Except for “Alligator Man,” there’s nothing revelatory on 1970, but it’s a worthwhile diversion.
Of all the 1960s tracks against violent machismo, The MC5’s “One of the Guys" was one of the most rousing.
Gilberto Gil and Jorge Ben play rings around your axe heroes.
On the pleasures of the all female jazz ensemble.
The Lasso’s new album makes past and future dance.
The larger Maryland and DC area all got a strong dose of The Rysing Suns’ high-energy blare in 1966.
Just like in travel brochures.
Marilyn Manson is only the latest of my childhood heroes that turned out to be monsters.
“A Third Hour On Forty-Eleventh Street” was their Dome Records debut, and unfortunately, it didn't exactly burn up the pop charts.
A walk through underrated protest music of decades past.
A look at Dylan's excellent 1997 record Time Out of Mind.
The custom record label in London was remarkably consistent in its sound, but most of their music has been out of print for decades.
This is music for a place where definitions are fluid.
Music about people on the brink.
Peter Gabriel's eclectic and unconventional approach to fame.
Sammy was the original cool cat, the epitome of what’s hip.
Attempts to delete the top country star of the moment are backfiring badly.
His great theme was our redemption.
I do it for you, the American people.
Part of Bruce Springsteen’s appeal is in how he speaks for the hope of the common man.
Starting Over is a return to form for the singingest motherfucker America has ever produced.
A stellar and underappreciated song written and recorded for Spike Lee's 1996 film Get on the Bus.
A straight country rendition of the song that Bob Dylan would later cover in 1970.
Two late legends talk about life and music.
A recent PBS documentary on Janis Joplin featuring interviews with Chan Marshall (Cat Power), Karleen Bennett, and Laura Joplin.
Previously unseen footage from one of the singer-songwriter's most infamous and disastrous performances.
A 2004 documentary on the mythical singer-songwriter.
An album made up of collaborations with some of Repelican's favorite musicians and friends, including Will Ryerson, Drew Daniel, Sam Herring, Owen Gardner, and more.
Two instrumental pieces—one original, one (slightly infamous) standard—by the accomplished zither player.
Skip Lowe talks to the mid-century singer in this informal interview.