Wednesday, December 19 2012
This year's best books about music include thought-provoking reads on how music works, in-depth histories of the underground, and soul-searching autobiographies from legendary (and not-so-legendary) performers.
Monday, November 28 2011
Everything Pete Townshend did up until 1973 set the stage for Quadrophenia. It’s all in there: the pre-teen angst, the teenage agonies and the post-teen despondency.
Thursday, November 9 2006
With a new Who album out, Townshend talks about connectedness, the joys and perils of technology, and his thoughts on songwriting.
Tuesday, July 8 2014
For any a fan of The Who’s “Maximum R&B” music, this is as close to being there as you can possibly get without a time machine and a hefty ticket charge.
Thursday, April 24 2014
What more is there to say about the rock opera, Tommy? Quite a lot.
Tuesday, January 7 2014
An exceptional package and a worthy commemoration of one of the most important rock albums of all time.
Sunday, October 28 2012
This is Pete Townshend laid, more or less, bare; offering us tales from the cradle to the hearing aid, and reflections on a life that our hero seems to feel doesn’t add up to what it should.
Sunday, March 25 2007
PopMatters dives back into SXSW, reviewing a series of classic collabs between artists like Pete Townshend, Willy Mason, Martha Wainwright, Gift of Gab, Lyrics Born, and Galactic.
Saturday, May 23 2009
Pete Townshend is selling (his soul), but who's buying? Not I.
Sunday, February 25 2007
Who? Of all the questions Pete Townshend gets, that's probably not one of them. As the guitarist for legendary rock band The Who, Townshend is
Monday, December 11 2006
Fans come away from concerts with indelible memories of a particular song, a rocker's outfit or something said from the stage. The star, however, may