Sunday, January 4 2009
A top-notch intro to CBGB's... from a German TV documentary? Gabba Gabba Hey!
Monday, September 22 2008
Funny how the best moments on Verlaine's early solo albums sound the least like Marquee Moon. Intriguing portraits of a brilliant artist in transition, but fans only need apply.
Friday, August 8 2008
As much as Steven Sebring's documentary reveals of Patti Smith, it never tries to define her or even make her its only focus.
Wednesday, April 26 2006
As a poet, Tom Verlaine is a guitarist.
As a guitarist, Tom Verlaine is a poet. We have known this ever since his band Television issued "Little Johnny Jewel" as a two-sided single in 1975.