When you think of The Beatles’ “Revolver,” 12th-century religious music is probably not the first thing that leaps to mind. Here’s one reason why it should.
Mitchell’s “Court and Spark” (1974) popped up recently on the HBO series “Girls.” Listening to it again leads to surprising finds.
Inspired by “War and Peace,” this musical gets some magic from a major pop star — who himself is transformed by the role.
Anyone who lived near NYC in the 70’s or 80’s probably remembers The Good Rats, whose live shows were legendary. Why didn’t they break through?
Many groups in power pop’s second wave wore their influences on their sleeves but the San Fran group Jellyfish took it even further. They were fully clothed in their musical influences.
“Bullitt” and “The French Connection” set the standard. Now “Mad Max: Fury Road” and “Jack Reacher” put the pedal to the metal too.
Haunting songs, a Bowie cover, and maybe a peek at the direction the band was heading until tragedy struck.
While we admit nothing can compare to the originals, these interpretations of “Fixing a Hole,” “I’m Looking Through You” and “In My Life” are worth a listen.
It’s not always the case, but some Oscar winning songs really are awesome. Here are some of our faves.
This show is a throwback in more ways than one. There’s an old fashioned rhythm to the setups, the plots, the jokes. Will audiences find this comforting or over-the-hill? Judge for yourself.
A hit at the box office and multiple Oscar nominee, “Hidden Figures” stands out for the quality of its performances and the enduring resonance of its story.
Snoop Dogg, Botticelli’s Venus, street culture, and fashion – all set to a Frank Sinatra classic.
Classics like “Daniel” and “Crocodile Rock” make this one a true gem.
The “Sunny Came Home” singer has been busy with a memoir and a new album with Alt-Country pioneer Steve Earle.
In NYC? Moonlight’s Andre Holland is just one reason to check out August Wilson’s “Jitney.”
Dave Mason discusses The British Invasion, its American roots and his role in it.