Warren Zevon

  • Blogs

    September 5, 2012

    Bob Dylan's Tempest: A First Listen

    Bob Dylan is 71. Always-strong critical showings from such septuagenarian contemporaries as Leonard Cohen, Paul Simon, and Tom Zé still don't even come close to his towering impact. After all, they weren't presented with the Presidential Medal of Freedom. He's probably the only musician in America ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 8, 2012

    Bruce Springsteen's Wrecking Ball: A First Listen

    ​Bruce Springsteen has done a lot in the last 20 years: toured for John Kerry, immortalized a horrific moment of police brutality in "American Skin (41 Shots)," and put his money where his mouth is as America's Poster Boy, with a big fat folk album enlisting a dozen sepia-toned authenticity arbite ... More >>

  • Music

    January 11, 2012
  • Blogs

    September 21, 2011

    R.I.P. R.E.M., Masters of a Beautiful, Eclectic Rock 'n' Roll

    Farewell, then.​ In case you still needed to know the difference between R.E.M. and U2, R.E.M. just broke up and U2 dies only when Bono is put in the ground. Whatever today's (honestly shocking) announcement means about R.E.M.'s 31-year-career, well, what did anything ever mean with this ban ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2011

    Mick Jagger Forms Supergroup "Super Heavy," We're Super Embarrassed

    ​ Mick Jagger threw his name into the running for what may become the biggest supergroup of 2011, joining Dave Stewart of the Eurythmics, Damien Marley, Joss Stone, and A.R. Rahman, composer of the Slumdog Millionaire soundtrack, for what promises to be an eclectic (and hopefully not too terr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2010

    Listen To This While High: I Am The Dot's 'We Have Not Arrived'

    ​Listen to this while high:  "We Have Not Arrived," by I Am the Dot, courtesy of Knox Road.Behind the buzz: The one-man band of Denver's Zach Tipton, I Am the Dot drops another tuneful noise-pop EP every few months. This song is off his latest, a four-track cassette and digital release of the ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 28, 2007
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    October 17, 2007
  • Blogs

    July 27, 2007
  • Music

    September 15, 2004

    Chuck Prophet

    Age of Miracles

  • Film

    July 7, 2004

    I'll Sleep When I'm Bored

    Mike Hodges follows up Croupier with a somnambulistic crime drama

  • Film

    May 26, 2004
  • Film

    October 8, 2003

    Fixin' to Die

    My Life Without Me strums lively chords in the face of death

  • Culture

    May 28, 2003

    Dem Blues

    The left, turning right, was plain wrong to attack pop culture

  • Music

    May 17, 2000

    Suzzy Roche

    Songs From an Unmarried Housewife and Mother, Greenwich Village, USA
    (Red House)

  • Music

    November 10, 1999

    Riff Raff

    Audra, Oprah -- Oprah, Audra, Strange Bedfellows, Free Ink

  • Music

    November 10, 1999

    Rock Bottom

    Konocti Harbor can be Northern California's baby-boomer pop hell -- when it's not the area's best-kept secret

  • Music

    June 16, 1999
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