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TIMES LIKE THIS

Thursday, February 10th, 2011

In the August 1998 issue of Live! Music Review, Minneapolis musician and L!MR contributor John Eller interviewed Slim Dunlap of the legendary Replacements. BigO editor Stephen Tan chipped in with a review of Putting On The Ritz - the first bootleg to chronicle Dunlap's first tour with the band. It's ...

MADE FOR THESE TIMES

Thursday, January 20th, 2011

From Brian Wilson to R.E.M. to Elvis to Led Zeppelin, Bill Glahn's Live! Music Review scours the earth to uncover more hard-to-find unofficial releases. BRIAN WILSON The Sweet Insanity Sessions” [BR 9202] Reprinted from the October 1993 edition. Beach Boy fans should rejoice at this news. Rumors have persisted over the last several years ...

THE Z FILES: PART 2

Thursday, October 14th, 2010

From 1993 to 2000, the print publication Live! Music Review kept bootleg CD collectors abreast on all the latest offerings. In the age of torrents, many of these recordings are now available as downloads. As a service to music fans, L!MR editor Bill Glahn is making reprints of these reviews ...

THE Z FILES: PART 1

Thursday, September 30th, 2010

Every bootleg fan will probably own at least one, if not more, Led Zeppelin boot. Here, Bill Glahn, who edited Live! Music Review, gives the low down on some key Led Zep boots. Throughout its seven-year history, Live! Music Review reviewed hundreds of bootlegs by Led Zeppelin. Zep was one of ...

FUTURE/NOW

Thursday, July 22nd, 2010

In October 1995, the Recording Industry Association of America was making great advancements in building a wall between music fans and their beloved live music bootlegs. But was it just a battle won by the industry in a war destined for failure? We all know the answer to that now, ...

THEM BOOTS!

Thursday, July 8th, 2010

July 12 Update: Live! Music Review is now at Facebook. Click here. All comments welcome. He's also on Twitter [LMRonTwit] Bootleg releases might have circulated via vinyl in the early days but by 1999, the technology of the Internet and CD-R burners was already creating a boon for collectors. Record labels ...

DAVIES & DICKENS

Thursday, June 24th, 2010

Ray Davies of The Kinks is an English rock 'n' roller while Charles Dickens was a writer from the Victorian era. Yet, according to Bill Glahn, editor of Live! Music Review, a case could probably be made that Ray Davies is the Charles Dickens of rock 'n' roll. Ray Davies and ...

LABOR DAY IN ASH GROVE

Sunday, June 13th, 2010

It's been nine months since Labor Day (first Monday of September) and things are still as tough as ever. As Bill Glahn, editor of Live! Music Review, says, Ash Grove, Missouri isn't just a “sleepy” community. It's in a coma. Pictures by Bill Glahn and Kathryn Long. They're stocking shirts in ...

VOICES FROM THE CHOIR: THE CLASH

Wednesday, February 17th, 2010

One of the great pleasures of editing Live! Music Review was reading the letters it generated from readers every month. Many offered reviews of their favorite artists - often releases we hadn't covered. While some of these reviews fell into the trappings of “fandom” - where every performance was “spectacular” ...

THE BEST OF LIVE! MUSIC REVIEW: RIAA - ARTIST FRIEND OR ARTIST FOE? (PART 2)

Thursday, January 28th, 2010

After Live! Music Review closed, editor Bill Glahn wrote a series of articles for Counterpunch called RIAA Watch. Bill notes: "For purposes of relevance, I'll defer to one of those articles for this edition of The Best of Live! Music Review. Many updates follow which should be of interest to ...