San Francisco pianist uses music of Phish and Grateful Dead as stepping stones to her own dream career.
18 Jan 2017
There’s a spiritual sustenance of sorts in Garcia’s music that can be hard to put a finger on per se, but the continuing demand and praise for these celestial harmonics is empirical evidence of its existence.
24 Oct 2016
The Grateful Dead didn’t seem to give a damn about the American dream and yet seems to have lived it—well, parts of it, anyway.
29 Jun 2015
The '90s may not have marked the Grateful Dead's creative peak, but these two DVDs, from 1990 and 1991, show that the group's continued popularity was justified.
08 Jul 2013
With improved sound and a clearer image in Blu-Ray format, the viewer gets a stronger sense of the full majesty of musicians staring into the face of fear in an hour of darkness.
07 Nov 2011
These Friends comprise a band intimately aware of its greatest strengths; a command of the early ‘70s folk, country, and roots aspects of the Grateful Dead catalog as well as the R&B, the rollicking rock 'n' roll, and occasionally, the harder blues.
05 Aug 2008
Ultimately, what I am trying to say is this: The Dead can be appreciated -- indeed, probably must be appreciated -- as a kind of continuing, evolving, shifty performance of “The Grateful Dead”.
19 Jun 2008
From the idealistic Heaven of that three-day music festival to the chaotic inferno created at the hands of some of Hell's own 'Angels', these sequences literally vibrate off the page.
02 May 2005
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