Music industry

Bruce Springsteen

Cover Me Cover Me

Today's Altercation features interesting and relatively obscure cover songs.

Jun 19, 2015 / Eric Alterman

Have We Reached the End of Jazz Itself?

Have We Reached the End of Jazz Itself? Have We Reached the End of Jazz Itself?

John Coltrane and other “lost” musicians of the ’60s are teaching a new generation of artists to bend time and space.

Mar 23, 2015 / Books & the Arts / Gene Seymour

Interview With Steve Earle

Interview With Steve Earle Interview With Steve Earle

"Everybody thought everybody was fooling everybody. And both of us were probably right to a certain extent, everybody was fooling each of us."

Mar 19, 2015 / Blog / Eric Alterman

Survivalpop

Survivalpop Survivalpop

The desperate situation of country’s popularity.

Apr 30, 2014 / Books & the Arts / Joshua Clover

Leakonomics: Edward Snowden and the Pirates

Leakonomics: Edward Snowden and the Pirates Leakonomics: Edward Snowden and the Pirates

Bounties on the mutineers demonstrate the limits of transparency.

Jul 16, 2013 / Books & the Arts / Joshua Clover

Red Country: On Taylor Swift

Red Country: On Taylor Swift Red Country: On Taylor Swift

Profligate, prolific, towering over the landscape: Is Taylor Swift China?

May 7, 2013 / Books & the Arts / Joshua Clover

Bob Dylan and Joan Baez at the March on Washington in 1963.

Bob Dylan’s Christmas Album: Is this a Joke? Bob Dylan’s Christmas Album: Is this a Joke?

Fans have been puzzled and troubled by Bob Dylan's new Christmas album. To help figure out what Dylan is doing, we turned to Sean Wilentz -- he's the official historian at the offi...

Dec 13, 2009 / The Notion / Jon Wiener

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