Expert Witness with Robert Christgau
Robert Christgau on Alex Chilton's Fragile Love Songs
The Dean of American Rock Critics reviews three records from the late Big Star singer, including a new 15-track compilation, ' From Memphis To New Orleans.'
Hear Unreleased Flatliners and Dirty Nil Songs on the Dine Alone Tour Comp
A B-side from the Richmond Hill punks' new album and a riotous Big Star cover from the Hamilton young bucks.
The Genius of Chris Bell, One of Rock's Greatest Tragedies
When he died aged 27, the local paper described him as "the son of a local restaurateur". But this story, of a talented Memphis kid who formed rock's first cult band, goes worlds beyond.
stream of the crop
Stream of the Crop: 16 New Albums for Heavy Rotation 10/15
New releases from Conor Oberst, JoJo, and The Dillinger Escape Plan top this week's list.
We Talk to R.E.M.'s Mike Mills About Big Star's Enduring Legacy
Big Star have long been cult favorites—romanticized, pillaged, beloved—and this new 69-track boxset is another chance to gorge.
Longreads Or Whatever
Depression, Quaaludes, and the Wildest TGI Fridays in America: The Real Story of Big Star
Ahead of the release of new documentary 'Nothing Can Hurt Me', Oscar Rickett discovers the story of Memphis's answer to The Beatles.
Presented By Budweiser
Project Pat, Big Star's Jody Stephens, and Ex-Cult's Guide to Memphis
There's a bazillion rad things to do in Memphis, but these guys are here to help narrow it down…
Chef's Night Out: Paul Kahan
In this episode of Chef's Night Out, we head to the Windy City to meet up with Paul Kahan, executive chef of Blackbird, Avec, Publican, and Big Star, for a long night of yam goo, suicide beers, and charcuterie.