Based in Sweden, Linus and the Losers make the kind of music “authority figures” once upon a time railed against, believing such sounds turned kids into rebels, criminals, and drug addicts.
‘Anybody that has a heart needs to be part of this’: Julian Lennon’s passionate defense of Mother Earth
In the years since his Top 20 platinum debut from 1984, Julian Lennon has expanded his artistic horizons to focus on photography, as well. A thread running through all of it is his advocacy for the environment.
The anniversary celebrations abound everywhere: 50 years ago, the Beatles first reached American shores, debuted on Ed Sullivan, and officially kicked off the Beatlemania era.
Here’s a sneak peek into the upcoming debut release from alt-rock/indie pop band Reacta, titled Refraction. Based in Aguascalientes, Mexico, Reacta began as an instrumental group before combining with William Merritt Hendricks, an American troubadour.
The psychedelic influence of Pink Floyd’s Syd Barrett is undeniable with Bipolaroid, especially in the presence of singer-guitarist Ben Glover.
The Band had every right to this song, after what happened on that ill-fated night of April 17, 1969 at Bill Graham’s Winterland concert space in San Francisco.
Stevie Nicks’ plate, already filled with Fleetwood Mac, solo projects and an acting job on American Horror Story, would be piled still higher if she had her way.
At Symphony Hall in Chicago: I have a bone to pick with Chicago bassist/vocalist Jason Scheff. Scheff is an excellent player and fine singer, having been with the band for almost 30 years. Unfortunately, he almost caused the death of my best friend Joe.
John Simon, who contributed to a series of important moments by the Band, offers his thoughts on their early successes together, sweeping post-production re-edits made to The Last Waltz and the lingering debate over songwriting credits
Although I love going to concerts, I am generally not a big fan of live albums — because in most cases rarely do these collections capture the electricity executed in an onstage environment.