Saturday , September 25 2021

Rock

Music Reviews: George Harrison’s ‘All Things Must Pass’ (50th Anniversary Edition), Plus the Gun Club’s ‘Fire of Love’ (Deluxe Edition)

The "quiet Beatle" made a loud splash with his first major solo album, which has now been dramatically expanded.

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Music Reviews: Van Morrison’s ‘Latest Record Project,’ Plus Our Band and Laura Nyro

Van Morrison’s new album—his 42nd studio LP and his eighth record in the last five years—includes a song called “Where Have All the Rebels Gone?” A more pertinent question might be, “Where has Van Morrison gone?” The answer, it seems, is to some strange and at times barely recognizable place. The …

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Music Reviews: An Expanded Edition of the Grateful Dead’s ‘Skull & Roses’ LP, plus Crowded House and Reigning Sound

A previously unavailable San Francisco concert augments an anniversary edition of a Dead LP. Also, the return of Crowded House and new music from Reigning Sound.

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Music Reviews: An Alligator Records Anthology and Tim Buckley Live plus Johnny Ace and the Four Tunes

An independent blues label showcases highlights from its first half-century. Also, a live set from the late, great Tim Buckley and anthologies from two early vocal acts.

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Music Reviews: Frank Zappa’s Final US Concert, plus Ashley Riley, Richard X. Heyman, Raoul Vignal, and Nefesh Mountain

A previously unreleased live set from Zappa, one of rock's most versatile and idiosyncratic performers. Also: Ashley Riley's gorgeous CD and more new releases.

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