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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, Jan. 10, 2013
 It’s not without irony that Peder Hedman now plays guitar in the ’80s-style punk band Bicentennial Rub, since Hedman spent the actual ’80s far removed from punk. He was too deeply ingrained in psychedelia at the time
Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012

Nuggets: Original Artyfacts from the First Psychedelic Era, 1965-1968 (Rhino)

Nuggets scarcely sold any copies upon release in 1972, but within a few years, the LP became a touchstone for punk rock bands in search of roots and also inspired similarly formatted reissues of obscure rock tracks. Critic and future Patti Smith guitarist, Lenny...
01.03.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By David Luhrssen
The documentary You�re Gonna Miss Me (available on DVD) doesn�t begin on stage but in a courthouse where Roky Erickson�s relatives are battling for control of his life. The latest episode of a troubled, decades long family history finds one of the songwriter-singer�s brothers suing to replace his mother as Roky�s guardian. By then a childlike figure with the build of an oversize teddy bear, Roky...