Wednesday, September 4 2013
Songwriter Bill Janovitz follows up his examination of Exile on Mainstreet with an expansive analysis of the legendary bad boys band.
Thursday, July 18 2013
There's much to cherish in the Stones' '80s oeuvre, maligned though it may be
Wednesday, May 4 2011
Does any single figure loom as large over an art form as Robert Johnson? This is exciting, joyful noise, brimming with purpose and ingenuity, fun and frightening, enigmatic and awe-inspiring.
Monday, April 11 2011
“Little Baby”, penned by Willie Dixon, is a well-crafted, catchy pop tune with clever lyrics, and Howlin’ Wolf sounds like he’s having a great time with it. You’d never guess that his partnership with its writer was so fraught with anger and resentment.
Wednesday, March 16 2011
Music geeks are salivating at the prospect of these five upcoming music documentaries.
Wednesday, February 23 2011
A subgenre has emerged that should placate memoirphobes and please memoirfiles: the artist-teacher memoir.
Tuesday, November 23 2010
Because Keith Richards lived the book he’s written, he’s written a book that lives on.
Tuesday, August 10 2010
By exiling themselves to small-town America's "Main Street", the Rolling Stones began serving up a rich, steamy gumbo of sounds they certainly didn't invent, but undeniably put their stamp upon.
Tuesday, August 3 2010
Is there anything left to discover about the World's Greatest Rock 'n Roll Band?
Thursday, August 28 2008
As Frank’s films reveal, a lack of access to avant-garde cinema is a collective denial of a vital part of our selves.