Zeth Lundy has been writing for PopMatters since 2004. He is the author of Songs in the Key of Life (Continuum, 2007), a book about Stevie Wonder's 1976 album of the same name. His writing has appeared in the Boston Phoenix, Metro Boston, and The Oxford American. He lives in Boston.
Stax reissues an odd couple of solo albums by its multi-instrumental songwriting genius: the great 1971 double-LP Black Moses and the late-period misstep Juicy Fruit (Disco Freak).
19 Mar 2009
The latest reissue compilations from the Numero Group shine the spotlight on power-pop from Kansas City, MO, and a soul factory youth group based in East St. Louis, IL.
22 Jan 2009
Alex Ross' tome, winner of the 2007 National Book Critics Circle Award for Criticism, offers a history of the 20th Century as seen through the prism of the modern-day composer.
19 Jan 2009
Initially available only as an exclusive Best Buy box set, Peter Bogdanovich's four-hour documentary on the making of an American rock 'n' roll institution is re-released in a two-disc edition, available anywhere.
12 Jan 2009
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