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Wednesday, May 13 2009

Wilco - Wilco (The Album) (album stream)

Tuesday, May 5 2009

Wilco ex-member sues frontman Jeff Tweedy

Monday, May 4 2009

Just Say No to Dylan

Dylan's new album of rough-and-ready love songs, Together Through This, is proof that he needs a little nudge back onto a darker path.

Monday, April 27 2009

Wilco: Ashes of American Flags [DVD]

Released in US indie record stores before today's wider release, Ashes of American Flags is further proof that Wilco may very well be the greatest American rock band right now.

Sunday, April 26 2009

Growing Up Dead by Peter Conners

It's charming and informative to read Conners' musings on his youth, even as he tries and ultimately fails to demonstrate that it was not misspent.

Bob Dylan: Together Through Life

If older artists have a tendency to look backward and most young ‘uns to aim grasp at the future, Dylan’s gift has been to make hay of those distinctions and set himself apart from either generational trend.

Friday, April 24 2009

Forever Young: Bob Dylan’s book for Jonah

Kirby Fields shies away from adding celeb-authored books to his brand new baby's library. Until he spies "Dylan" on one very important kid-lit spine.

Tuesday, April 14 2009

The Felice Brothers: Yonder is the Clock

The Felice Brothers’ latest effort is a looser affair -- far more The Basement Tapes than Blood on the Tracks -- yet still mirrors their self-titled in both its strengths and flaws. Where’s the growth?

Waltzing with Wilco (Columns) [6.Apr.09]
Phish: The Clifford Ball [DVD] (Reviews) [26.Mar.09]
“The Dust of Rumors Covers Me” (Features) [16.Mar.09]
Phish: At the Roxy (Reviews) [24.Feb.09]
Neil Young + Wilco + Everest (Reviews) [11.Jan.09]
People Under the Stairs: Fun DMC (Reviews) [17.Dec.08]
The Best Hip-Hop of 2008 (Features) [11.Dec.08]
Phish: Walnut Creek (Reviews) [8.Sep.08]
Pete Seeger: The Power of Song (2007) (Short Ends and Leader) [6.Aug.08]
Part One: The Icons (Features) [27.Jul.08]
Bob Dylan: 1978-1989 [DVD] (Reviews) [7.Jul.08]
Surfin’ the Sound Waves (Moving Pixels) [17.Mar.08]
Which Echoes Belong? (Features) [14.Feb.08]
I’m Not There (Reviews) [21.Nov.07]
Spoon (Reviews) [18.Nov.07]
Bob Dylan: DYLAN (Reviews) [17.Oct.07]
Various Artists: This is Next (Capsule Reviews) [30.Sep.07]
Like a Boyd on a Wire (Features) [1.Aug.07]
Spoon: Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga (Reviews) [10.Jul.07]
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