KISS and their Hometown Homecoming at Madison Square Garden

The platform boots are sky-high, the make-up is in full-effect, and the pyrotechnics are elaborate. It's one of the all-time great American bands, KISS, playing a sold-out show at Madison Square Garden last night. Theatrical and magnificent, it was KISS in their glory, fully embracing their catalog of hits with their signature moves. Gene Simmons …

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Music Changed My Life (and probably yours)

The music you listen to when you're on the cusp of adulthood shapes your future musical preferences and affects the rest of your life - at least that's what I believe. When you're trying to figure out who you are and who you want to be, the soundtrack sets the stage. When skinned knees and …

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PJ Harvey: Rid of Me (1993)

It was two years ago, November 2016 - emotions were running high and politics were at their lowest. With lyrics like “I'm gonna twist your head off, see" and “Don't you wish you never never met her", this album encapsulated feminine frustration at the political landscape. From the loud guitars coming in after the quiet whispered intro to the taunts aimed …

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