Watch Weezer’s Video for Their ‘Take On Me’ Cover, Starring the Band Calpurnia (featuring ‘Stranger Things’ Star Finn Wolfhard)

Watch Weezer’s Video for Their ‘Take On Me’ Cover, Starring the Band Calpurnia (featuring ‘Stranger Things’ Star Finn Wolfhard)

A few weeks back, Weezer surprise-released a self-titled album (yes, another one) that goes by the name The Teal Album — and it features Rivers Cuomo and the guys dutifully covering songs from a variety of different artists. One of the songs covered is “Take On Me,” the classic 1980s jam originally recorded by A-Ha. […]

Out Now: ‘Voices from the Past,’ a 33-Song Double-LP of 1980s’ Hard Rock from Jimmy Waldo and Rock Cellar’s Steven Rosen

In addition to his decades as a rock and roll journalist tasked with tracking down and interviewing some music legends — some approachable and candid, and some surly and defiant, as our ongoing Behind the Curtain column attests — Rock Cellar contributor Steve Rosen is also a musician. And recently, a massive 33-song double-album titled […]

Out Now: ‘Loving the Alien (1983-1988),’ a New Box Set Highlighting David Bowie’s 1980s Work (Listen)

Out Now: ‘Loving the Alien (1983-1988),’ a New Box Set Highlighting David Bowie’s 1980s Work (Listen)

The shape-shifting, genre-defying career of David Bowie can’t be reduced to simple terms — he was as innovative and, at times, challenging an artist as there’s ever been. The 1980s proved to be an intriguing era of his creative output, and a new box set titled Loving the Alien (1983-1988) continues the recent trend of […]

Watch A Flock of Seagulls’ New Video for ‘Space Age Love Song,’ Recorded with the Prague Philharmonic Orchestra

Watch A Flock of Seagulls’ New Video for ‘Space Age Love Song,’ Recorded with the Prague Philharmonic Orchestra

It was recently announced that A Flock of Seagulls had reunited and will release a new album, Ascension, on June 29. The record features recordings done by the band’s four original members (Mike Score, Ali Score, Frank Maudsley and Paul Reynolds) alongside the Prague Philharmonic Orchestra. A preview of the record is available now, and […]

Martha Davis of the Motels on the Durability of the 1980s and Her New Album, ‘The Last Few Beautiful Days’

Martha Davis of the Motels on the Durability of the 1980s and Her New Album, ‘The Last Few Beautiful Days’

A cinematic quality surrounds several songs on The Last Few Beautiful Days, The Motels’ first new studio release in a decade. Its cover art displays a shuttered Troy, N.Y. movie theater built in 1914. Martha Davis says her compositions serve as time machines or travelling agents and are “supposed to transport you…When I was a […]