“The whole thing was a dream” I bet.
Dusting ‘Em Off is a rotating, free-form feature that revisits a classic album, film, or moment in pop-culture history. This week, Editorial Director Matt Melis disobediently revisits D.A. Pennebaker’s documentary Dont Look Back 50 years later. “You seem to be relating to a handful of cronies behind the scenes now – rather than the rest of usContinue Reading
Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards tells us about the group’s upcoming U.S. stadium tour and plans for their first album since 2005. Danny Payne/Shutterstock Keith Richards seems genuinely moved that, after 57 years as a band, the Rolling Stones will be playing to stadium crowds this spring in the U.S. – the country heContinue Reading
What strikes you when you watch True Stories now? [Laughs]. I can’t look at it with an objective eye. I see the mistakes, where I feel like, “Oh, that’s a little forced,” or, “That lyric could have been better.” I’m looking at it with a critical eye. At the same time, I feel like itContinue Reading
Great series of interviews. Lots of Thurston Moore playing / noise making on guitar and Iggy improving on his living room floor. What could be better?
After the break-up heard ’round the world and the inevitable gossip that followed, Mansfield shifted his attention to other projects and took jobs at MGM and CBS Records, later becoming a prolific producer for acts ranging from Waylon Jennings to Willie Nelson. In his post-Beatles career, he was astute enough to know he was aContinue Reading
Neil Young and Donald Trump Like many other Californians, Neil Young has lost his home to the wildfires currently ravaging the state. In a post to his website, the legendary rocker revealed that his home in Malibu was burned down over the weekend. Never one to mince words, Young proceeded to take his anger outContinue Reading
Touring behind the 20th anniversary of her country/roots rock masterpiece Car Wheels on a Gravel Road, Lucinda Williams played New York City’s Beacon Theater on Wednesday (Nov. 7). While seeing a seasoned road warrior like Williams at the intimate, plush Beacon Theater is always a delight, the show was particularly historic – never before has LucindaContinue Reading
CREDIT: PICTUREMATT/REX/SHUTTERSTOCK In an unprecedented show of solidarity, some 150 artists and executives, including Paul McCartney, Don Henley, Carole King, Katy Perry, U2’s The Edge, Pink, Sia and hitmaker Max Martin, have signed a letter addressed to the board members of Liberty Media, corporate parent to SiriusXM. At issue: The satellite radio giant’s opposition to MusicContinue Reading
A conversation with the iconic singer-songwriter, recorded for the Freakonomics Radio series “How to Be Creative.” Stephen DUBNER: If you would just say your name and what you do. However you’d like to describe that. Elvis COSTELLO: Hello, I’m Elvis Costello, and I am some kind of musician and a writer. DUBNER: So, let’s startContinue Reading