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Big Star – Live In Memphis (2014)

‘Live in Memphis’ makes the case for Big Star’s inclusion of two Seattle interlopers, showing how they grew as a band into the ’90s.

Big Star – #1 Record and Radio City (2014)

Big Star – #1 Record and Radio City (2014)

As brilliant as Alex Chilton no doubt was, there’s more to Big Star.

Big Star – Playlist: The Very Best (2013)

Big Star – Playlist: The Very Best (2013)

Big Star is a band that you know, at least by sound and structure, even if you never knew them, you know? Roundly ignored across two early-1970s releases, their’s was the sound of the college-rock scene of a decade later.

Alex Chilton – Electicity by Candlelight (2013)

Alex Chilton – Electicity by Candlelight (2013)

In a way, this kind of chaos — a darkened stage at the Knitting Factory — was the perfect setting for Alex Chilton, a performer who had made his legend drawing outside the lines.

Big Star – Nothing Can Hurt Me (2013)

Big Star – Nothing Can Hurt Me (2013)

For fans of a certain age, Big Star was our Velvet Underground — the band that everybody sounded like, but nobody (well, nobody but us) actually knew anything about. R.E.M., the Replacements, Matthew Sweet, they all owed something

S. Victor Aaron’s Top Albums for 2012, Part 1 of 4: Non-Jazz

Part 2, Mainstream and Modern Jazz >>> For the sixth straight year, it’s time to look back on the year in music to recollect which albums I really, really liked this year and make a list.

One Track Mind: Alex Chilton, "Sugar, Sugar/ I Got The Feeling" (1970; 2012 reissue)

When they finally released at the beginning of this year all of Alex Chilton’s lost 1970 sessions from his abortive attempt to make his first post-Box Tops solo record, I got curious

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