Reviews

(Young) Pioneers Free the (Young) Pioneers Now! (Lookout) It's a common misconception that punk rock is nihilistic and destructive. On the surface, punk's language…

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Night + Day

Wednesday December 30 Sing Sing Sing Like the Whos in Whoville, participants in the 24-hour concert “Singing for Your Life” will celebrate the holidays…

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Forever Young

Bob Dylan The Bootleg Series Vol. 4: Bob Dylan Live 1966 — The “Royal Albert Hall” Concert (Columbia/Legacy) In the booklet for his 1985…

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Riff Raff

Big Winners In a flash of apathy unwitnessed since the early 1990s, Riff Raff's First-Ever Big Contest ended last week with three entries —…

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Riff Raff

Real Life Rock “An obsessive sport” is what D.A. Pennebaker calls cinema verite documentary filmmaking, a line of work he's indulged in for some…

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Riff Raff

Talkin' Bob Dylan Academic Conference Blues What the man with the bald pate was talking about was unclear. He was Englishman Christopher Ricks, a…

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Recordings

Karp Self Titled LP (K) There are those who would say this country is in dire need of a presidential address on the State…

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“Dealing Real”

The Mansion on the Hill: Dylan, Young, Geffen, Springsteen, and the Head-on Collision of Rock and Commerce By Fred Goodman Times Books 431 pages,…

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