It takes a unique point-of-view to make guitars by hand these days — and to maintain a shop in NYC’s now-high-rent Greenwich Village. Combining art, craft, persistence — and more than a touch of stubbornness — Rick Kelly of Carmine Street Guitars gets a well-earned moment in the spotlight in a thoughtful new documentary.
A recent auction of guitars and other instruments owned by Steely Dan’s Walter Becker had some interesting moments. And buyers.
The new remix of the White Album keeps yielding surprises. From previously-unheard asides by the Fab Four to musical bits that now stand out. We break down the second album of the double-album set.