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03.11.2014 | 37 days ago | Posted at 11:54 AM

30th Anniversary Celebration out on Home Video

By David Luhrssen
  In 1992, Bob Dylan was in one of his periodic creative slumps as a recording artist, and his live shows were already getting shaky. Perhaps the admiring musical cast assembled that year to mark the 30th anniversary of his first LP helped revitalize the songwriter that changed the direction of music? The 30th Anniversary Concert Celebration: Deluxe Edition has been releas...
Monday, Dec. 23, 2013

Book ranks Milwaukee musician among the greats

 Sigmund Snopek III is keeping good company these days. The veteran Milwaukee recording artist is included with Frank Zappa, Yoko Ono, Neil Young, Joni Mitchell, Sun Ra and James Brown in a fascinating examination of late 20th-century music, Adventures in Avant-Pop. Although author
10.02.2013 | | Posted at 09:58 AM
By David Luhrssen
  Bryan Ferry is one of the outstanding figures to emerge from rock music in the 1970s and like old scotch whiskey, he has aged well. With Roxy Music and in his long solo career, Ferry created Pop Art statements more emotionally engaging than any picture hanging on a wall: his music envelopes listeners in a world of style, illusion, allusion and danger—and you can dance to it...
Friday, April 12, 2013

Carry On (Rhino)

 Although Stephen Stills sometimes seems overshadowed by his frequent collaborator, Neil Young, the new four-disc career retrospective offers ample reminders that Stills, a gifted and often imaginative songwriter, was integral
Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012

Psychedelic Pill (Reprise)

 There is pensive wandering into the past on this massive collection of songs, moving smoothly through two discs in the CD version. Neil Young’s artistry is at its height. “Twisted Road” contains revelatory lines that capture
Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012

Discovery, melancholy in ‘Waging Heavy Peace,’ a poetically detailed memoir

At age 66, Neil Young is reaching an artistic zenith. Young recently released the album Americana with his longtime band Crazy Horse, and the end of this month will see yet another Crazy Horse album, Psychedelic Pill...
Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012

New book covers 'Everything Left to Know'

With his new “folk music” album Americana, a documentary film going into theaters this summer titled Journeys and his memoirs forthcoming this fall, it is impossible to dispute the prodigious artistry of Neil Young. Separating Young from...
Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2010

Music legend’s masterpiece continues to morph

The graphic novel based on Neil Young’s Greendale (published by Vertigo) is the illustrated version, replete with variant narrative, of the original. But what exactly is the “original” when it comes to this work? Is it the live concert series?

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