Switchfoot's frontman and main songwriter on what inspires the songs and how he got the freedom to say exactly what he means.
Chris and his wife Tina were the rhythm section for Talking Heads when they formed The Tom Tom Club. "Genius of Love" was their blockbuster, but David Byrne only mentioned it once.
Scaramouch, a hoople and a superhero soundtrack - see if you can spot the real Queen stories.
An interview with Dr. John Covach, music professor at the University of Rochester whose free online courses have become wildly popular.
U2, Carly Simon, Joanna Newsom, Brian Wilson and Fiona Apple have all gone to Van Dyke Parks to make their songs exceptional.
Beef with Bon Jovi? An unfortunate Spandex period? See if you can spot the true stories in this Metallica version of Fact or Fiction.