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Last of the Rock Stars? An Interview With Elliott Murphy
19 Mar 2015 // 8:20 PM
As Elliot Murphy tells PopMatters, the new reimagining of his 1973 debut Aquashow may be the most profound musical adventure of his 40-plus year career yet.
Everything Has Changed, Nothing Has Changed: Music in a Post-9/11 World
2 Mar 2015 // 9:00 PM
The attacks of 9/11 may have caused a noticeable shift in the lyrical content of musicians and even sonic changes in the short term, but, in the end, normalcy finds a way to settle in.
Everyone Lost: Protest Art and the Iraq War
7 Mar 2013 // 4:30 PM
While people were killing and dying, what did it matter whether there were decent songs being sung, insightful films being produced, appropriate art being inspired? When did poetry ever stop a war?
Dylan As Text, Sub-Text, Ur-Text in 'Bob Dylan: Like a Complete Unknown'
22 Jun 2011 // 4:00 PM
This is Bob Dylan as shifting text, not just layered like pages, back or front, or over-laid like a palimpsest, but cross-wise and motile as a termite.
Bob Dylan: Shadows in the Night
3 Feb 2015 // 8:06 PM
Bob Dylan doesn’t try to compete with Sinatra -- he knows better than that. Shadows in the Night is clearly an act of love and honor.
Bob Dylan: The Basement Tapes Complete: The Bootleg Series Vol. 11
3 Nov 2014 // 8:06 PM
This massive set works as an outlier in Dylan's Bootleg Series. It lets us see Dylan exploring his relationship with music.
Sam Peckinpah's 'Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid' Is the Last Great Western
20 Mar 2015 // 4:00 AM
This is not just a great Peckinpah film, but perhaps Hollywood’s last great classic Western, a film of tremendous self-reflection and deep sadness.
Bob Dylan - "The Night We Called It a Day" (video)
2 Mar 2015 // 5:55 AM
The legendary singer/songwriter Bob Dylan gets away with murder in the old-timey noir music video of his Frank Sinatra cover "The Night We Called It a Day".
Back to the Basement With Bob Dylan
3 Nov 2014 // 8:15 AM
Taken as a single seven-hour-plus narrative told in music, the recordings bear witness to the birth of a new Dylan, one for whom songs are restless creations that gain strength with each new interpretation.
Dylan’s ‘Blood on the Tracks’ as a film? 10 albums seeking scripts
9 Apr 2012 // 1:35 AM
LOS ANGELES — A Brazilian production company has acquired the rights to Bob Dylan’s landmark 1975 album “Blood on the Tracks” for an English-language feature film,