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Gimme Five: Bob Dylan in the 1980s

Gimme Five: Bob Dylan in the 1980s

Bob Dylan seemed, certainly at first, to lose some essential impetus to create in the 1980s. He came off as neither grouchy or impish, just disinterested.

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.

The Grateful Dead – Sunshine Daydream (2013)

Listening to a live set by the Grateful Dead, there’s always that awkward moment where you start thinking: “This song again? Did I put it on repeat? — only to find out it’s in fact still the same song

Shows I’ll Never Forget: Jerry Garcia Band, September 17, 1976

Shows I’ll Never Forget: Jerry Garcia Band, September 17, 1976

At Walsh Auditorium, Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ: The category is Shows I’ll Never Forget, and certain shows have a radioactive half-life, so what’s 37 years among friends?

‘Gov’t Mule hopefully will continue’: Warren Haynes looks past tenures with Allman Brothers, Grateful Dead alumni bands

‘Gov’t Mule hopefully will continue’: Warren Haynes looks past tenures with Allman Brothers, Grateful Dead alumni bands

Despite having been a member of the Allman Brothers Band since 1989 and, more recently, part of a Grateful Dead-related tour, Warren Haynes says Gov’t Mule remains a priority.

Grateful Dead – View from the Vault II: RFK Stadium, June 14, 1991 (2013)

Presented in a lo-fi home movie style, and emanating from the sonically horrendous RFK, this forthcoming 1991 Grateful Dead concert film still holds lasting significance since it documents their intriguing collaboration with Bruce Hornsby.

The Friday Morning Listen: Grateful Dead – Blues For Allah (1975)

Yesterday I was sitting in my office when a co-worker rounded the corner and tapped me on the shoulder. As I pulled my earbuds out of their receptacles he said, “Iron Maiden?!!”

Almost Hits: The Grateful Dead, “Truckin” (1970)

Almost Hits: The Grateful Dead, “Truckin” (1970)

In the early 1970s, a band taking their act to the road had a much more romantic feel to it. For most rock and roll bands, there wasn’t a bubble protecting them from the rest of the world.

The Friday Morning Listen: The Grateful Dead – Fox Theatre, 11/30/80, 2nd Set (1980)

Thanksgiving rolls around every year and I mostly remain silent on the “Happy Thanksgiving” front. It’s not that I have nothing to be thankful for

New Music Monday: Heart, Van Morrison, Charlie Hunter, Donny McCaslin, Diana Krall, Grateful Dead

New Music Monday finds a couple of old-line favorites returning in Heart and Van Morrison, another terrific Grateful Dead reissue in the Dick’s Picks series, and two cool left turns from Diana Krall and Charlie Hunter.