Tuesday, August 30 2011
Remember Tina Turner? In Pherone, creator Viktor Kalvachev delivers a tale every bit as powerful and evocative as Tina's eclipsing of the abusive Ike Turner.
Tuesday, November 24 2009
On the eve of Tina Turner's 70th birthday, PopMatters salutes the 25th anniversary of Private Dancer. Join us as we celebrate the making of a modern classic while David Bowie, Nona Hendryx, Janelle Monáe, Bryan Adams, and more than 20 artists and producers pay tribute to the girl form Nutbush who conquered the world stage.
Tuesday, February 24 2009
Thursday, January 8 2009
There's nothing truly wrong with Tina! -- it's just that the Acid Queen deserves better than this.
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.
Thursday, December 13 2007
Monday, December 10 2007
In spite of the perception of jazz as an increasingly niche market, the year's best show a style of music that remains ever youthful in its exploration of new territories, expanding its diversity and range of expression.
Thursday, October 11 2007
Definitive in nearly every possible way, The Ike and Tina Turner Story is the exclamation point on an act that bridged together rock and soul.
Wednesday, October 3 2007
The great jazz pianist, with Wayne Shorter at his elbow and a list of sympathetic guest singers, makes a stunning Joni Mitchell tribute.