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Wednesday, September 11 2013

‘JAMerica’ Skillfully Assembles an Oral History of America’s Jam Bands

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.


Wednesday, July 17 2013

The Dead in Fine Form: ‘Grateful Dead View from the Vault Vol. III and IV’

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.


Wednesday, November 9 2011

There Is No “World Music”: A Conversation with the Grateful Dead’s Mickey Hart

About halfway into his three-decade run as a drummer in the Grateful Dead, Mickey Hart became one of the most significant figures in the music industry, despite the fact that this side of his story is still mostly unknown.


Monday, November 7 2011

‘The Grateful Dead Movie’: It Looked Like the end and Garcia and Co. Played Like It Was

With improved sound and a clearer image in Blu-Ray format, the viewer gets a stronger sense of the full majesty of musicians staring into the face of fear in an hour of darkness.


Monday, October 10 2011

Him & Her: Nicole Atkins and Mick Fleetwood

So what if it's an extended tequila commercial? The pairing is unexpected and cool.


Tuesday, September 20 2011

Grateful Dead: Europe ’72 Volume 2

On the eve of a massive Europe '72 boxed set, this primer (and sequel) doesn't quite have the spark or majesty of the original Europe '72.


Wednesday, June 23 2010

The Storyteller Speaks: Rare and Different Fictions of the Grateful Dead

As well written as the stories are, perhaps the biggest enticement for readers will be the chance to glimpse one of the longest lasting subcultures in American history.


Tuesday, March 16 2010

Dark Star Orchestra: 5 February 2010 - Chicago

Since 1997 DSO has exclusively paid tribute to the Grateful Dead, evoking the band’s spirit and live energy by recreating genuine Dead performances.


Monday, November 30 2009

Furthur Announces U.S. Tour


Wednesday, June 3 2009

Grateful Dead: To Terrapin: Hartford, ‘77

This release won't convert the non-believer, but pristine sound quality and an enthusiastic performance make it a worthy, if somewhat unnecessary, addition to the band's legacy.


Growing Up Dead by Peter Conners (Reviews) [26.Apr.09]
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