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Another Record Store Day has come and gone, and now we get to sit back and watch the lucky few who managed to snag exclusive releases turn them around on eBay for much more than they originally paid. We looked at auctions that had at least one bid — meaning that they will more tha… More »

Most of us have better video-watching experiences by falling into YouTube wormholes than we do by keeping up with new music videos as they come out. So with that in mind, let me start off this week’s column by introducing you to one. Kelefa Sanneh’s great New Yorker article about New York hardcore led me… More »

It’s finally the time of year where there are more movies in theaters than I have time to see, especially in NYC with earlier premieres. That’s not a bad place to be, because a lot of them have been good and a lot of them have used music well. It was only once I’d finished… More »

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Bob Dylan Announces The Cutting Edge 1965-1966: The Bootleg Series Vol. 12

I hope Bob Dylan never stops putting out box sets. As long as there are diehard Dylan fans who will buy each and every anthology,…
Caitlin White | September 24, 2015 - 11:49 am

Bob Dylan & The Band’s Big Pink House Is Available To Rent

“Big Pink,” the West Saugerties house where Bob Dylan and the Band holed up and recorded most of the music that would eventually become the…
Peter Helman | August 29, 2015 - 3:18 pm

Jeff Tweedy Doesn’t Even Like Star Wars (The Movie)

In an interview in the new print edition of Rolling Stone, Jeff Tweedy addressed Wilco's surprise new album Star Wars among other things.
Caitlin White | August 18, 2015 - 11:43 am

Clickhole Crowdfunded And Delivered A $1500 Sleep Number Bed For Bob Dylan

Human beings are inherently selfish. We just go about our business, living out our small little lives, always thinking about ourselves, never stopping to consider…
Peter Helman | August 17, 2015 - 8:26 pm

50 Years Later, Bob Dylan’s Electric Guitar Returns To Newport

Fifty years ago today, on July 25, 1965, Bob Dylan scandalized the folk world by (gasp!) plugging his guitar in and launching into "Maggie's Farm."…
Peter Helman | July 25, 2015 - 1:46 pm

Sinead O’Connor Says Music Has Officially Died Because Of Kim Kardashian

Sinead O'Connor has joined the chorus of Kim Kardashian haters, and done so with a bang. In a scathing Facebook post, O'Connor declared that music…
Caitlin White | July 14, 2015 - 12:54 pm

Amoeba Is Selling Its Most Expensive Record Ever

Last month, California's famous record chain Amoeba Music acquired a large collection of vinyl from an "iconic industry family" located in New Jersey. One of…
James Rettig | July 1, 2015 - 4:39 pm

Watch A 10-Year-Old Tinashe Sing “The Times They Are A-Changin'” To Bob Dylan

Before she broke through as an airy R&B star, Tinashe was a child actress. Quite recently, in fact, she was playing the kid's girlfriend o…
Tom Breihan | May 26, 2015 - 9:46 am

Watch Bob Dylan’s Willfully Strange Performance On David Letterman’s Penultimate Show

David Letterman's last-ever Late Show will air tonight. But if Letterman somehow doesn't make it to work today, last night's show was a pretty good…
Tom Breihan | May 20, 2015 - 8:40 am

Bob Dylan To Perform On Second-To-Last Late Show, First Letterman Appearance In 22 Years

Bob Dylan will perform on the second-to-last night of David Letterman's longstanding career as host of The Late Show. Dylan rarely makes late-night TV appearances,…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | May 15, 2015 - 2:07 pm

Very Candid Pete Townshend Talks Dylan, Springsteen, Zeppelin, Spotify, And Why He Doesn’t Enjoy Performing

This spring, Pete Townshend and the Who embarked on an extensive 50th anniversary tour, which has been billed as their last major outing. Townshend will…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | May 7, 2015 - 4:33 pm

Bob Dylan Recorded A Second Album Of Sinatra Covers

Last month, Bob Dylan released Shadows In The Night, a full album of nothing but Frank Sinatra covers. It is absolutely crazy that he did…
Tom Breihan | March 3, 2015 - 1:35 pm

Bob Dylan – “The Night We Called It A Day” Video

Last month, Bob Dylan released his Frank Sinatra tribute album Shadows In The Night, and today we're graced with an accompanying video for the classic…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | March 2, 2015 - 11:13 am

Noel Gallagher Explains Why Seinfeld Is The Best And Alt-J Can Fuck Off

When we spoke with Noel Gallagher recently, the ex-Oasis guitarist had harsh words for Beyoncé and Kanye West. Gallagher loves to run his mouth —…
Chris DeVille | February 27, 2015 - 11:16 am

Hear Kevin Morby Cover Bob Dylan, The Germs, & Silver Jews For Aquarium Drunkard

Kevin Morby has been a member of two of my favorite bands, Babies and Woods, but his solo work is just as compelling as any…
Caitlin White | February 19, 2015 - 3:34 pm

Bob Dylan Downplays Merle Haggard Diss, Praises Springsteen, Maintains That Steely Dan Is Not Rock In MusiCares Postmortem

Bob Dylan was honored at the 2015 MusiCares Gala as Person Of The Year last week prior to the Grammys, and his hour-and-a-half-long speech about
Caitlin White | February 13, 2015 - 1:24 pm

Preview Jack White, Bruce Springsteen, & Neil Young Covering Bob Dylan At The MusiCares Person Of The Year Gala

As part of last weekend's Grammy festivities, Bob Dylan was honored as MusiCares Person Of The Year. You probably heard about him trash-talking Merle Haggard
Chris DeVille | February 10, 2015 - 1:41 pm

Bob Dylan Disses His Critics And Gets Covered By Jack White, Beck, And Bruce Springsteen At MusiCares Tribute

Last night, Bob Dylan was honored with the Person Of The Year award at the 2015 MusiCares Gala. Jack White, Beck, Bruce Springsteen, Neil Young,…
James Rettig | February 7, 2015 - 12:31 pm
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