Starland Vocal Band

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2014

    Why the Grammys Don't Matter

    About this time five years ago, I was driving around with the radio tuned to a classic rock station when whatever super-computer Clear Channel uses to program its stations decided it was time for "Heart of Gold." "That was Neil Young," the DJ bantered afterwards. "Congrats to him for winning his fir ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2012

    Anchorman 2 Will Make You Just-Kidding-But-Seriously Love Some Bad Seventies Songs Again

    You probably saw this Thursday morning, attached to a mostly accurate quote on your Facebook news feed: Will Ferrell appeared as Ron Burgundy on Conan to announce Anchorman 2. That's great, and anybody who's ever derived any joy from quoting any movie will have long since dug their "I Love Lamp" shi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2012

    Kanye West's Snub and the Proud History of Grammy Incompetence

    Homer Simpson proudly displays his Grammy Award for Outstanding Soul, Spoken Word or Barbershop Album.​Adele could soon become a Grammy paper champion. Oh sure. 21 is a worthy entrant for the coveted Grammy for Album of the Year. "Rolling in the Deep," after all, topped the 2011 Pazz and Jop P ... More >>

  • Culture

    June 4, 2003

    Hammer of the Gods

    With a handful of artists, "classic rock" is not a pejorative