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On the Road with Patti Smith and Bob Dylan
It's Thanksgiving at the Smith home, across the Delaware River from Philadelphia.
A backstage diary
| March 09, 2012
Born Ruffians | Say It
Over the past half of Warp’s robust 20-year run, the label’s enduring legacy as a vanguard force in electronic music has drifted as its tastes have gone positively eclectic. The mixed-media future folk of Bibio, the experimental soul of Jamie Lidell, th
| May 28, 2010
Excerpt: Patti Smith's Just Kids
The stars were lining up to enter the Ziegfeld Theatre for the glittering premiere of the film Ladies & Gentlemen, the Rolling Stones. I was excited to be there.
Rock icon Patti Smith recalls burroughs and Mapplethorpe, the early days of CBGB, and saddling up for Horses in this memoir excerpt .
| March 05, 2010
“It actually feels really liberating, like a moment where you’re like, ‘Boy, am I glad to be an adult!’"
Obits go back to basics
| August 19, 2008
North American idol
Neil Young always knows what he’s doing — especially when he doesn’t.
Two sides of Neil Young
| May 16, 2007
For the past 11 years, Wilco leader Jeff Tweedy has been trying to carve his band’s image into the Mount Rushmore of Great American Rock.
Jeff Tweedy takes Wilco to the next level
| May 08, 2007
What small, private lists like this remind us is that big, honking institutional lists are largely fictions, mirages of a consensus that no longer exists, if it ever really did in the first place.
What 30 of the Phoenix 's music critics liked this year
PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF
| January 02, 2007
With Amanda Ghost, Tom Verlaine, and Boy George leading the list of vocalists on Nostalgia for the Future , this British production team have made an album that fans of steamy, atmospheric, Europop won’t want to miss.
Nostalgia For The Future | Global Underground
| September 05, 2006
Though he often sounds like Lou Reed on Quaaludes, his guitar never fails to ring through loud and clear.
Tom Verlaine’s two new albums
| August 11, 2006
Without meaning to, Barrett invented one of rock’s enduring archetypes: the visionary who burns brightly just long enough to become a bona fide star before plummeting into introversion and, in this case, a silence lasting more than 30 years.
| July 21, 2006
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