Why 1984 Was Pop Music’s Best Year Ever

Why 1984 Was Pop Music’s Best Year Ever

If the dystopian warnings in George Orwell's visionary novel Nineteen Eighty-Four hadn't entirely come to pass, there was plenty of alienation, disillusionment and despair to go around in 1984.
Foo Fighters performs at the 9:30 Club in Washington D.C.

Hear Foo Fighters' Washington, D.C., Inspired 'Feast and the Famine' Song

On the second episode of HBO’s Sonic Highways, Dave Grohl heads to America’s capital to hang with the likes of Ian MacKaye and Bad Brains. What came out of the sessions at nearby Arlington, Virginia's Inner Ear Studio was a punchy, classic Foos-sounding rocker called “The Feast and the Famine.”

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