C.A. Davids, "How to Be a Revolutionary" (2021, 296 pp.)
Spreading out from NYC, Pulitzer to pop: drop dead, reviews not on the road to ruin, impressed by David Crosby (sorta), abundance and multiplicity vs…
Sexual autonomy & mortality in a country style, almost abstract polygrooves in a South African style, and indie-femme pop sopranos. Plus: soul heroines…
Thoughts on John and Yoko, the MC5, People's Park and the difference between changes in style and structure, from 'The Village Voice,' July 3, 1969.
On music and politics, the musicality of writing, and a Village Voice column from 1969.
A Consumer's Guide to the Consumer Guide
A 41-song playlist to mark 80 years.
A Ukrainian band lays claim to democratic capitalism and artistic freedom, a late-night band leader summons many (many) spirits, a late-night band…
Some thoughts on writing about music from someone who has both made art and written criticism of other people’s art.
From 1999, written for the program to the Kennedy Center Honors induction
Jonas Poher Rasmussen (director), "Flee" (2021) "Flee" is up for not one Oscar but three: best animated film, best documentary film, best foreign film. 
On not grading on a curve, not loving Nina Simone, not pledging unqualified fealty to Bruce Springsteen, & not finding fun in fascism, Kid Rock, or…