Wednesday, December 11 2013
It takes a complex writer to capture the complexity of Roger Waters, and to shine light on what we admire and dislike about this musical genius.
Sunday, October 2 2011
Dave Thompson (Your Pretty Face is Going to Hell: The Dangerous Glitter of David Bowie, Iggy Pop, and Lou Reed) knows his glitter, and he leaves no rhinestone unturned, here.
Thursday, August 4 2011
If you gave poet and mystic William Blake access to some electric guitars, the result would have sounded a lot like Patti Smith. Dave Thompson tells this story with a special focus on the height of her career in the '70s.
Thursday, January 7 2010
However unbalanced they may have seemed from time to time, these artists' interactions were definitely mutual exchanges.
Sunday, July 5 2009
Thompson writes of that singular year when punk when was really fresh, and only a select few, himself included, were on the scene when it was conceived.