Monday, July 28 2014
Whether by chance or by careful planning, there is an observable pattern to intros and outros in albums. PopMatters breaks down 18 of them.
Thursday, July 10 2014
Silly plot aside, the real attraction to A Hard Day’s Night is the music and the way it is presented.
Wednesday, August 7 2013
Though a mixed bag, Lucy in the Mind of Lennon prompts some interesting questions about the interplay between art and scientific inquiry.
Tuesday, July 16 2013
For a story of this scope there’s neither a moment or word wasted, nor is there seemingly any stone unturned. Bravo to Shipton for not only giving us the first Nilsson biography, and maybe the only one we'll ever need.
Wednesday, July 10 2013
Help! is two films in one -- and if you can tolerate the first, you're bound to enjoy the second.
Thursday, June 20 2013
In honor of his 71st birthday, let’s sample the best of his post-Beatles work.
Wednesday, June 12 2013
You're so vain but this song is about you.
Thursday, June 14 2012
In honor of his 70th birthday, here’s a look at seven McCartney songs that deserve more attention.
Monday, June 11 2012
Some music labels aim to score the next flavor of the week; others, like Saustex in Texas, buckle down and see seminal and compelling backyard styles.
Thursday, March 15 2012
Black rock musicians like Jimi Hendrix, Sly Stone, and Arthur Lee (Love), as well as white soul musicians in the racially integrated bands playing on recordings of singers like Aretha Franklin and Wilson Pickett, existed during the '60s. So why is rock and soul so black and white?