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    The Power of Two

    The Power of Two

    In the fall of 1966, during a stretch of nine weeks away from the Beatles, John Lennon wrote a song. He was in rural Spain at the time, on the…

    Radiohead’s ‘A Moon Shaped Pool’: 10 Unreleased Gems That Didn’t Make It

    Radiohead’s ‘A Moon Shaped Pool’: 10 Unreleased Gems That Didn’t Make It

    Six months ago Radiohead released the ninth album of their storied 31 year career. As ever, they didn’t disappoint. A sprawling, emotional masterpiece, A Moon Shaped Pool is filled to the…

    Forget The Beatles – Liszt was music’s first “superstar”

    Forget The Beatles – Liszt was music’s first “superstar”

    The women who screamed and swooned for the 19th Century piano virtuoso Franz Liszt set the pattern for fans in our own time – from The Beatles to Justin Bieber.…

    Peter Gabriel – 10 of the best

    Peter Gabriel – 10 of the best

    1. Solsbury Hill Given the financial hole he was in, and the success of The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway, 1974 was an odd year for Peter Gabriel to hand…

    Led Zeppelin – Rank The Albums

    Led Zeppelin – Rank The Albums

    It’s a truth universally acknowledged* that Led Zeppelin’s second album is their greatest work ever. It may have been disputed in pubs across the country, and occasionally slipped to second…

    David Bowie’s ‘Heroes’: How Berlin Shaped Eclectic 1977 Masterpiece

    David Bowie’s ‘Heroes’: How Berlin Shaped Eclectic 1977 Masterpiece

    Beside the Berlin Wall, Bowie made music to uplift the world Fully settled in Berlin, with a work system established and in a far better place, physically and emotionally, than…

    Desert Trip: How Classic Rock Mega-Fest Proved Doubters Wrong

    Desert Trip: How Classic Rock Mega-Fest Proved Doubters Wrong

    It was inevitable. Mick Jagger, who coined the phrase “Coachella for old people” last spring to describe Desert Trip, cracked the first jokes about aging rock stars from the stage,…

    True Bruce: Springsteen Goes Deep, From Early Trauma to Future of E Street

    True Bruce: Springsteen Goes Deep, From Early Trauma to Future of E Street

    Rocker opens up about his life, expanding on revelations in candid new memoir ‘Born to Run’ Enter Bruce Springsteen, whistling. He’s cradling a couple of leather jackets for a photo…