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Features

Monday, March 22 2010

December Boys: On Life and Alex Chilton

Alex Chilton spent his musical life testing the limits of his enormous gifts and the patience of his devoted fans. He was a conflicted artist, equally talented and mistrusting of his talents. Music came easily, so he made it harder.


Thursday, March 18 2010

"I'm in Love with That Song": Remembering Alex Chilton

It's impossible with Chilton's music to not become personally engulfed; it's impossible to not feel an impenetrable attachment to it. The quintessential outsider, his music spoke to generations of fans who encapsulate those wrangled emotions.


Reviews

Thursday, April 5 2012

Alex Chilton: Free Again: The 1970 Sessions

Free Again: The 1970 Sessions shows Chilton working in top form in a wide variety of genres; it’s as good as anything Chilton recorded


Saturday, December 31 1994

Alex Chilton: Set


Blogs

Tuesday, March 23 2010

The Replacements: In Love with Alex Chilton’s Song

I have to confess, I’m not too familiar with the musical oeuvre of the recently-passed Alex Chilton. Most of what I know about the


Thursday, March 18 2010

Rock Hard, Chilton

I'm very sad to read that Alex Chilton is dead. His music has given me as much comfort as just about anybody I can think


Thursday, March 18 2010

Alex Chilton R.I.P. (1950 - 2010)

Man, the American rock and roll scene just got discernibly smaller. I’ll defer to the bigger Big Star fans (of whom there are many)


News

Monday, March 22 2010

A bittersweet chorus at SXSW: 24th annual fest concludes with moving tribute to Alex Chilton

AUSTIN, Texas — The 24th annual South by Southwest Music Conference began somberly Wednesday as word spread throughout this gathering of 13,000 artists and industry professionals that


Wednesday, March 17 2010

RIP Alex Chilton, American Music Man

AUSTIN, Texas — I was supposed to go out and hear some music. I didn't know if it would be some clanging revelation, a sound I'd


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