Friday, October 17 2014
Rhino’s seven CD retrospective box set Soundtracks covers off the bulk of Ry Cooder’s ‘80s film work. Interesting and varied, this is a worthy re-issue.
Monday, October 10 2011
A patriarch of Americana continues to exemplify the art of telling the truth.
Monday, March 23 2009
In Part Two of our look at the most memorable films of 1999, we experience music, foul-mouthed mayhem, and a late, great auteur's final cinematic statement.
Thursday, December 18 2008
PopMatters presents our 60 best albums of 2008, highlighted by the return of British trip-hop legends and some infectious American indie rock by way of the Cascade Mountains.
Tuesday, November 18 2008
Listening to UFO as a whole over a steady period reveals its final strength: It's definitely an album, not just a sturdy hodgepodge.
Thursday, October 30 2008
At Carnegie Hall staunchly carries with it the brand characteristics that launched this cultural exchange.
Wednesday, March 28 2007
On his latest album, global producer and cultural resurrectionist Ry Cooder is influenced by another great and important artist: himself.