Wednesday, July 23 2014
Ten years after the release of A Ghost Is Born, the songs still just aren't there.
Wednesday, October 9 2013
Jonathan Lethem's family saga, Dissident Gardens, recalls Saul Bellow or Philip Roth’s urban intellectuals battling Jewish angst.
Wednesday, September 11 2013
The jam band scene may be one of the most diverse in the US, though many tend to paint Disco Biscuits with the Grateful Dead's brush. This volume clears some of that up.
Tuesday, August 27 2013
Phish aftershow parties have become something of a cottage industry in recent years and Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe is one of the best outfits on the planet for such duty.
Tuesday, August 20 2013
Here in Tahoe, fans find the Meter Men at Harrah’s for an aftershow party right across the street from tonight’s Phish show - “#winning”, as Charlie Sheen would say.
Friday, July 26 2013
Dreadful wind and rain define a recent Phish gig in Wantagh, NY as fans mull the band's standing and purpose in 2013.
Wednesday, July 17 2013
Fans of the Grateful Dead all have their favorite era, but in 1987 and 1990, the San Francisco outfit was playing some of the best shows of its career. These two volumes are proof positive of that.
Thursday, June 13 2013
On the opening night of the 2013 Nelsonville Music Festival, several attendees reported seeing a meteor or fireball in the sky.
Wednesday, May 29 2013
On the heels of his sixth solo studio album, it's time to take a look at why Yeezy remains relevant, and why his antics, obnoxious as they can be, never grow old.
Tuesday, May 21 2013
The foremost virtue on each of these albums -- musically, lyrically, and especially vocally -- is Forbert’s exuberance, the unabashed joy of discovery he makes palpable on nearly every one of the tracks here.