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Music Review: Dion – ‘Recorded Live at the Bitter End, August 1971′

Courtesy of Omnivore Records

This live recording caught Dion at the height of his skill as an acoustic singer-songwriter who defined "hip" for his fans. Read More »

Music Review: Christmas Albums from John Schneider and Tom Wopat, Peter Furler, Tom Dyer and Mack Avenue Records

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There is something for everyone in these new Christmas releases. Read More »

Theater Review (Off Broadway): ‘The Velvet Oratorio’ by Edward Einhorn & Henry Akona

(L to R): Anna Marie Sell and Andrea Gallo in The Velvet Oratorio. Photo by the production team.

'The Velvet Oratorio' is a celebration of The Velvet Revolution that took place in Czechoslovakia brought to the world stage by Vaclav Havel, the Civic Forum, students and the Czech people. It is enjoyable and humorous reminder of Havel's playful wit incorporating the complex and haunting music of a time of revolution, hope and lasting change. There is nothing more revelatory for us at this time to inspire us. Read More »

Music Review: Storm Large – ‘Le Bonheur’

Storm Large Le Bonheur

This eclectic collection proves that even with her rough attitudinal edges, this vampy blues singer is an interpreter of the top rank. Read More »

Music Blu-ray Review: Lou Reed – ‘Classic Albums: Transformer + Live at Montreux 2000′

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This bundling of two previously-available programs is an ideal package of who Reed was in both 1972 and 2000. Read More »

Music DVD Review: Various Artists – ‘Bob Dylan: The 30th Anniversary Concert Celebration’

Bob Dylan 30th Concert DVD cover

The 1992 all-star tribute concert comes to DVD for the first time and includes 40 minutes of behind-the-scenes footage. Read More »

In Memoriam: Lou Reed (1942-2013) – Five Classic Songs You May Not Have Heard

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A handful of relative obscurities from the late songwriter's vast, varied discography. Read More »

Movie Review – Rock & Rule

Pioneers always get killed, especially when they are ahead of their time. This is true for this movie, which almost bankrupted Nelvana Read More »

Music Review: The Velvet Underground – The Velvet Underground and Nico [Super Deluxe Edition]

Far more imaginative and creatively challenging than most of what's being released today - like all good art, it will make you feel something. Read More »

Dream Teams In Music For 2012

The musical pairings we would like to see in 2012. Read More »