Review: U2’s ‘Horizon’ Hints At Group’s Creative Sunset
2009 / Music

Review: U2’s ‘Horizon’ Hints At Group’s Creative Sunset

For its last two records, U2 set as the group’s primary musical objective to prove that these middle-aged rock legends are still the best band in the world. The group’s new album, “No Line On The Horizon,” finds the Irish combo in a new era and with a far fuzzier purpose. Continue reading

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Review: Van Morrison Revisits, Reworks ’60s Masterpiece On Live Disc
2009 / Music

Review: Van Morrison Revisits, Reworks ’60s Masterpiece On Live Disc

His lyrics harken back to the poetry of the Romantics and often drift back to the Belfast of his youth, but Van Morrison is a notoriously unsentimental musician when it comes to playing his greatest hits. This makes his decision to release a live album celebrating his most mystical, beguiling record more than 40 years after he first recorded it all the more intriguing. Continue reading