Jethro Tull
Features // 4 Articles
Columns // 4 Articles
Reviews // 10 Articles
Blogs // 2 Articles
Media // 1 Articles
//Features

Looking Back (and Forward) on Jethro Tull's 'Thick As a Brick'
12 Mar 2013 // 5:20 PM

Groundbreaking in its form, length, packaging, lyrics, and concept, the work remains one of the most significant and beloved albums of its genre 40 years onward.

Still "Outside the Accepted Framework": An Interview with Jethro Tull's Ian Anderson
5 Jun 2012 // 5:00 PM

In 1972, Jethro Tull's "Thick as a Brick" took ambitious prog rock to the top of the charts. Forty years on, frontman Ian Anderson means to do it all over again and discusses his plans with PopMatters.

//Columns

Jethro Tull: Back to Basics (Sort Of)
19 Mar 2015 // 8:30 PM

After the back-to-back-to-back brilliance of their previous three albums, a letdown seemed inevitable; amazingly, Ian Anderson & Co. raised the bar, instead.

Wond'ring Aloud: A Conversation with Jethro Tull's Ian Anderson
7 Aug 2014 // 8:30 PM

As the creative mastermind behind Jethro Tull, Ian Anderson is often considered one of the most distinct musicians of the past 50 years.

//Reviews

Jethro Tull, Bricks, Plays, and Flirting with D'Isaster
3 Dec 2013 // 1:05 AM

Jethro Tull is one of progressive rock's longest-running bands. But is it progressive rock? If not, Ian Anderson and Co. have some explaining to do when it comes to Thick as a Brick and Passion Play.

Like The Dude, Jethro Tull's Ian Anderson Abides
17 Jul 2013 // 5:10 PM

What we get with Jethro Tull Around the World Live, is visual and sonic documentation of a legend aging (mostly with grace) before our eyes.

//Blogs

Jethro Tull - "Cold Wind to Valhalla (BBC Version)" (audio) (Premiere)
17 Apr 2015 // 6:15 AM

Hear an unreleased alternate take on the Minstrel in the Gallery cut "Cold Wind to Valhalla" in lead-up to that album's special edition 40th anniversary release, featuring new mixes by modern prog maestro Steven Wilson.

It Was 335 Years Ago Today: A Brief History of Jethro Tull (Both of Them)
5 Apr 2009 // 8:00 PM

Without Jethro Tull there would be no Jethro Tull

//Mixed media
//Blogs

St. Vincent, Beck, and More Heat Up Boston Calling on Memorial Day Weekend

// Notes from the Road

"With vibrant performances by artists including St. Vincent and TV on the Radio, the first half of the bi-annual Boston Calling Festival brought additional excitement to Memorial Day weekend.

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