Monday, March 24 2008
Friday, January 25 2008
The last few years have seen some mind-blowing DVD repackaging of a wide variety of musically projects. 2007 is the best yet.
Monday, October 29 2007
In spite of some troubling, reactionary views, the late MacDonald's song-by-song analysis of the Fabs' music remains a Top Five acquisition.
Tuesday, September 18 2007
Tony Palmer's 1968 made-for-BBC "masterpiece" looks decidedly more suspect today.
Tuesday, July 17 2007
Music truly is the universal language. The best songs of protest are passed around, from movement-to-movement, era-to-era; its singers gaining multilingual fluency along the way.
Monday, June 4 2007
Friday, June 1 2007
It was 40 years ago today -- to be precise, June 1, 1967, in Britain, a day later in the former colonies of America -- that the Beatles changed the world.
Friday, December 15 2006
The companion piece to the Cirque du Soleil extravaganza, George and Giles Martin's remix project affirms newfound thematic correlations within the Beatles' catalog.
Friday, December 16 2005
Spitz conquers the sensibilities of common logic by telling us a story we know by heart as if we'd never heard it.
Wednesday, January 12 2005
They are the greatest pop culture phenomenon of our lifetime and the ongoing artistic touchstone for rock music. But by the 21st century, the Beatles have become synonymous with music industry greed; they are a cash cow milked annually for the progressively lactose-intolerant.