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Life is a Rip Off

John Olson of the band Wolf Eyes reviews one record per day for one year... from the best in death metal demo tapes to thrift store bin gospel.

Gwen Ifill, Leon Russell, Leonard Cohen, and Janet Reno

You Will Not Be Forgotten

It's been a rough week: we've lost some talented people. Longing to know more about Gwen Ifill, Leon Russell, Leonard Cohen, or Janet Reno? We offer these selections.

The Bird and the Rifle

Listening to The Bird and the Rifle for the very first time, I spontaneously burst into tears during track six.  That’s some impressive song crafting.

 

album cover of Bob Dylan's Nashville Skyline

Bob Dylan Primer: Dig into Works by the Newly Named Nobel Prize Winner

Bob Dylan joins the ranks of previous American laureates in literature--Faulkner, Hemingway, and Steinbeck--with the honor of the Nobel Prize in Literature 2016, "for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition." On the occasion of this award, we offer a Dylan primer.

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