Interest: 1970s


Rock Cellar Magazine
July 1, 2022
‘Minions: The Rise of Gru’ is for Kids — but its Soundtrack of ’70s Covers from Indie Stars is for Everyone Else (Listen)

If you breathe air and are living on Planet Earth, you’re no doubt aware that Minions: The Rise of Gru crashed into movie theaters today, July 1, primed for a...


Rock Cellar Magazine
May 20, 2022
Out Now: Train Re-Emerges with ‘AM Gold,’ Coasting on Throwback Vibes and ‘Yacht Rock’ Style (Listen)

Over the years, multiplatinum pop/rock band Train has dabbled in all sides of the pop realm — and the group’s latest album, AM Gold, fully goes in. Released today, May...


Rock Cellar Magazine
May 19, 2022
Diana Ross and Tame Impala “Turn Up the Sunshine” with Disco-Glam Lead Single from ‘Minions: The Rise of Gru’

On July 1, the Minions will return to theaters yet again in Minions: The Rise of Gru, a new chapter in the ongoing film series chronicling the beloved (or hated!)...


Rock Cellar Magazine
April 14, 2022
One-Hit Wonder … Or Not? A Chat with Peter Beckett of Player (1977’s No. 1 Hit “Baby Come Back”)

In our newest One-Hit Wonder … Or Not? entry, vocalist/songwriter Peter Beckett of the band Player discusses “Baby Come Back,” which hit No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 after its release in...


Rock Cellar Magazine
June 30, 2021
Barry Goudreau’s Big ’70s Rock Sound Blasts Off on ‘The Road,’ His New Album with the Engine Room (Q&A)

In a departure from his blues rock-laden debut album with Engine Room, Barry Goudreau’s new record The Road, which was released in March, harkens back largely to the big, sweeping...


Rock Cellar Magazine
May 13, 2021
Don Letts Q&A: English Filmmaker/DJ/Legend on New Memoir, His Journey and Distinctive Worldview, the Clash and Beyond

Don Letts was at the epicenter of the punk rock explosion in late-1970s London, as the manager of the King’s Road shop Acme Attraction and as a DJ at the...


Rock Cellar Magazine
May 11, 2021
St. Vincent Shares Funky “Down” Music Video; ‘Daddy’s Home’ Album Out 5/14

This Friday, May 14, St. Vincent will release her anticipated new album, Daddy’s Home — which, so far, has proven to be decidedly heavy on style and throwback vibes. The...


Rock Cellar Magazine
April 22, 2021
Rest in Peace Les McKeown, Singer of the Bay City Rollers: 1955-2021

Les McKeown, the lead singer of Scottish pop/rock band Bay City Rollers during the group’s peak in the 1970s, has passed away at the age of 65. McKeown’s social media...


Rock Cellar Magazine
April 7, 2021
Transport Back to the ’70s in St. Vincent’s Trippy New Video for ‘The Melting of the Sun’

We’re a little over a month away from the release of Daddy’s Home, the new album from St. Vincent, and the build-up thus far has found Annie Clark quite busy...


Rock Cellar Magazine
April 5, 2021
Watch St. Vincent Turn Back the Clock to Perform ‘Pay Your Way in Pain’ and ‘The Melting of the Sun’ on ‘SNL’

The aesthetic surrounding Annie Clark (a.k.a. the genre-defying St. Vincent) and her upcoming album, Daddy’s Home, is one of vintage vibes with an underlying darkness — and that’s precisely what...