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.
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.
The 50h anniversary remix of the Beatles’ 1968 album has fans mostly listening for the good, new bits.
Steely Dan expert Anthony Robustelli has nice things to say (and unique insights) about all their studio albums but that doesn’t mean he doesn’t have his personal preferences.
The White Album’s songs embraced the musical styles that helped shape The Beatles into the force that they had become, while putting a fresh spin on genres already familiar to the public.