Monday, July 21 2008
Tony Palmer's compelling yet frustrating 15-hour television series on the history of popular music, originally broadcast in the 1970s, finally sees a DVD release.
Wednesday, April 23 2008
Beatles covers redone as unabashed pop fluff, somehow retaining the original songs' rigidity in the process.
Thursday, April 3 2008
Monday, March 31 2008
Thursday, March 27 2008
Monday, March 24 2008
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.
Sunday, October 28 2007
In spite of some troubling, reactionary views, the late MacDonald's song-by-song analysis of the Fabs' music remains a Top Five acquisition.
Monday, September 17 2007
Tony Palmer's 1968 made-for-BBC "masterpiece" looks decidedly more suspect today.
Monday, July 16 2007
Music truly is the universal language. The best songs of protest are passed around, from movement-to-movement, era-to-era; its singers gaining multilingual fluency along the way.