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Wednesday, January 26 2011

Iron & Wine: Kiss Each Other Clean

Iron & Wine's major-label debut might have a sexy title, but it’s just a little too effete to be the great pop record it really should be.


Friday, January 7 2011

Counterbalance No. 15: Van Morrison’s ‘Astral Weeks’

Van Morrison ventured in the slipstream between the viaducts of your dreams with his 1968 LP Astral Weeks and made it to Number 15 on the List. Klinger and Mendelsohn recount the journey in this latest installment of Counterbalance.


Sunday, April 18 2010

Greil Marcus on Van Morrison: When That Rough God Goes Riding

This is the story of a burly monk in shades, of flesh chasing the divine, of a voice ecstatic in southern blues and gospel and Celtic mysticism.


Monday, April 6 2009

Waltzing with Wilco

As any experienced concert-goer knows, a lively audience can mean the difference between a lackluster event and a memorable night. Sometimes, it’s more important than the band's actual performance.


Sunday, February 22 2009

Van Morrison: Astral Weeks Live at the Hollywood Bowl

Perhaps this burdened generation will find some of the hope they are desperately seeking in this reconstruction of a classic record.


Tuesday, November 25 2008

Day Two: From Jimi Hendrix to the Rolling Stones

The last quintet of choices show how the blues reclaimed its basis for a dozen hard rock hymns, argued for the importance of following one's singer/songwriter muse, and proved that not every significant sound coming out of the UK was Beatle-based.


Monday, November 10 2008

Van Morrison ventures into the mystic once more


Tuesday, September 2 2008

Ageless Van Morrison still rocks me down to my soul


Wednesday, April 2 2008

Van Morrison: Keep It Simple

Van Morrison takes us on the simple route to salvation.


Van Morrison: Still On Top (Reviews) [10.Jan.08]
Van Morrison: Pay the Devil (Reviews) [7.May.06]
Van Morrison: Astral Weeks (Reviews) [23.Jun.04]
Van Morrison: Down the Road (Reviews) [11.Jun.02]
The Last Waltz (2002) (Reviews) [18.Apr.02]
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