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Revolutionary Poet: Bob Dylan Upended Foundations of Pop With His Literate Lyrics

Bob Dylan opened the doors of what was possible in popular music with his 1965 single "Like a Rolling Stone".

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4 Oct 2016 // 2:30 AM

Phish: Big Boat

On their 13th official studio album, Phish continue to mature as a band while still keeping things fresh, surprising and funky.

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12 Sep 2016 // 2:30 AM

Wilco: Schmilco

On their tenth studio album, Wilco dial down the noise but remain compelling, edgy and tuneful.

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The Traveling Wilburys: The Traveling Wilburys Collection

The fact that the Traveling Wilburys even happened is what will be remembered most about the group, less so the songs they wrote together.

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“I Had to Step Up My Game”: An Interview with Nels Cline of Wilco

In a candid interview with PopMatters, Nels Cline discusses his new double album, why it took a quarter of a century to come to fruition, and his role in the ever-evolving Wilco.

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Pink Talking Fish Take San FranPhishco

Pink Talking Fish mix the repertoires of Phish, Pink Floyd and the Talking Heads. Now they’re boldly joining the Phish aftershow party cottage industry.

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25 Jul 2016 // 2:00 PM

Atmosphere - “Ringo” (Singles Going Steady)

Atmosphere captures the humor and pathos of just trying to succeed when the deck is always stacked against you.

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The 100 Greatest Alternative Singles of the ‘90s - Part 3 (60 - 41)

The third part of our examination of the 100 Greatest Alternative Singles of the '90s, including Sonic Youth, Primal Scream, Garbage, Pixies and more.

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20 May 2016 // 8:44 AM

Bob Dylan: Fallen Angels

Fallen Angels is a touching tribute to Dylan’s continued passion for music, his love of performing and a celebration of some damn good songs.

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4 Mar 2016 // 3:05 AM

Spoon: Gimme Fiction

Ten years later, an adored band's mid-career triumph is again celebrated.

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Elliott Smith: Heaven Adores You

Rarities, live tracks and well-known favourites come together on the soundtrack to the latest documentary of Elliott Smith's stellar career.

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Bob Dylan Deserves Another Look Back

D.A. Pennebaker's Dylan documentary, Dont Look Back, still feels amazingly fresh and experimental.

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Trey Anastasio Band Ignites in the City of Angels

Trey Anastasio Band tours seem to give the red-headed virtuoso a way to stay musically active and keep his chops up while challenging himself in a different way.

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Bob Dylan: The Bootleg Series Vol. 12: The Cutting Edge 1965–1966

Bob Dylan opens the vault to his most important period, the golden age that produced his three greatest albums.

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Vermont Jamrock Titans Phish Deliver Another Festival for the Ages

The consistent strength of each set at Magnaball in addition to a number of memorable jams suggests that Phish is indeed a band still on a career ascension.

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Watkins Family Hour Stroll Down ‘Highway 61 Revisited’ at Lincoln Center (Photos)

Lincoln Center and Americanafest NYC welcomed the Watkins Family Hour for a special performance of Bob Dylan's Highway '61 Revisited.

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The Forecastle Festival: Louisville, KY (Day One)

Sam Smith blows the crowd away at a busy, memorable opening day of Forecastle 2015.

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It’s a Political World in ‘Korvac Saga #2’

As I'm reading this issue of Korvac Saga I keep hearing Bob Dylan's Oh Mercy album playing in my head. Like a soundtrack.

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21 Jul 2015 // 2:30 AM

Wilco: Star Wars

Saying "What's more fun than a surprise?" Wilco drops their shortest, barest album in their career, and it feels fresh and new.

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Elliott Smith’s Story Gets Due Respect in ‘Heaven Adores You’

Rejecting the narrative of tragedy so often imposed on the life of Elliott Smith, Heaven Adores You celebrates the life and art of one of modern music's most revered figures.

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Oz Is Not Down Under As Everyone Thinks It Is

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"Frank L. Baum's Oz isn't in the land of Aussies, as one might think, but in a far more magical setting.

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