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
Tag Archives: 2008
Soundbytes: Top 10 Albums Of 2008
Looking to cash in your iTunes gift card from the holidays? Soundbytes’ David Hyland has recommendations where to spend it. Continue reading
Preview: Rock Hall Hitting Rock Bottom?
More than two decades after the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducted its first artists, the organization now appears like it’s scraping the bottom of the barrel for its latest class. Read our preview of Monday night’s ceremony. Continue reading
Soundbytes: 5 Music Predictions For 2008
Before we cross over into 2008, Soundbytes’ David Hyland has gazed into his crystal ball and is ready to divulge some musical predictions of what we can expect in the year to come. Continue reading