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Day Two: From Jimi Hendrix to the Rolling Stones
25 Nov 2008 // 4:00 PM

The last quintet of choices show how the blues reclaimed its basis for a dozen hard rock hymns, argued for the importance of following one's singer/songwriter muse, and proved that not every significant sound coming out of the UK was Beatle-based.


Greil Marcus on Van Morrison: When That Rough God Goes Riding
18 Apr 2010 // 5:00 PM

This is the story of a burly monk in shades, of flesh chasing the divine, of a voice ecstatic in southern blues and gospel and Celtic mysticism.


Van Morrison: Duets: Re-Working The Back Catalogue
23 Mar 2015 // 9:05 PM

Forgoing the obvious hits and contemporary pop star collaborators, iconoclast Van Morrison raises the bar for what duet albums can and should be.

Van Morrison: Astral Weeks Live at the Hollywood Bowl
22 Feb 2009 // 3:00 PM

Perhaps this burdened generation will find some of the hope they are desperately seeking in this reconstruction of a classic record.


Van Morrison with Bobby Womack - "Some Peace of Mind" (audio)
4 Mar 2015 // 10:50 AM

Bobby Womack is one of the many artists Van Morrison selected to re-interpret his classic songs for his new duets album.

Counterbalance No. 94: Van Morrison's 'Moondance'
17 Aug 2012 // 1:00 AM

The 94th most acclaimed album of all time wants to rock your gypsy soul, just like way back in the days of old. Sail into the mystic with Van Morrison’s 1970 breakthrough album. Fantabulous!


‘Astral Weeks' is not rock; it's not jazz - just timeless
12 Feb 2009 // 2:00 AM

On one evening last year, Van Morrison finally got around to revisiting the album that many consider his masterpiece, "Astral Weeks." This week, a recording

//Mixed media

Indie Horror Month 2015: 'Dark Echo'

// Moving Pixels

"Dark Echo drops you into a pitch back maze and then renders your core tools of navigation into something quite life threatening.

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