Monday, September 9 2013
Harry Nilsson was one pop music's greatest enigmas, a genius wrapped in his own vices. With the release of the expansive The RCA Albums Collection. To help tell his story, the legendary Van Dyke Parks talks to PopMatters about his old friend and collaborator Harry Nilsson.
Tuesday, August 6 2013
Songs Cycled boasts melodies and arrangements that would have made as much sense in 1933 as in 2013, though the lyrics occasionally acknowledge the political and environmental tumult of the early 21st century.
Tuesday, November 18 2008
Inara George and Van Dyke Parks can recreate antiquated boudoir music, but cannot push it into this century.