Review: Documentary Trails Rockers’ Search For Woody Guthrie
2001 / Movie Reviews / Music

Review: Documentary Trails Rockers’ Search For Woody Guthrie

A newly released BBC documentary, “Man In The Sand,” takes viewers on the journey that saw Billy Bragg and Wilco attempting to put music to incomplete works by folk-music icon Woody Guthrie. In the process, the musicians literally follow in Guthrie’s footsteps, visiting the places that he stopped in America’s heartland and giving an insider’s view of the recording process. Continue reading

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Review: April’s Record Review Roundup: A Classic Makes A Slight Return
2001 / Music

Review: April’s Record Review Roundup: A Classic Makes A Slight Return

While a reissue of Marvin Gaye’s masterpiece, “What’s Going On,” threatens to leave listeners in a a state of permanent excitation, two other new releases — Daft Punk and most of all, the Melvins — quickly quell that feeling. Continue reading