Sean Neumann

Objectively Correct Lists

The Top 25 WWE Entrance Songs of All Time

As ‘Monday Night RAW’ celebrates its 25th anniversary, we count down the 25 best wrestler themes.
Sean Neumann
TV Week

How the Music Supervisor for ‘The O.C.’ and ‘Gossip Girl’ Changed the Game for Indie Rock

Grammy-nominated Alexandra Pastavas and her soundtracks for 'The O.C.,' 'Gossip Girl,' 'Grey's Anatomy,' and more helped launch artists' careers and shaped the music taste of a generation.
Sean Neumann
Deep Ass Questions

Why Did Colonel Sanders Press 30,000 Copies of a Children’s Mandolin Record?

In 1966, the KFC founder spent tens of thousands of dollars to fund a record by a children’s Christian mandolin band, but where did all the copies go?
Sean Neumann
Scene Reports

The Punk Scene in Springfield Takes Its DIY Culture Seriously (with Some Goofiness)

In rural Illinois lies a vibrant scene that is constantly finding new ways to stay fun.
Sean Neumann

The Secret Side of Nnamdi Ogbonnaya, Chicago’s Weirdest Musician

The eccentric multi-instrumentalist took a confidently goofy approach to songwriting on his new album, 'Drool.'
Sean Neumann
Under the Covers

The Wilco Towers: How ‘Yankee Hotel Foxtrot’ Redefined the Chicago Skyline

The story behind the band's most celebrated album echoes the city's own architectural renaissance.
Sean Neumann
Under the Covers

Emo Tourism: How the American Football House Became One of Music’s Biggest Landmarks

The iconic spot at 704 W. High St has an oddly rich history in Urbana, IL.
Sean Neumann