo was a true partnership, but his childhood friend and bandmate insists to me: “I knew, and...

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Ministry’s Al Jourgensen exclusively reveals plans to re-record long-disavowed ‘With Sympathy’ songs: ‘F*** it. Instead of being owned, let’s own it.’ By

Forty years after disavowing the debut album that traumatized him so much he burned the two-inch tapes, the Ministry frontman exclusively reveals to me his plans re-record and perform some of cult...

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