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)


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

Move Review 2 – Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me Movie Review |

Movie Review: 3 – ‘Big Star’ revives band’s luster |

Movie Review 4 – Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me | Rotten Tomatoes

Movie Review 5 – ‘Big Star – Nothing Can Hurt Me’ Is Tribute to a ’70s Group |

Movie Review 6 – Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me: Film Review | The Hollywood Reporter

Movie Review 7 – ‘Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me’ movie review |

Movie Review 8 – Big Star shines again in Nothing Can Hurt Me | Chicago Reader

Movie Review 9 – Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me | Paste

Movie Review 10 – ‘Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me’: Film Review and Exclusive Clip | Billboard

Movie Review 11 – Big Star Documentary | Rolling Stone

Music Review of Soundtrack – Big Star, ‘Nothing Can Hurt Me’ | Rolling Stone

Interview with drummer Jody Stephens | Big Star And Ardent Music On World Cafe : NPR