Author: RockCandy

Unsung Heroes

Episode 169: Frankie Knuckles – It’s Donuts!

In the ashes of Disco came the beginning of electronic music as we knew it with House music. And Frankie Knuckles was one of its founding fathers, using his passion and inspiration to mix songs in ways that had never been heard before. He never wanted the party to stop and as long as he […]

Bad Reputation

Episode 167: Annie Lennox Part 1 – I Am Girl

Annie Lennox did not become an icon overnight. It took a lot of hard work and trudging through the BS to get where she is today. And don’t get it twisted, just because she grew up with a classically trained background, that doesn’t mean she didn’t have the desire to jump into the pop world […]

Who's That Girl?

Episode 166: Lita Ford – Oh No

Many refer to her as the Queen of Metal, and for good reason. Lita Ford got her start in music as a member of the iconic Runaways back in the 70’s. They may have only lasted a few years, but it was the education of a lifetime. Afterwards Lita would build herself a solo career […]

Unknown Pleasures

Episode 165: Death – Cigarette Butt On Wheels

Not the punk band, we’ve told their story already. This time we’re bringing you the story of the most influential, yet under-celebrated bands in metal, Death! Mainly the only consistent member, Chuck Schuldiner. Hear about his childhood and how he would become a non-stop creative force to change the face of the metal scene going […]

Bad Reputation

Episode 162: Slayer Part 1 – Something About Daves

This week we are kicking off Metal MAYhem month with another member of the legendary Big 4- SLAYER! These 4 dudes look to the outside world like chaotic Satanists trying to take over the world, one innocent child at a time. But in reality, that couldn’t be further from the truth. Here we have 4 […]

Unsung Heroes

Episode 161: Disco Part 2 – Adult Sanctioned Fire

This week is the end of Disco. Or is it? We go in depth with some of the main factors that attributed to the fall of disco- from the commercialization to over-saturation in the media all the way to the infamous Disco Demolition night. Along the way we meet some more fun staples of disco […]

Unsung Heroes

Episode 160: Disco Part 1 – NeverEnding Hustle

Welcome to the first half of our story of the phenomenon known as Disco music. A genre that has been unfairly panned in the past and has recently been getting a revisit to see just how wrong everyone was about it. Here we’ll talk about Disco’s rise – from it’s roots in Motown, jazz, and […]