Articles tagged beatles

The Black Angels: Indigo Meadow

Promisingly, their fourth album boosts aggression, their finest quality, while it tempers the menace of what remain nearly unparalleled presentations of a bold update of venerable '60s sounds on their first albums.

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Pipes You See, Pipes You Don’t: Lost in the Pancakes

It sounds like the Beatles piano-driven tracks, and is that ever a bad thing?

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The Farewell Drifters: Yellow Tag Mondays

These guys don't do angst, and they don't wear overalls.

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Koes Plus: Dheg Dheg Plas & Volume 2

A valuable introduction to the early years of Koes Plus.

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John Meeks Shows Off His Noir Side on ‘Old Blood’

Don't let the man's tender tenor fool you: he's got a dark side. And the juxtaposition of the sweetness and menace are part of what makes the music so compelling.

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The Beatles on Record (videos)

A wonderfully produced documentary on the most important recorded legacy of popular music.

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20 Beatles Buried Treasures

A list of the nearest things in the most overexposed catalogue in the history of popular music to “deep tracks”.

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‘Beatles: Rock Band’ will please please you; on flip side, it’s too short

“The Beatles: Rock Band” brings the band’s music to life in a novel way. You have to perform to hear the music, and this

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6 Apr 2009 // 3:41 AM

Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr sang “With a Little Help From My Friends” into the same microphone as part of their most significant collaboration in

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Please Please Me: Sixties British Pop, Inside Out by Gordon Thompson

This book is one of the most thorough, as well as one of the most entertaining and engaging, treatises on the topic yet written.

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Jason Falkner: Bedtime With The Beatles Part Two

Billed as for sending young ears off to dreamland, Jason Falkner's brilliant reimagining of classic Beatles songs proves pleasant for infants and insomniacs alike.

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Mike McCartney launches “Liverpool Life” photography exhibit at Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Mike McCartney, younger brother of Sir Paul McCartney and photographer extraordinaire, unveiled his photography exhibit “Liverpool Life” at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

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8 Apr 2008 // 9:59 PM

Composing The Beatles Songbook

The ghost in the Beatles musical machine is the personalities of the "something-extra" in their performance that resists transference to others.

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20 Nov 2007 // 8:29 AM

Among other accomplishments, it’s often claimed that the Beatles made the first music videos. Even before the band stopped performing live, it was filmed

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Psst, Be-a-tlemaniac: Finally, ‘Help!’ is on the way

Beatlemaniacs will, of course, rush out to see Julie Taymor’s ‘60s fantasia “Across the Universe” when it opens in local theaters. Bono as Dr.

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1 Aug 2007 // 5:16 AM

I don’t know how to put an exact value on the Beatles’ 1967 song “All You Need Is Love.” I do know it’s more

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30 Jul 2007 // 12:04 AM

LIVERPOOL, England—It was John Lennon’s street, but Paul McCartney’s song. “Penny Lane” was released as a single 40 years ago, and it heralded

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Reflections of a Renaissance Man: An Interview with Paul McCartney

From Astaire to T-Pain, from Little Richard to de Kooning, McCartney talks to PopMatters and covers it all, including his uncertainty about what kind of send-off he'd like.

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6 Jun 2007 // 4:41 AM

The fact that an ex-Beatle would ditch the major label factory to pact with the world’s biggest coffee shop is definitely a sign o’

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‘Sgt. Pepper’ at 40: Still the brightest jewel in the band’s crown?

Pardon the obvious start, but it can’t be helped: It was 40 years ago today Sgt. Pepper taught the band to play. And ever since,

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Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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