The Grateful Dead
Everybody has a favorite musician they look up to, and when that artist passes away, it can feel like your best memories have vanished with them. The days you would race to the music store to grab your copy of their new album or wait in line for hours just to see them perform live; the people you were with and the places you were at when you first heard the songs that would soon become your favorites.
“Hold still,” she scolded. Mary Dixon was doing what she does second best. Face painting. The XRT Morning Show had yielded to her grand scheme to tie our Halloween to The Museum of Contemporary Art’s […]
I had a request for my Lin’s Bin on the Unwritten Rules of Rock, Part One. Here’s the scripted, do it yourself version. Scott Letscher asks – Lin, I’ve heard about the unwritten rules of […]
This is a big bicycle weekend. Bike The Drive. The weather will never be better. I mean never. And some intrepid cyclists are departing Chicago for Boston to raise money for http://www.ignitethespirit.org/rich-pinskey-hank-schueler-scholarship/ And some of […]
Indie rock’s elite are covering the Grateful Dead on an upcoming tribute album. And the Dead love it!
Remember. You can’t call it a hundred year flood if it happens every couple of years. If you’re anything like me, you may have been running late today because every road and viaduct we encountered […]
[photogallerylink id=91170 align=left]Always a band that has never been afraid to explore new boundaries, the upcoming EP Long Live The King from The [lastfm]Decemberists[/lastfm] sees the group pay homage to a band not many people […]
The fourth annual Record Store Day (Saturday, April 16) is a celebration of music, independent record stores, and the trusty wax itself. Even if you are without a means to listen to vinyl records these […]
The 1977 documentary The Grateful Dead Movie will once again grace the big screen. The film has not been available in wide theatrical distribution since its initial release over 30 years ago. The rereleased version […]
In 1987, Garcia wanted to get back to his more traditional music roots like what he was involved in before [lastfm]The Grateful Dead[/lastfm] so the [lastfm]Jerry Garcia Acoustic Band[/lastfm] was formed. [lastfm]Jerry Garcia[/lastfm] fans have […]