Don't discount the power of radio, or at least, don't in Tim Sweeney's case. The New Yorker started Beats in Space, his now famous WNYU radio show, in the late '90s, and has since developed a fanatical global following of dance music aficionados. His weekly broadcasts offer concise snapshots of diff ... More >>
Green Day's American Idiot (The Musical) Wednesday, June 13, 2012 The Orpheum Theatre Better than: Bitching about people who are making something new. There are two kinds of people in the punk world: Those who think the members of Green Day were sellouts for turning their heart-shaped-hand-grenad ... More >>
Billie Joe ArmstrongFirst it was an album. Then it was a musical at Berkeley Rep. Then it was a Broadway musical. Soon, Green Day's American Idiot will be a film. And no one other than Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong -- Rodeo native, ex-snotty Berkeley punk, and ridiculously talented ... More >>
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