My Rolling Stone 500 Ballot and why I didn't vote for Beatles, Stones, Dylan, etc.
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Genius rarely follows a straight line. It certainly didn't in the case of Eddie Van Halen, the greatest guitarist of his generation and one of the…
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A eulogy for Rush and its drummer.
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When do we let musicians off the hook for thinking bad thoughts
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An absorbing journey through the past that reinvigorates the Ditch Years
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Like so many other people this year, I have no energy to write an essay attempting to grapple with what 2020 meant, either at a personal or cultural…
Dig The Old Breed
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Records I liked from Olivia Rodrigo, Liz Phair and Miranda Lambert. Records I didn't like from St. Vincent and Van Morrison. Plus a bunch of albums that…
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Apologies for the brief newsletter hiatus, it couldn’t be avoided.
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The trio of Hillary Scott, Charles Kelley, and Dave Haywood released their first album in 2008, just a matter of months before the United States of…
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Farewell to the co-leader of Fountains Of Wayne and Ivy.
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Hard To Handle, the new memoir from Black Crowes drummer Steve Gorman, suggests that the band could have a rough road ahead of them on their reunion.
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