How does a mega fan of both the Beatles and 70s drug music miss Big Star for 30 years? Even he isn’t sure anymore.
Thank You Friends: The Ardent Records Story is out now in the UK on Ace/Big Beat. According to the Ace Records press, the 2-disc collection from the legendray Memphis recording studio contains “no less than 14 rare or unissued Big Star-related cuts, most of which have not been on CD before. These include demos, alternate … Continue reading Rare, Unissued Big Star
Little Steven’s Underground Garage Rock Festival was so huge (40 bands over 12 hours), Glorious Noise sent two separate contributors to cover the event. Here’s Johnny Loftus’ version.
Little Steven’s Underground Garage Rock Festival was so huge (40 bands over 12 hours), Glorious Noise sent two separate contributors to cover the event. Here’s Kristy Eldredge’s version.
Inside The Bell/Chilton Songbook by Kent H. Benjamin. A fascinating look into the writing and recording of Big Star’s albums. Via Chromewaves. [Link updated April 2010. -ed.]
It sounds like the Hanson boys are getting hip on us now. Check out this quote from an article on rollingstone.com: “There’s more reckless abandon on this record,” says Taylor [Hanson]. “A sense that we’re not gonna over-think things. I wanna leave space for people to hear the parts, the grit of the guitar or … Continue reading Hanson: It’s Just Good