Wednesday, June 11 2014
As the cynosure of the counterculture, Eve Babitz knew everybody worth knowing; slept with everybody worth sleeping with and better still, made herself felt in every encounter.
Sunday, June 9 2013
"There are things known. There are things unknown. And in between are the Doors."
Wednesday, May 22 2013
Ray Manzarek left his handiwork all over several of the more resilient and extraordinary songs from one of the enduring American bands.
Wednesday, August 24 2011
In the wake of Amy Winehouse's death, record industry types and music journalists dusted off their Rock 'n' Roll 101 handbooks, revisiting the chapter on how to report on a Young Rock Star's death. Has it been handled any differently this time around than in the past?
Thursday, April 1 2010
Monday, May 7 2007
If the first two Doors albums are drugs, they’d be of the decidedly psychedelic variety; the next couple are a dangerous cocktail of amphetamines and Quaaludes. Morrison Hotel is beer: authentic, unfiltered, as American as it gets. L.A. Woman manages to be all of the above.