Reappraising Ian Anderson's 'Minstrel in the Gallery'

Reappraising Ian Anderson's 'Minstrel in the Gallery'

By Sean Murphy

5 Aug 2015 // 2:30 AM

Minstrel in the Gallery seems as autobiographical as any Jethro Tull album, before or after, and there is a vulnerability and sensitivity that the songwriter was simply growing into....

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All Hail Hair Metal Heart

By Shawn Macomber

5 Aug 2015 // 2:02 AM

Ever since grunge rock turned Heart’s hair metal meal ticket into a scarlet letter, the Wilson sisters have twisted one of the greatest arena rock trilogies ever into a Judean desert-level tale of temptation with a Mutt Lange-ish Devil offering up industrial-sized cans of Aqua-Net, too-tight corsets and platinum albums in lieu of all the kingdoms of the world....

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'Straight Outta Compton' Film on N.W.A Echoes the Past and Present>

Straight Outta Compton may be a period film, but it hits at issues right out of today’s headlines, particularly the treatment of minorities at the hands of law enforcement....

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Smashing Pumpkins Rock for Revolution at Irvine Meadows>

You know Corgan isn’t just going to play a greatest hits set and that’s to his credit, for a formidable catalog of deep cuts the Smashing Pumpkins have....

Guster + Kishi Bashi Perform at Central Park Summerstage (Photos)>

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Anderson East Ignites a Fire at Mercury Lounge>

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Pop Unmuted Podcast: Lyrics and Kacey Musgraves' 'Pageant Material'

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"The latest installment of Pop Unmuted digs deep into pop lyrics and analyze's Kacey Musgraves' Pageant Material.

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