When Barack Obama busted into a few bars from Al Green's "Let's Stay Together" at an Apollo Theatre performance, he reminded the entirety of the United States of why we elected him back in 2008: He's a total rock star!
If you're skeptical, just look at the numbers. MTV reports that sales of "Let's ... More >>
Stephen StillsThe Fillmore Miami Beach at The Jackie Gleason TheaterSaturday, April 17, 2010Better Than: Having to mud through WoodstockThe Review:Okay, it's a given that I and everyone else who has ever heard American music am somewhat familiar with the work of Stephen Stills. I mean, how could ... More >>
Slaid Cleaves - Everything You Love Will Be Taken AwayAfter toiling in the trenches these many years as a folk-tinged journeyman singer-songwriter, Cleaves has finally painted his masterpiece, one that ought to make both his longtime fans and those who are still novices react with awe.Richie Furay - ... More >>
Notes from the Soundboard is a new column appearing weekly on Crossfade, focused on pop music's history and ongoing evolution. Lee Zimmerman shares insights
and observations on how music continues to connect with the weirdness of the world. Click here to read past installments.
I try not to spend ... More >>