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Everything They Knew Was Wrong: Firesign Theatre and the Mitchell Brothers

Everything They Knew Was Wrong: Firesign Theatre and the Mitchell Brothers

Mike Tiano on the unlikely intersection of a Firesign film and a Long Beach porno theater.

Deep Cuts: Steve Lukather on Toto’s ‘Goin’ Home,’ ‘St. George and the Dragon,’ others

Deep Cuts: Steve Lukather on Toto’s ‘Goin’ Home,’ ‘St. George and the Dragon,’ others

The new Live In Poland film is flecked with rare and exciting songs off Toto’s beaten path.

Movies: I Am Divine (2014)

Movies: I Am Divine (2014)

Much more than a drag queen, Divine was a character actor devoted to his craft.

Movies: Lillian Axe – One Night in the Temple (2014)

Movies: Lillian Axe – One Night in the Temple (2014)

Lillian Axe proves once again that they’re one of the most underrated hard rock acts out there.

Billy Joel – A Matter of Trust: The Bridge to Russia (2014)

Billy Joel – A Matter of Trust: The Bridge to Russia (2014)

His enthusiasm, his joy, is as contagious as it is seemingly gone forever.

Movies: Metallica, Through the Never (2013)

Movies: Metallica, Through the Never (2013)

So, I’m just getting around to checking out the Metallica “movie” since it hit Netflix, and it’s a bit of an odd beast.

Albert Collins, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Willie Dixon, Dr. John, Eddie Floyd, Steve Cropper – A Celebration of Blues and Soul (2014)

Albert Collins, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Willie Dixon, Dr. John, Eddie Floyd, Steve Cropper – A Celebration of Blues and Soul (2014)

A years-long labor of love helps save a key piece of musical, not political, history.

‘This incredible, weird, psychedelic movie’: What was the Monkees’ Head actually, you know, about?

‘This incredible, weird, psychedelic movie’: What was the Monkees’ Head actually, you know, about?

At first, Micky Dolenz jokes: “I have no fricking idea what it was about.” But there was actually something big going on with the Monkees’ free-form 1968 film.

Something Else! sneak peek: Steve Hackett – Genesis Revisited: Live at Royal Albert Hall (2014)

Something Else! sneak peek: Steve Hackett – Genesis Revisited: Live at Royal Albert Hall (2014)

Sample Steve Hackett’s forthcoming Genesis Revisited: Live at the Royal Albert Hall concert release in the form of a darkly emotional solo from “Firth of Fifth,” perhaps the guitarist’s signature moment with or without Genesis.

Movies: The Rise and Fall of the Clash (2014)

Movies: The Rise and Fall of the Clash (2014)

Far more interesting than punk, far more satirical than they ever were political, far more important than their relatively brief time on top would ever indicate, the Clash richly deserved just this kind of exploration.