How The Knights of Sound became The Piece Kor.
The "Annapolis sound" and the group that filled in for a marching band at the US Naval Academy in 1965.
Spellling's The Turning Wheel feels like a twisted musical, where fields of blooming flowers can warp into dark caves of mysticism at any second.
Incarnations of a caustic rock diva.
A frozen moment.
I'm against streaming services as a concept.
Histories of The Piece Kor, The Clan, and The Knights of Sound in the 1960s.
Religion, possession, and exorcism have been immortalized on records for well over a century.
Why is contemporary pop music so relentlessly bland?
From Sleaford to the world.
Their song “She’ll Be Mine” presents a rare side of DelMarVa’s lo-fi teen rock with its balance of emotional subtlety and primal two-chord propulsion.
1970s hangover weekend.
A review of Chris Gregory’s Determined to Stand: The Reinvention of Bob Dylan, a masterful combination of the genres.
Nobody should bless Robert E. Lee.
New albums by Native Daughters Amythyst Kiah and Allison Russell.
New albums by Alan Jackson and Dillon Carmichael show that the circle is unbroken.
One of the weirder 1960s happenings.
Miranda Lambert, Jack Ingram, and Jon Randall bring some much-needed joy.
The canceled tours of 2020 lead to the mega-albums of 2021.
Laughter is the best medicine.
Reflections on the legendary Go-Go’s beat keeper.
The haunting theme from Marco Ferreri's 1973 masterpiece.
A recent performance recorded at Baby's Alright in Brookyn, NY.
Full show, featuring half a dozen songs performed with The Band.
Get well soon, Mark Hoppus.
A glorious 14-minute version of the song from Dirty Mind from a show at The Ritz on March 22, 1981.
From a 2004 interview conducted shortly after that summer's Curiosa tour.
The second compilation curated by Seah and Mykel Boyd, a mixtape style compilation put together for the purpose of raising awareness about what is happening in Myanmar and raising money to support the resistance movement there.
Featuring "Union City Blue," "Atomic," "Pretty Baby," "Heart of Glass," "Hanging on the Telephone," and more.
From an episode of Charlie Rose broadcast on March 31, 1998.