• Rock Connections: The Complete Family Tree of Rock ‘n’ Roll

    Rock Connections: The Complete Family Tree of Rock ‘n’ Roll

    Bruno MacDonald aims for a paper wiki of rock history, showing the connections that casual fans might miss, in this interesting take on the history of rock ‘n’ roll.

  • Ian Anderson

    Ian Anderson

    God of rock ‘n’ roll flute and leader of Jethro Tull, Ian Anderson, opens his US tour in Orlando. Carl F Gauze watches from the balcony and tries not to get too distracted by the aging fans and their frail bladders.

  • The Fallen: Life In and Out of Britain’s Most Insane Group

    The Fallen: Life In and Out of Britain’s Most Insane Group

    The Fallen resembles Akira Kurosawa’s Rashomon, trying to get at the story of The Fall by letting everyone tell their conflicting versions of the band’s true story. And by everyone, Matthew Moyer means EVERYONE.

  • The Secret Life of Glenn Gould

    The Secret Life of Glenn Gould

    It wasn’t all Bach and hypochondria in the life of mercurial pianist Glenn Gould. Shelton Hull finds this new biography awash in details of the great musician’s love life and other psychological insights.

  • Rock Shrines

    Rock Shrines

    Jeff Schweers buries this morbid, creepy, gag-inducing yet glossy coffee table tome about dead rock stars, where they died, and their final resting places.

  • Imelda May

    Imelda May

    Rockabilly, blues, jazz – delightful Dublin diva Imelda May put everything but the kitchen sink on the Moore Theater’s stage. Seattle hepcat Steve Stav was there to admire it all.

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