Sunday, April 26 2009
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.
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
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.
Wednesday, April 15 2009
Tuesday, April 14 2009
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?
Monday, April 6 2009
If, as Kris Kristofferson said of Bob Dylan, "The guy's got so many sides he's round", this new DVD release shows what it's like to be in Dylan's orbit.
As any experienced concert-goer knows, a lively audience can mean the difference between a lackluster event and a memorable night. Sometimes, it’s more important than the band's actual performance.
Thursday, March 26 2009
A lavish seven-disc package presents all six sets of Phish's first major festival event.
Wednesday, March 18 2009
Monday, March 16 2009
Cryptic hints and odd rumors ramping up to a bizarre, rushed release. When you think about it in the context of Bob Dylan, maybe it isn’t so unusual after all.