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Van Morrison’s Vocal Ventures

October 17, 2014 • 0
Nobody quite understands Van Morrison. If Bob Dylan’s long stretches of patent bizarreness in the 1980s seem incomprehensible to most, then Van Morrison’s entire career surely must remain an enigma.

“Funeral,” Ten Years After

October 3, 2014 • 0
The music industry has produced very few seminal albums in the last 20 years. I do not wish to join the ranks of those who decry the very foundations of modern music — I’m looking at you, Gene Simmons — and proclaim that because rock is dead we will never again see a Great Album. »
Ay, mate.

The British Isles in Black and White

August 29, 2014 • 0
The Yale Center for British Art’s new exhibition “Bruce Davidson/Paul Caponigro: Two American Photographers in Britain and Ireland,” came as something of a revelation.