From “Bohemian Rhapsody” to “The Dirt,” the High and Low Notes of Rock Biopics
If we don’t have new bands or records to talk about, let’s find a new way to engage with the old ones
Kurt Cobain’s Manager Reveals Intimate Side of Nirvana Frontman on 25th Anniversary of Death
Danny Goldberg’s Serving the Servant offers rare new insight into musical icon.
A Reflection On the 40th Anniversary of Eric Clapton’s Famous Marriage to His Muse, Pattie Boyd
And on how the notoriety of musical concubines obscures great women musicians.
Ragnarok and Roll: How RCL Critic Fell Hard for Nordic Ambient Music
Imagine Vikings around a fire with bone flutes, reindeer horns, and deer-skin drums.
Forget Boycotting Ryan Adams, It’s the Broken Record That Needs Fixing
More women in the music industry is the only way to counter all those abusive men.
Remembering That Time 55 Years Ago When The Beatles Met Ed Sullivan
Six ways England forged the Fab Four before they arrived for the really big show.
Weezer’s Vapid Teal Album Has Our Critic Seeing Red
Collection of covers doesn't cover any interesting new ground.