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  • Live Review: Focusing on mostly new material, Bob Dylan delivers an invigorating performance at DAR Constitution Hall

    Live Review: Focusing on mostly new material, Bob Dylan delivers an invigorating performance at DAR Constitution Hall
    For years one of the pleasures of going to a Bob Dylan concert was the guessing game of "What will he play tonight?" It wasn't always easy to recognize the surprises, what with the new, flattened melodies and 12/8 tempos the songs often assumed, but it was a real delight when you did.
  • Allegory of the Cave: '20,000 Days on Earth' Spends 24 hours with Nick Cave

    Allegory of the Cave: '20,000 Days on Earth' Spends 24 hours with Nick Cave
    Nick Cave, like Narcissus or Miley Cyrus, is a myth. But he’s a myth who thinks about myths, writes about them, knows how they work, and builds this knowledge into each new layer of the myth he’s becoming. In this he’s like a number of...

    Hey Hey, Woody Guthrie

    Hey Hey, Woody Guthrie
    In March, when I drove from Austin to Baltimore, I visited Oklahoma for the first time. Even compared to North Texas, the Oklahoma landscape seemed empty of vegetation and buildings. The huge sky over the brown-grass hills seemed to contain little but...

    Worse Than The Blues

    Worse Than The Blues
    Bob Dylan sang, "If my thought-dreams could be seen, they'd probably put my head in a guillotine." Well, you should see John Fahey's thought-dreams. "All I have ever done with music," Fahey wrote in 1996, "was to depict various emotions in an organized...

    A Very Long, But Not So Strange, Trip With the Roots

    Backpacker rap has experienced something of an identity crisis in the last few years. Artists in its orbit could almost always count on critical success and a healthy cult audience. But when quasi-backpacker Kanye West rocketed to multiplatinum...