Gymnast, actor, writer, violinist, and (oh yeah!) soul music singer-songwriter, Russell Taylor shares his renaissance qualities with PopMatters in this latest edition of 20 Questions.
Cue the jokes about scandalous riders: The Libertines are back, reuniting for this summer’s Reading and Leeds Festivals. Ever since the Libertines split, the
You winced — didn’t you? — when ABBA was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this month. Or were you cringing when the
Analyzing the phenomenon of the inevitable spike in album sales and interest of an artist after they die.
1.0 Mention that I was up late when I came up with these ideas, kind of a disclaimer. (“Dreamin’ when I wrote this / So sue me
Some artists are more than merely great. There are some artists that for a period of years, a period that is finite, consistently produced music that, it can be argued, far exceeded the work of their peers. For that brief period of time they were definitely Masters of the Form.
The homogenization of music isn’t anything new. For ages, the less nerd-savvy customer service geek in corporate record stores has been twisted and trained
I have to confess, I’m not too familiar with the musical oeuvre of the recently-passed Alex Chilton. Most of what I know about the
Recording artist/producer PC Muñoz mines for gems and grills the greats.
Now, I was taught back on my block...