Bob Dylan


  • The King at the Garden: Elvis Presley’s 1972 Triumph

    June 10, 1972, was no ordinary day at Madison Square Garden. The hallowed halls, famous for hosting legendary sports battles and unforgettable music performances, were about to witness another momentous event. Elvis Presley, the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll, was back in New York City for the first time since the ’50s. This wasn’t just…

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  • Why 2024’s Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Inductees Disappoint

    “There has to be a party. Which is why there have to be as many inductees crammed in as groupies at a Mötley Crüe orgy.”

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  • MAF 2024: Hearken Audio / Trafomatic Audio, Reed, Etsuro Urushi, Yeti

    Prices listed in CA$. So many people! I screamed inside. The Hearken Audio room was packed all the way to the main corridor, with people bustling to get inside. The room was also narrow, with only a few seats. I waited my turn and got inside to see what all the fuss was about. The…

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  • Diving Into Disco – Rediscovering the Soul of a Generation

    Hi, my name is Claude and I’m a… disco addict. There I said it. Now that wasn’t so awful after all. Truth be told, I never shied away from admitting my lifelong disco dependency to strangers. I was always an unabashed member of the disco brigade, but from what I’ve gathered from friends and acquaintances,…

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  • Reviewed—MoFi’s One Of These Nights By The Eagles

    As the ’60s came to a close, with the dawn of the new decade just on the horizon, many rock bands abandoned references to psychedelics in their music, favouring instead a return to roots, folk, and country.

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  • Reviewed—MoFi’s Crosby, Stills & Nash

    “In some instances, MoFi’s One-Step transfer gives us a ‘you are there” realism rarely heard on record”

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  • The Last Waltz: The Band’s Final Curtain Call

    On November 25, 1976, The Band took the stage at San Francisco’s Winterland Ballroom for what would be their final performance, an event that would come to be known as “The Last Waltz.” This concert, however, was more than just a swan song for one of rock’s most influential groups; it was a monumental celebration…

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  • How I Became an Audiophile

    “Sometime in the 1990s that slumbering beast within, audiophilus obsessivus, awakened.”

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  • Bob Dylan’s Prophetic Strains: Crafting ‘The Times They Are A-Changin”

    In the musical crucible of New York City, on a day woven into the fabric of rock folklore, Bob Dylan, a lyrical architect of the times, entered Studio A of Columbia Recording Studios with a message reverberating with the echoes of change. October 24, 1963, marked the day — a day where the crisp autumn…

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  • The DUALITY of Sinéad O’Connor

    It wasn’t, obviously, all agony. But that press conference—it was a rare moment of placidity in a timeframe of incidents.

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  • Summer Jam at Watkins Glen: An Unprecedented Event in Rock History

    On July 28, 1973, an event that would leave an indelible mark in the annals of rock history unfolded at the Watkins Glen Grand Prix Raceway in Watkins Glen, New York. Dubbed the Summer Jam at Watkins Glen, this one-day music festival gathered an unprecedented crowd, setting a Guinness World Record for the “largest audience…

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  • The Night Bob Dylan Plugged In: Newport’s Shock Waves Still Reverberating

    In a world ruled by the sweet and somber strums of acoustic guitars, there came a night when one man dared to buck the system. That man was Bob Dylan, and the date was July 25, 1965. The world of folk music, and indeed the wider spectrum of popular music, was about to be forever…

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  • Michael Fremer bares all in exclusive interview with PMA Magazine, Pt 3/3

    Even Mikey admits that the sound of digital playback has come a long way since its nascent ear-bleeding days. Still, is there an entry-level vinyl setup available today he thinks can beat the sound of even the most expensive digital front-ends?

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  • MICHEL PETRUCCIANI: THE MONTREUX YEARS

    BMG & THE MONTREUX JAZZ FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES THE NEXT RELEASE IN THE MONTREUX YEARS SERIES.  A COLLECTION OF MICHEL PETRUCCIANI’S FINEST PERFORMANCES AT THE MONTREUX JAZZ FESTIVAL FROM 1990 – 1998. PRE-ORDER LONDON, WEDNESDAY MARCH 1, 2023 – BMG and The Montreux Jazz Festival have today announced the release of “Michel Petrucciani: The Montreux Years”…

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  • MoFi’s In-a-Gadda-Da-Vida and Truth reviewed, Pt 1

    By 1968, the sweet Summer of Love was long gone, but the strong scent of acid still permeated the airwaves within the burgeoning, quickly-evolving rock scene.

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