Ryan Reed is a freelance music / pop culture journalist / editor. Besides Diffuser.fm, he currently contributes to Rolling Stone, Paste, Billboard, eMusic, The Phoenix, Metro Pulse, Blurt, Relix, American Songwriter, and many other outlets. He's also an adjunct English and Communications professor. When he's not writing or teaching, he's probably recording his own music, record shopping, playing with his Brittany Spaniel (Tegan), eating copious amounts of chicken wings, or drinking girly beverages.
How ‘Dear Mr. Fantasy’ Become Traffic’s ‘Milestone’ Song
"I knew it wasn't just a good piece or a good track for a record."
Fleetwood Mac Set List Primer: 5 Rare Songs From New Tour
To get all fans on the same page, let's recap the five rarest rarities from the band's current tour.
Why Genesis Started Writing Shorter Songs: Exclusive Interview
As Phil Collins took over for singer Peter Gabriel, Genesis shifted toward more concise, radio-friendly singles.