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The Traveling Wilburys: The Traveling Wilburys Collection

The Traveling Wilburys were always the stuff of myth -- of unlikely beginnings and heroes and, yes, even transcending death through creation. Thankfully, with their work back on the shelves, they will do just that.

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13 Jun 2007 // 5:04 AM

Spoon The Underdog [MP3] from Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga on Merge       [MySpace] N.E.R.D. She Wants to

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13 Jun 2007 // 3:01 AM

Page McConnell casting about

Like George Harrison, Page McConnell was the quiet one in the quartet.

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13 May 2007 // 10:00 PM

Wilco: Sky Blue Sky

If you're prone to confusing honest musical maturity with banality, then you'll surely miss out on the treasures of Sky Blue Sky.

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13 May 2007 // 9:58 PM

Back to Basics: An Interview with Wilco

Jeff Tweedy discusses Wilco's new effort Sky Blue Sky, a back-to-basics work evoking The Basement Tapes, and the era of digital music.

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Elliott Smith: New Moon

The world of American pop is so much better for Elliott Smith. Can any of us who consider this an important thing get enough?

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2 May 2007 // 1:00 PM

Wicked Messenger: Bob Dylan and the 1960sby Mike MarquseeSeven Stories PressOctober 2005, 367 pages, $116.95 Bob Dylan has always enjoyed confounding audience expectations. During the 45 years that he’

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29 Apr 2007 // 9:01 PM

Elliott Smith High Times [MP3]       Buy at Kill Rock Stars Pre-order“New Moon contains 24 songs recorded 1994-1997, a prolific time

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26 Apr 2007 // 11:28 AM

Elk City Cherries in the Snow [MP3]       Los Cruzados [MP3]       You Got Me [MP3]  

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19 Apr 2007 // 4:17 AM

Bob Dylan has signed a multiyear deal to continue his weekly show on XM Satellite Radio. “Theme Time Radio Hour,” which airs Wednesdays at 10 a

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21 Mar 2007 // 12:00 AM

In Memoriam: Elliott Smith

PopMatters returns to era of relative innocence with a one-night-only snapshot of our era's most tortured and talented songwriter.

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Bob Dylan: Dont Look Back (1965 Tour Deluxe Edition) [DVD]

The digital remastering is noteworthy, but it’s the “65 Revisited” bonus disc that makes this an entirely necessary upgrade for Dylan fans and essential viewing for film and music aficionados alike.

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Bob Dylan: World Tour 1966: The Home Movies [DVD]

We learn perhaps too much about Jones's background, musical influences, and career. Obviously, we want more Dylan.

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28 Feb 2007 // 7:59 PM

Bob Dylan: Dont Look Back (1965 Tour Deluxe Edition) [DVD]

An intimate portrait of Bob Dylan, 40 years old.

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4 Jan 2007 // 8:00 PM

Riffing With Wilco, A Journey: Part 2 [2006 Rewind]

"I guess I’m... the band's... front man," Tweedy says. "What is that? I’m not a... leading man. No. Maybe. Maybe I'm, I'm Nels Cline's leading man."

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4 Jan 2007 // 8:00 PM

Riffing With Wilco, A Journey: Part 1 [2006 Rewind]

PopMatters' Brian Bartels escapes the hustle and bustle of NYC in an essential act of improv.

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Kill the House Lights: An Interview With Britt Daniel

Spoon's frontman explains his involvement with the new film Stranger Than Fiction and his love for an unlikely soundtrack.

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6 Dec 2006 // 8:00 PM

Phish: Colorado 88

Fairy tales, rock-star mythology, corny jokes and, occasionally, a miracle.

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Bob Dylan: Bob Dylan:1966-1978 After the Crash [DVD]

This is a fan-made product, albeit a good one, when judged against bootlegs and fanzine stuff, but judged against real documentaries, it's a bit of a drag.

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4 Sep 2006 // 11:00 PM

Bob Dylan: Modern Times

Modern Times is being universally acclaimed as a work of genius, but trying to differentiate between a solid album from an undeniable master and an undeniable masterpiece is getting into Clintonian semantics.

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St. Vincent, Beck, and More Heat Up Boston Calling on Memorial Day Weekend

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"With vibrant performances by artists including St. Vincent and TV on the Radio, the first half of the bi-annual Boston Calling Festival brought additional excitement to Memorial Day weekend.

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