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Features

Sunday, June 9 2013

When the Music's Over: Oliver Stone's Tribute to Excess and the God of Rock

"There are things known. There are things unknown. And in between are the Doors."


Tuesday, May 21 2013

Ray Manzarek: The Key to the Doors

Ray Manzarek left his handiwork all over several of the more resilient and extraordinary songs from one of the enduring American bands.


Wednesday, December 16 2009

The Best Live Albums of 2009

This has been a year teeming with one of the most robust outputs of live recordings in recent memory.


Monday, May 7 2007

The Doors: Open for Business (Again)

If the first two Doors albums are drugs, they’d be of the decidedly psychedelic variety; the next couple are a dangerous cocktail of amphetamines and Quaaludes. Morrison Hotel is beer: authentic, unfiltered, as American as it gets. L.A. Woman manages to be all of the above.


Columns

Tuesday, December 6 2011

When the Music’s Over: Greil Marcus on the Doors

Apparently seeking to account for every important rock act of the '60s, Greil Marcus turns his critical attention to the Doors.


Reviews

Monday, January 7 2013

The Doors: Live at the Bowl '68

One of the group's definitive live releases, for sure. It's fantastic.


Sunday, May 6 2012

The Doors: L.A. Woman (40th Anniversary Edition)

To put it as succinctly as possible, this is the version of L.A. Woman to get.


Monday, February 13 2012

The Doors: Other Voices and Full Circle

Doors leading nowhere but to drek? Not quite so fast. The now digitally reissued post-Jimus Doors offer up a few choice nuggets worth hearing. Just tread carefully....


Wednesday, December 10 2008

The Doors: Live at the Matrix 1967

Live at the Matrix 1967 works as an archival document of the Doors before the band exploded and fame overtook them.


Wednesday, December 20 2006

The Doors by The Doors by The Doors, with Ben Fong-Torres

Death has been very good to Jim Morrison, but it's been even better for those who continue to profit from his fleeting but fruitful body of his work. Not to mention his body. With that in mind, the following words will be eschewed for the duration of this discussion: Shaman, Dionysus, Rimbaud, God, Satan, and Witchcraft.


Blogs

Friday, March 11 2011

Counterbalance No. 24: 'The Doors'

Before you slip into unconsciousness, Counterbalance's Jason Mendelsohn and Eric Klinger have put together a few thoughts on the Doors' 1967 debut album. It's number 24 on the Big List.


Thursday, April 1 2010

The Doors and Various Artists - When You're Strange (new album / video / stream)

The Doors and Various Artists When You're Strange (Songs From The Motion Picture) (Rhino) Releasing: 6 April Tom DiCillo’s new documentary about the Doors explores


News

Saturday, April 10 2010

Doors guitarist Robby Krieger recalls what it's like 'When You're Strange'

Surprisingly, given the wealth of material about the Doors, the new documentary "When You're Strange" is the first-ever full-length, non-fiction look at the legendary rock


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