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Pop Forecast for Sept. 26: Masterminds, Westworld and more

Chris Lackner

“You don’t need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows,” Bob Dylan sang. But these days, a guide through the seemingly endless flurry of pop-culture offerings is just what we need. 1,072 more words


Folk Musician Wows at Prestigious Carnegie Hall

By Carter Shelter, Contributing Writer

The last time I saw Glen Hansard, he took the stage at the Newport Folk Festival armed with nothing but his acoustic guitar and a handful of guests. 739 more words


Classic Music Review: The Story of Them

Them is a problematic band for the music critic, for two reasons.

First, the general consensus is that they were a better live band than a studio band, but very few live recordings exist: a classic case of “you had to be there but you weren’t.” Okay . 2,306 more words

Classic Music Reviews

Season Cycle: Autumn (with Van Morrison)

A lovely, breezy, upbeat tune from the underrated Hard Nose The Highway LP from 1973. Runs a bit long, but hard to deny the sheer happiness in Van’s vocal. 10 more words


Burnes' Turns: September 16-23

As to be expected, this week’s picks draw heavily from Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time, but there’s also a piano piece that defined my Summer, and one of my Top 2 picks for Best Song of 2015. 425 more words

The Soundtrack Online

The BAND - " Cahoots " Released 15th September 1971 45 Years Ago Today

‘Cahoots’ celebrates its 45th Anniversary!, This whole album is a masterpiece. Seems to be much more appreciated now than the initial fan reactions. Cahoots is the fourth studio album release by the American/Canadian  rock group… 1,117 more words