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Something Else! Interview: Steve Berlin of Los Lobos

Something Else! Interview: Steve Berlin of Los Lobos

The release this week of Disconnected in New York, a nervy live rethinking of Los Lobo’s ever-intriguing catalog, has given long-time member/producer Steve Berlin a chance to reflect.

Gimme Five: Bob Dylan – The Complete Album Collection, Volume 1 (2013)

Gimme Five: Bob Dylan – The Complete Album Collection, Volume 1 (2013)

Where to start with this sprawling 43-disc behemoth, chronicling every album Bob Dylan has issued to date over five decades between 1962-2012?

Sparks Fly On E Street: Bruce Springsteen, “The Line” (1995)

Sparks Fly On E Street: Bruce Springsteen, “The Line” (1995)

Life sometimes serves up terrible choices.

Almost Hits: Bob Dylan, “Jokerman” (1984)

Almost Hits: Bob Dylan, “Jokerman” (1984)

The lead-off track from an album heralded as a return from born-again proselytizing, “Jokerman” found Bob Dylan using themes both Biblical and secular to tear down political charlatans.

‘A really big deal’: Guitarist Colin Linden on connecting with Bob Dylan on stage

‘A really big deal’: Guitarist Colin Linden on connecting with Bob Dylan on stage

Guitarist Colin Linden, whose career has included memorable intersections with Bruce Cockburn and Emmylou Harris, is no stranger to big moments on big stages.

Across the Great Divide: The Band, “I Shall Be Released” from Music from Big Pink (1968)

Across the Great Divide: The Band, “I Shall Be Released” from Music from Big Pink (1968)

A darkly delicate denouement, Bob Dylan’s “I Shall Be Released” — as conveyed with trembling, breakable beauty by Richard Manuel — concludes Music from Big Pink like a moment in miniature.

Across the Great Divide: The Band, “This Wheel’s On Fire” from Music from Big Pink (1968)

Building off Ezekiel’s biblical vision, “This Wheel’s On Fire” recalls — more than any other track on Music from Big Pink — the collaborative setting between the Band and Bob Dylan

New Music Monday: Beach Boys, Bob Dylan, Mike Keneally, The Rides, Sly and the Family Stone

New Music Monday: Beach Boys, Bob Dylan, Mike Keneally, The Rides, Sly and the Family Stone

Massive box sets devoted to the Beach Boys, Bob Dylan and Sly and the Family Stone took us on wildly disparate musical journeys this week. Then, there was Stephen Stills’ blues-rocking new trio, the Rides.

Bob Dylan – The Bootleg Series Vol. 10: Another Self Portrait (2013)

Bob Dylan – The Bootleg Series Vol. 10: Another Self Portrait (2013)

Bob Dylan’s bootleg series typically offers a opportunity to dig deeper into his enigmatic and often quite personal musical history. This new edition, despite being subtitled Another Self Portrait, is different.

Best of July 2013: Readers pick Bob Dylan, the Beatles, Journey, Sammy Hagar — and Miley Cyrus?!

Best of July 2013: Readers pick Bob Dylan, the Beatles, Journey, Sammy Hagar — and Miley Cyrus?!

Readers flocked to content focusing on Led Zeppelin solo projects, partial Journey reunions, Sammy Hagar’s Van Halen years, a key late-period Bob Dylan project and the Beatles, of course. But Miley Cyrus?