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DVD Reviews

Lenny Kravitz Reveals Life On the Road In ‘Just Let Go’ (DVD REVIEW)

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Lenny Kravitz was born into a celebrity family. His mother was actress Roxie Roker and his father Sy, an NBC News producer. He transformed into Romeo Blue, married an actress, spawned a daughter, became “Lenny ...

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Fare Thee Well: Celebrating 50 Years of the Grateful Dead – July 5th, 2015 (DVD REVIEW)

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By the time the July 5th Fare Thee Well show at Chicago’s Soldier Field rolled around, the so- called core four of the Grateful Dead—Bob Weir, Phil Lesh, Bill Kreutzmann and Mickey Hart—plus Trey Anastasio, ...

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Pat Metheny – The Unity Sessions (DVD REVIEW)

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The inclusion of elements from various phases of Pat Metheny’s career gives deeper meaning to the title of this DVD. The Missouri-born guitarist/composer has made himself an icon of contemporary jazz by effectively playing off the ...

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Taste: What’s Going On – Live At The Isle Of Wight 1970 (DVD REVIEW)

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If you’ve ever wondered what it was like to become one with the music, all you have to do is watch the transformation that happens on the face of guitar player Rory Gallagher as he ...

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Jeff Lynne’s ELO Live In Hyde Park (DVD REVIEW)

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There is a moment during the excellent bonus documentary, Mr Blue Sky, that comes with the new DVD, Jeff Lynne’s ELO: Live In Hyde Park, where Lynne talks about the glory days of pop music. ...

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Aerosmith Rocks Donington (DVD REVIEW)

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“Do not attempt to adjust the illusion.” And so it begins. Following a few backstage snippets, the bad boys of Boston take to the huge stage at Donington Park in England and start getting our ...

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The Rolling Stones: Hyde Park Live 1969 (DVD REVIEW)

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It was 1969. Early July, to be exact. A warm day with scattered white clouds moving across the sky as an array of mostly young bohemians made their way into London’s Hyde Park for a ...

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The Who: Live At Shea Stadium 1982 (DVD REVIEW)

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“This captures a unique bonfire in the eternal blaze of The Who,” former Melody Maker journalist Chris Roberts writes in the booklet accompanying the new DVD, The Who: Live At Shea Stadium 1982. A definite ...

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The Rolling Stones From The Vault: The Marquee – Live in 1971 (DVD REVIEW)

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The Rolling Stones needed to get out of England – the quicker the better, before the new tax season started. They had gone on a short nine city “Farewell Tour” of the UK, a month ...

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Wilco Document Solid Sound Festival on “Every Other Summer” (FESTIVAL PREVIEW/FILM REVIEW)

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As we inch closer to the biennial Wilco-hosted Solid Sound Festival in North Adams, Massachusetts on the grounds of Mass MoCA, it’s crucial to remember the profound impact it has had on this quiet little ...

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