Check These Out

downloadNew Releases to Check out because you love music and stuff

Paul Carrack – “Rain or Shine” (his 16th solo album features five new songs and five covers; Hear here;MP3) (U.K. – Carrack UK, Nov. 25)

Bill Cosby – “… far from finished” (his first TV concert special in 30 years airs on Nov. 24; MP3DVDBlu-ray) (Comedy Central)

Daniel Ash – “Anthology” (three CDs, 51 songs, containing the Bauhaus/Love and Rockets guitarist’s solo albums “Coming Down” and “Foolish Thing Desire,” plus a bonus disc of rarities, B-sides and demos;Read here) (U.K. – Cherry Red, Nov. 25)

Big Star – “Playlist: The Very Best of Big Star” (14 studio tracks, rehearsal takes and rare live performances; MP3; see related DVD/Blu-ray below) (Columbia / Legacy, Nov. 25)

George Carlin – “George Carlin: Life Is Worth Losing [Blu-ray]” (his 13th HBO special from 2005) (MPI Home Video)

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Big Star Film in Wide Release

Big Star ImageThe highly anticipated film about the amazing band Big Star, Nothing Can Hurt Me, is now in wide release.  Or at least as much as a film about a brilliant yet tragic and influential indie band could ever be in theaters.  Many writers have commented on the film and we have collected a few of those reviews here.  Once we see this movie, you can expect our review on Your Tuesday Afternoon Alternative!  If you have a review of the film that you would like to share, let us know at drjwudr at gmail!

Movie Review 1 – ‘Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me’ | NPR http://ow.ly/mFdzK

Move Review 2 – Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me Movie Review | EW.com http://ow.ly/mFeN0

Movie Review: 3 – ‘Big Star’ revives band’s luster | latimes.com http://ow.ly/mFeTL

Movie Review 4 – Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me | Rotten Tomatoes http://ow.ly/mFf1q

Movie Review 5 – ‘Big Star – Nothing Can Hurt Me’ Is Tribute to a ’70s Group | NYTimes.com http://ow.ly/mFf9n

Movie Review 6 – Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me: Film Review | The Hollywood Reporter http://ow.ly/mFfiT

Movie Review 7 – ‘Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me’ movie review | NYPOST.com http://ow.ly/mFfo7

Movie Review 8 – Big Star shines again in Nothing Can Hurt Me | Chicago Reader http://ow.ly/mFfDs

Movie Review 9 – Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me | Paste http://ow.ly/mFfOV

Movie Review 10 – ‘Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me’: Film Review and Exclusive Clip | Billboard http://ow.ly/mFgbK

Movie Review 11 – Big Star Documentary | Rolling Stone http://ow.ly/mFgwk

Music Review of Soundtrack – Big Star, ‘Nothing Can Hurt Me’ | Rolling Stone http://ow.ly/mFgqe

Interview with drummer Jody Stephens | Big Star And Ardent Music On World Cafe : NPR http://ow.ly/mFent