Rex Ray tells what went into the making of the artwork for Bowie’s 2003 album "Reality."
Conspiracy theories and rock ’n’ roll have never been strangers. Most of the modern world’s most enduring political mysteries have surfaced in song somewhere or other, from the young Bob Dylan to The Dead Kennedys, from The Mothers Of Invention to TV Smith, and on to the handful of acts that have questioned the official response to sundry more recent events. Few bands, however, ever nailed their colors so firmly to the conspiratorial flagpole than the Wanderers.
As the Slow Train Coming tour rolled on Dylan’s audience was furious, and reviewers were savage. Dylan remained undaunted, however, and the unrecorded songs featured in his live show became the core of his next album, Saved.
A price guide to Bob Dylan 45s and albums from 1974 to 1983, plus the most valuable Dylan vinyl releases, excerpted from the "Goldmine Standard Catalog of American Records, 1950 to 1975, 6th Edition," by Tim Neely.
Eric Solomon is an immensely talented musician who has a lived a fascinating life. In the following interview, he speaks about growing up in Africa, his journey into a career in music and his album, My Reality.
Manchester Orchestra is in the studio working on an album for release in spring 2009 and will be hitting the road in November 2008.
Metro Station is touring to support its eponymous album and is on the road along with Disco Balls & Blow Up Dolls.