FILM REVIEW: DAVID CROSBY: REMEMBER MY NAME

  David Crosby was a Byrd who became a “difficult cat”. In Remember My Name he is an old dog armed with a guitar in one hand and a spliff in the other. This musician and artist is very candid about his full and colourful life in this feature-length documentary. This film is ultimately an entertaining and insightful…

FILM REVIEW: SHOW ME THE PICTURE: THE STORY OF JIM MARSHALL

  Imagine the photo shoot for Bob Dylan’s Freewheelin’ or concerts like: Woodstock, Johnny Cash’s gigs at Folsom and San Quentin, and The Beatles’s last official show at Candlestick Park. Most of us would trade our left hands to have been there. But if you were Jim Marshall, you could boast that you went and shot it! The late…

DVD REVIEW: THE SIXTIES

  If you remember the sixties, you weren’t there. But this is no longer a problem thanks to the 10-part documentary series, The Sixties. The program is an informative and in-depth account of a formative and tumultuous decade, especially for America (and it is from this slant and perspective that this TV series is told)….

ALBUM REVIEW: VARIOUS – CLASSIC AMERICANA 2

  “Americana” is a little like “love” in so far as it’s a handy catch-all term for a number of different things. The former word was used as early as 1841 and can describe any materials relating to American history, folklore or geography, or things considered to be typical of American culture. As a musical genre, it is…

LIVE REVIEW: CROSBY, STILLS & NASH @ HORDERN PAVILION (04.04.2012)

Photo credit: Henry Diltz Here is a live review I wrote about the recent Crosby, Stills & Nash show as part of the Origin Blogger Competition in conjunction with Vivid Live Sydney. You could only write a 100-word review so it’s very short, but here goes: LIVE REVIEW: CROSBY, STILLS & NASH @ HORDERN PAVILION…