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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.


Tuesday, November 15 2011

Warren Haynes: 17 October 2011 - Chicago

I expected the performance of the Warren Haynes Band at the Vic Theatre to be good. I did not expect it to be one of the best displays of musical mastery and performative passion I have ever seen.


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.


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.


Thursday, June 17 2010

The Road Goes on Forever and the Party Never Ends: An Interview with Widespread Panic

Becoming CNN's house band? Giving away all their touring profits while garnering their best chart position ever? Having a safeword for the band? Widespread Panic's John Bell talks about the fantastic, non-stop, and sometimes downright surreal life that the Panic has lived the past 25 years.


Monday, June 9 2008

The Shredder Cometh: An Interview with Tim Reynolds

Guitarist Tim Reynolds has recently joined Dave Matthews Band on the road and in the studio for the first time since 1998. Last week, Reynolds spoke with PopMatters' Robert Costa in an exclusive backstage interview to talk about DMB and his own band TR3.


Tuesday, March 11 2008

Tea Leaf Green + Blue Turtle Seduction

The heirs to San Francisco’s jamrock crown, Tea Leaf Green, honor the past by using their influences as a launch pad to boldly explore new sonic territory.


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