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Taj Mahal On Mountain Stage

Henry Saint Clair Fredericks, a.k.a. Taj Mahal, started performing in his native New England, and developed his roots- and blues-influenced performance style after moving to California and playing in bands with Ry Cooder, among others. He often shared billing with '60s rock acts at the Fillmore …

If you dig through over 40 years of Bob Dylan interviews, you can find some really interesting things. Here are 20 things you didn't know about the legend. http://pigeonsandplanes.com/2013/04/20-things-you-didnt-know-about-bob-dylan/

SXSW: Unknown Mortal Orchestra

<i>Photos by Colin Kerrigan. For all of our SXSW 2013 coverage, head here.</i><p>It's fun watching people trying to dance to Unknown Mortal Orchestra's "Ffunny Friends". On its face, it's a track that's just funky enough to sound like you could dance to it. The result: A crowd of people awkwardly and …

SXSW

SXSW: Iggy and the Stooges

<i>Photos by Colin Kerrigan. For all of our SXSW 2013 coverage, head here.</i><p>By this point, of course a Stooges concert is formulaic: They break out some gems from their back catalog and Iggy flails around onstage like a deranged ape. (At the Vans/Fat Possum showcase at Mohawk, they opened with "Raw …

Indie Music

Watch: Joanna Newsom Covers Sandy Denny's "The North Star Grassman and the Ravens"

Joanna Newsom's music-making engine is slowly revving back up. She's recorded a gorgeous cover of "The North Star Grassman and the Ravens", originally by British folk singer-songwriter Sandy Denny.<p>There's a video to go along with the cover, directed by Maximilla Lukacs for an upcoming fashion line …

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Into The Future

The last Bad Brains LP, 2007’s <i>Build A Nation</i>, was produced by superfan Adam Yauch. So while the band’s founders are remarkably all present, mortality …

Music

Tom Waits and Keith Richards: "Shenandoah"

One of three dozen sea chanteys and waterlogged ditties on the Johnny Depp-produced comp Son of Rogue's Gallery, this was likely written by …

II

“My dreams would be constantly wilting away,” Unknown Mortal Orchestra singer-guitarist Ruban Nielson informs us on his band’s second album. Bad news …

alluringly

Electric

Richard Thompson albums are formulaic in the best sense. You expect virtuoso guitar, Jimi Hendrix with a Celtic tinge. You expect top-drawer …

Jimi Hendrix

Rumours: Deluxe Edition

If you’re one of the 45 million people who’ve bought <i>Rumours</i>, you know its glories – the uncanny fusion of pop hooks, 1950s rock exuberance and …

Blues-rock

Live at Hull 1970

<i>Live at Leeds</i>, arguably the best live rock LP ever made, could have been called <i>Live at Hull</i>. The night after the Leeds show, the Who recorded …

rock's

Kid Face

This Okie favors stark arrangements on her third LP, which is smart: So much happens in her voice – tremors, skids, heart-in-throat builds – that …

Flavors

People, Hell & Angels

Jimi Hendrix made three historic studio albums in 1967 and ’68. He spent the rest of his life laboring and failing to finish a fourth. But it was a …

Music

The Next Day

David Bowie has sung a song or two about outer space before. But “The Stars (Are Out Tonight)” is one of the greatest songs the man has ever written, …

David Bowie

Old Sock

There are many Eric Claptons: firebrand electric bluesman, psychedelic jam god, avuncular song historian, easy-listening singer-songwriter. Clapton’s …

Music

Long Island

Named after a 1971 album by John Lee Hooker, this New York band is a primal­blues juggernaut with surprising textural depth. Endless Boogie don’t jam …

Velvet Underground

Rod Stewart: "She Makes Me Happy"

Writing his 2012 autobiography inspired Stewart to pen 11 of the 12 songs on his forthcoming album, <i>Time</i> – his first to feature original material in …

Delta Machine

The 13th Depeche Mode album is foregrounded in blues and gospel influences that have often merely burbled beneath their synth-sad pop. “The angel of …

deltamachine

What's going on Saturday?

<b>Leonard Cohen at Barclays Center 12/20/2012</b> (more by Gretchen Robinette)<p>Follow @BrooklynVegan on Twitter.<br>Follow @bvChicago for just Chicago …

Iron and Wine Trace the Past in ‘Hard Times Come Again No More’ – Song Premiere

Click to listen to Iron and Wine’s ‘Hard Times Come Again No More’<p>Sam Beam, the singer-songwriter behind Iron and Wine, pulled inspiration from the …

Wine

Michelle Shocked Stages Protest at Canceled Santa Cruz Show

Folk singer Michelle Shocked staged a protest last night oustide the Santa Cruz, California, club that canceled the show she was supposed to perform …

Santa Cruz

David Bowie’s Legacy: ‘He Has the Power to Change Lives’

David Bowie’s considerable legacy is on display now as part of the new exhibit “David Bowie Is” at the Victoria & Albert Museum of Art and Design in …

David Bowie

Weekend Rock Question: What Is Your Favorite Debut Album of All Time?

Last week, we posted our list of the 100 Greatest Debut Albums Of All Time in honor of the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ <i>Please Please Me</i>. Not …

Hear Readers’ Favorite Fleetwood Mac Songs

Fleetwood Mac have a catalog that stretches back nearly 50 years, but don’t expect to hear many songs that predate the Stevie Nicks/Lindsey …

Willie Nelson on Gay Marriage: ‘It’s About Human Rights’

Willie Nelson is leaving no room for doubt about his stance on same-sex marriage.<p>“It’s ridiculous to me that this is something we’re having a …

lgbtq

Producer Phil Ramone Dead at 72

Phil Ramone, the music producer whose pioneering work with a host of stars including Bob Dylan, Paul Simon, Ray Charles and Billy Joel earned him the …

Music

Morrissey Releasing Concert Film of Hollywood High Performance

Morrissey fans who missed out on seeing the singer after health issues forced him to cancel so many dates on his recent tour may have something to …

Morrissey

Signed Copy of the Beatles’ ‘Sgt. Pepper’ Sells for $290,500 at Auction

A signed copy of the Beatles’ album <i>Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band</i> sold at auction for $290,500 on Saturday. The final sale price far exceeded …

Guitar

Rolling Stones Expected to Announce Tour on Wednesday

The Rolling Stones are expected to make a big announcement on Wednesday, and it’s presumably about their long-rumored American summer tour. …

Music

Q&A: Michael Nesmith on Solo Tour and Being the ‘Difficult Monkee’

Michael Nesmith just launched his first U.S. solo tour in 20 years, with a set list emphasizing his post-Monkees career through elegantly performed …

Music