When no-one was looking, Ian MacKaye and a group of young people like him created one of American alternative music’s most important and unique scenes.
If you’re interested in ol’ reliable Noel Gallagher songs, there are a couple of examples on Chasing Yesterday
Unlike past concerts where Dylan gave what he could but the audience gave nothing back, at the Orpheum Bob seemed to be genuinely enjoying himself on stage.
Stealing All Transmissions is slim, but nearly every page is filled with insight and originality.
Filmmakers Ben and Gabe Turner also successfully place the story of Manchester United’s rise in the larger context of what was happening in Great Britain at the time.
The newly released Live at the Rainbow ’74 set proves that Queen had been slaying audiences since the beginning of their career.
The fourth edition of Boston Calling boasted the music festival’s strongest lineup to date and the performances did not disappoint.
On more than one occasion in The History of Rock ‘n’ Roll in Ten Songs Greil Marcus argues that the original recordings of some of his picks don’t hold a candle to their cover versions.
Coldplay’s “Ghost Stories” is not a fun or a happy listen, but it is a worthwhile one.
The Black Keys clearly wanted to write moody, trippy, mostly hookless tracks, and as far as moody, trippy, mostly hookless tracks go, the ones on Turn Blue aren’t so bad.