Monday, March 2 2009
Friday, December 5 2008
Thursday, November 20 2008
The potential breakthrough and the impending breakup, the final side celebrates the Beatles' artistic experimentation -- and the creative contradictions that signaled their eventual end.
Wednesday, November 19 2008
It's back to basics once again as the band finds the musical muscle memory to mesh all their influences into seven sensational tracks.
Tuesday, November 18 2008
It's the Beatles 'unplugged' -- from stardom, from pressures, from the friendship that held them together -- while simultaneously reaching inward and outward.
Monday, November 17 2008
It's all guitars and good times as the Fab Four rediscover the joys of jamming -- as well as the hidden pain and problems poised to tear them apart.
Sunday, November 16 2008
In the first day of PopMatters' week-long celebration of the 40th anniversary of the Beatles' self-titled double album, Bill Gibron and Zeth Lundy discuss the record's importance and impact, and why it continues to resonate within popular culture some four decades later.
Thursday, January 24 2008
The last few years have seen some mind-blowing DVD repackaging of a wide variety of musically projects. 2007 is the best yet.
Tuesday, January 1 2008
Taken together, Help! and The McCartney Years, show the breadth of an artist's career, warts and all. Few have lived a life as well-documented or as successful as Paul McCartney.
Tuesday, December 4 2007
Christmas Songs is refuge from the bombast of the season, a perfectly subtle slice of Heaven.