Wednesday, April 3 2013
Promisingly, their fourth album boosts aggression, their finest quality, while it tempers the menace of what remain nearly unparalleled presentations of a bold update of venerable '60s sounds on their first albums.
Monday, April 4 2011
“Wang Dang Doodle”, one of the hardest-rocking tracks on Rocking Chair, celebrates extreme, even violent pleasure. Howlin' Wolf sings it with gusto, but he actually hated the song.
Tuesday, September 28 2010
Friday, June 4 2010
Tuesday, April 28 2009
Wednesday, April 22 2009
Thursday, June 19 2008
Ultimately, what I am trying to say is this: The Dead can be appreciated -- indeed, probably must be appreciated -- as a kind of continuing, evolving, shifty performance of “The Grateful Dead”.
Thursday, February 22 2007
It's authentic, outlaw, acid-fried, good times rock and roll and it might just be some of the most quintessentially American music anyone ever made.
Thursday, September 21 2006
For the Deadhead completist, this may make the DVD a worthwhile addition to their library. For everyone else, it’s useful only as an example of arrogance run wild.