It’s been a while since I’ve been here, so I thought I might remind myself what Raised on the Radio is to me.

Hello Friends, Many moons ago I had an idea. This idea was based on the fact, the assumption, that there were more people like me - as far as music tastes go - than the growth of mediocre pop music would suggest. My idea was to create a space that celebrated the music of my … Continue reading It’s been a while since I’ve been here, so I thought I might remind myself what Raised on the Radio is to me.

There Must Be Some Misunderstanding – How a Missing Genesis Album was Eclipsed by Van Halen

This week's Raised on the Radio Guest Post, is by Doug Foster. Doug and I go waaaay back and I am thrilled to have him on Raised on the Radio. Please click this link to read this post about love and loss and Van Halen,  There Must Be Some Misunderstanding As much as I have … Continue reading There Must Be Some Misunderstanding – How a Missing Genesis Album was Eclipsed by Van Halen

Deep Sleep: In Remembrance of DEVO’s Bob 2

Unlike he, I had by then passed the Bauhaus test, you see. Having previously purchased, initially hated, then grown to respect and finally admire their seminal album “Mask,” I was already well versed in the true nature, flavor and potential of what would eventually be coined as “alternative music.” My little brother, however, had no … Continue reading Deep Sleep: In Remembrance of DEVO’s Bob 2

Duran Duran Made Me Hungry like A Wolf For A Second British Invasion

They weren't as talented or even as wary of what was happening as their British forerunners, The Beatles, but Duran Duran changed music in so many different ways in the early 1980s, that even the most hardened music snobs acknowledge their impact. The five art school fashion plates who intentionally presented style over substance are … Continue reading Duran Duran Made Me Hungry like A Wolf For A Second British Invasion