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The Kinks' Kronikles stands as their greatest collection

Walking, waiting and hoping on the rest of Tom Petty's Wildflowers

Through the years with "Wharf Rat" and the Grateful Dead

One year later, another night with the Rolling Stones

Pearl Jam offers up surprising twists and turns on Gigaton

Locked in with Day For Night and the Tragically Hip

Night 43: A scorching introduction to Pearl Jam's bootlegs

Led Zeppelin's cottage revival and the birth of III

10 for the 10s: Telling the story of the past decade in 10 albums

Capturing the Rolling Stones in a moment of revolution, via Live'r Than You'll Ever Be

Wilco arrives at a new, familiar destinaton on Ode to Joy

Ginger Baker, a life unmatched

Winding through the astral plane with the Velvet Underground

This is the place: Delving into Radiohead's hacked minidiscs

Dylan, the Band and capturing the flood in 1974

The blinding, belated brilliance of Bob Dylan's Street Legal

Weird, real, emotional: Traveling the years with Stephen Malkmus and Pig Lib

Led Zeppelin's first contact, 50 years later

R.E.M., rediscovery and collapsing into 2019

Looking back through Jimi Hendrix's trains

Climbing hills and breaking down walls with the Magpie Salute in Paris

Balance, "Beware of Darkness" and George Harrison

Another ride through Neil Young's "Music Arcade"

An American Treasure highlights the pure power of Tom Petty's music

Nothing's not my fault: Pearl Jam returns to Fenway Park

Pearl Jam teams with Seattle to bring its music home

Twisted words and singalongs: Capping four nights and 25 years with Radiohead in New York


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UPDATED: Feb. 3, 2021

Revelations and repeated listens with Layla

Cover of Layla by Derek and the Dominos

Detailing another trip down the rabbit hole of the Derek and the Dominos masterpiece.


REVIEWS

Lockdown becomes a boon on McCartney III
Left to his own devices and devoid a modern producer, Paul McCartney followed his own beat and made a record worthy of this moment.

An overdue dream come true: Tom Petty’s complete vision of Wildflowers arrives
A quarter century in the making, Wildflowers & All the Rest —the total vision of Petty's masterpiece —is a welcome addition to the artist's cannon.

The Flaming Lips tackle ghosts on American Head
A look back at old friends sees the Flaming Lips turn to some retro sounds on their latest album.

Murder, mystery and melancholy weave together on Bob Dylan’s Rough and Rowdy Ways
Without direct references and sounding as though it came from another time, Dylan offers up art for our current, confused time.


VOICES

Tiny Music and Stone Temple Pilots long-overdue reconsideration
Stone Temple Pilots' wonderfully weird third album demonstrated just how much the band had grown in the aftermath of rock stardom and all its trappings..

Salvation, bootlegs and mid-morning revelations
A quick snapshot of listening to music in the car and nearly drifting into the breakdown lane out of pure, beautiful shock.

Navigating those solitary moments with Bob Dylan's solitary triumph
Soundtracking another late night with the early takes from Blood on the Tracks.

Late nights on Abbey Road
Ruminations on nearly 25 years of listening to the Beatles' last stand in solitude.


CONCERT REPORTS

Phish shares jokes, jams and overall weirdness with Providence
At the risk of sounding like I don't know what I'm talking about, Phish turned in a weird show. It was still a blast.

Mudhoney keeps fighting creeps everywhere, one show at a time
Mudhoney's fuzz keeps marching through the years, fighting the good fight and keeping audiences enthralled.

Gov’t Mule plies their trade with brilliance in Boston
They couldn't have known it, but Warren Haynes and company were the perfect band at the perfect time on this night at the waterfront.

Mark Lanegan works within the moment at the Sinclair
Stepping up on a Monday night in Cambridge, Mark Lanegan channeled greatness and played without compromise.