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Tuesday, May 11 2010

Blood on the Tracks: The Movie

Blood on the Tracks gets the Hollywood pitch treatment.


Monday, May 10 2010

Blood on the Stage

Over the course of more than 2,000 live renditions, Bob Dylan has inserted new lyrics and rhythms in Blood on the Tracks standards that reinvent the original narratives.


Wednesday, May 5 2010

Like a Revelation: Interacting with ‘Blood on the Tracks’

Blood on the Tracks can be viewed as an early example of the potential for a record to be a piece of interactive media.


Every One of Them Words Rang True: The Defiance of Time in “Tangled Up in Blue”

The Bob Dylan who emerged from seclusion after a 1966 motorcycle crash was even more of an enigma than the one who had vanished.


Patrick Park: Come What Will

Patrick Park adheres to the "if it ain't broke, don't fix it" philosophy on his third full-length album.


Tuesday, May 4 2010

Listening to Our Parents Talking: ‘Blood on the Tracks’ and the End of Dylan’s Pastoral Fantasy

For all of Dylan's old world mythology, Blood on the Tracks sounds like a familiar account of marriage breakdown in the era of our parents.


An Ugly Album Cover at a Career and Cultural Crossroads

The Blood on the Tracks album cover is torpor masquerading as cool and a photograph disguised as a painting.


Monday, May 3 2010

Dylan’s ‘Blood on the Tracks’: Outgrowing the Grown-Up Album

A mature, self-indulgent album can make or break a career, drawing the line between over-indulgence and critical re-discovery.


Thursday, April 29 2010

Dylan, Mary Lee, and the Jack of Hearts: Completing the Break-Up in Blood on the Tracks

Blood on the Tracks progresses through a Kubler-Ross model of grief but the last stage never seems achieved within the confines of the album.


Alias Bob Dylan: Billy the Kid, the Jack of Hearts and the Return of Dylan

Dylan’s experience with Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid would prove to be a persistent influence in his ensuing mid-‘70s revival.


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My Decade in Music (Sound Affects) [18.Apr.10]
Jakob Dylan: Women + Country (Reviews) [6.Apr.10]
MiC K!ng and Chum: Flavor Ade (Capsule Reviews) [21.Mar.10]
Phoenix: Live & Unplugged (Reviews) [24.Feb.10]
Azrael #1-3 (Reviews) [8.Feb.10]
Spoon: Transference (Reviews) [17.Jan.10]
Mason Jennings: Blood of Man (Reviews) [17.Jan.10]
Old Crow Medicine Show: 19.Nov.09 -  Chicago (Notes from the Road) [7.Dec.09]
Phish: 2.Dec.09 - Madison Square Garden, New York (Notes from the Road) [3.Dec.09]
Gem Found: An Interview with Luke Franks (Sound Affects) [9.Nov.09]
Wilco: 19 October 2009 - UIC Pavilion, Chicago (Notes from the Road) [29.Oct.09]
Bob Dylan: Christmas in the Heart (Reviews) [18.Oct.09]
The Messengers (Columns) [11.Oct.09]
Jay Brannan: In Living Cover (Capsule Reviews) [20.Aug.09]
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