Matthew Wilkening is the Editor in Chief of UltimateClassicRock.com and Diffuser.fm. He is determined to raise his children in a world without competitive singing television shows.
‘It’s Time For a New Education:’ the 10 Best Prince Political Songs
While love and sex have always been at the forefront of Prince's music, so has politics. From "We March" to "Dance On," these are the 10 Best Prince Political Songs.
20 Years Ago: P.M. Dawn Release Their Wrongly Ignored Masterpiece, ‘Jesus Wept’
On October 3, 1995, P.M. Dawn released their most cohesive and impressive album, 'Jesus Wept' - and sadly, were rewarded with their first flop.
Prince, ‘HITNRUN Phase One’ [ALBUM REVIEW]
Does the Purple One deliver on his new album, 'HITNRUN Phase One?' The Boombox gives the project a spin to find out if Prince returns to form.
Public Enemy Announce ‘Live From Metropolis Studios’ Album
Public Enemy's summer has been busy with the release of their 13th album, 'Man Plans, God Laughs,' and now they have another one on the way. The famed hip-hop group will release a new live LP and home video, Live From Metropolis Studio, on Sept. 4.
10 Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About Michael Jackson’s ‘HIStory’ Album
In celebration of the 20-year anniversary of the King of Pop's ninth studio album, here are 10 Facts You Probably Didn't Know About Michael Jackson's 'HIStory' Album.
20 Years Ago: Terence Trent D’Arby’s ‘Vibrator’ Fails to Hit the Magic Spot
On the 20th anniversary of Terence Trent D'Arby's 'Vibrator,' we take a look at why the album failed to hit the magic spot.
25 Years Ago: Terence Trent D’Arby’s ‘Neither Fish Nor Flesh’ Undeservedly Flops
You remember Terence Trent D'Arby, right? The guy who unleashed that amazing barrage of hit singles back in 1987. Ever wonder why he's not still ruling the charts with those seemingly effortless updates of classic soul styles? Well, it's because he fell victim to one of the biggest so…
20 Years Ago: Public Enemy Release Their Most Misunderstood Album, ‘Muse Sick-N-Hour Mess …
We re-examine P.E.'s strangest most polarizing work.
25 Years Ago: ‘Batman’ Saves Prince’s Career
On June 20, 1989, one of the world's most famous superheroes helped Prince recover from the first sales slump of his career.
10 Years Ago: The Beastie Boys Respond to 9/11 With ‘To The 5 Boroughs’
Devastated by the 9/11 attacks on their hometown of New York City, the Beastie Boys made their most serious and politically charged album ever.