Soundbytes: Pop Music’s 5 Best Halloween Songs
2010 / Halloween / Music / Top 10

Soundbytes: Pop Music’s 5 Best Halloween Songs

When it comes to celebrating Halloween, it’s film — not music — that is the popular art form that has best defined and shaped this most spooky of holidays. Ask anyone to name a scary theme from Halloween and the smart money says they’re most often drawing on ideas and motifs popularized in the movies. Continue reading

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Concert Review: Dylan Doubleheader Delivers Surprises, As Expected
2010 / Live Reviews / Music

Concert Review: Dylan Doubleheader Delivers Surprises, As Expected

Bob Dylan underscored his trouble-making philosophy countless times during two back-to-back sets at Overture Hall in downtown Madison on Monday night. Throughout both concerts, he demonstrated many times how his unpredictability can reveal the breadth of his genius. Occasionally, however, it also showed his mischievousness. Continue reading