Live Music: Rodriguez at the Greek Theater

By Mike Finkelstein Sometimes life just dishes up a better story than we might actually invent for ourselves. And often the goodness isn’t all that obvious. For Sixto Rodriguez the path to popularity has certainly not been conventional. His musical career was by all rights dead in the water in the early 70’s. But strange… Read More Live Music: Rodriguez at the Greek Theater

Film Review: American Masters: Jimi Hendrix- “Hear My Train A Comin’”

By Devon Wendell The Experience Hendrix estate and the good people of PBS present a brand new Jimi Hendrix documentary, Hear My Train A Comin’ as a part of their American Masters series. There was an advanced screening of the film at The Sony Entertainment Room in Beverly Hills on Wednesday, October 2nd. It will… Read More Film Review: American Masters: Jimi Hendrix- “Hear My Train A Comin’”

DVD Review: Neil Young’s Music Box: Here We Are In the Years

Neil Young Neil Young’s Music Box: Here We Are In the Years  (Sexy Intellectual Production) By Brian Arsenault The problem I have with this long titled DVD is that while it’s all Neil Young all the time, you hardly have any Neil Young music and performance.  It’s all music critics (and you know how untrustworthy… Read More DVD Review: Neil Young’s Music Box: Here We Are In the Years

CD Review: West Coast Seattle Boy: The Jimi Hendrix Anthology

By Devon Wendell Unlike the countless amount of posthumous Hendrix anthologies released over the past several decades, West Coast Seattle Boy traces Hendrix’s career as a session guitarist.  The material reaches from gigs in the early to mid ‘60s — with some of the greatest legends of soul, including The Isley Brothers, Don Covay, Rosa… Read More CD Review: West Coast Seattle Boy: The Jimi Hendrix Anthology