'Self-Portrait': Bob Dylan's first "rough patch" gets the archival treatment. Fans and obsessives alike will find these unearthed recordings surprising, inspired and beguiling. Is 'Self-Portrait' the most controversial album of Dylan's career? His worst? Hold your tongue until you've heard these recordings.
More than just one of the most enduring records from that era, the Breeders' Last Splash would become part of the college rock canon, and the soundtrack to my and so many others' early life; enriching and intensifying with great breadth and brio.
No songwriting duo ever constructed a more perfect cage for their session musicians than Fagen and Becker. They hired the best and then drove them crazy with their obsessions. The result was timeless music.
What people like to forget about is that in his car songs, Bruce Springsteen usually fails in driving despair away, which is what makes his car songs so immensely powerful. Here’s a look at a few of his most devastating.
This is the definitive, remastered edition of famed bluesman Robert Johnson's complete recorded works.
Today, November 10, marks the 40th anniversary of the tragic maritime accident commemorated in Gordon Lightfoot's unforgettable ballad "Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald".
You know his music. Hell, just about everyone in the civilized world has heard his songs and loved them. You just don't know his name. Welcome to the mysterious life of Fred Neil.
Living Colour came out of nowhere in 1988 with the hard-edged funk of 'Vivid'. ' Now, as the band celebrates the 27th anniversary of their debut, Vivascene writer (and longtime fan) Jason Motz re-visits 'Vivid' to see what sets it apart from other hard rock albums of the day.