My main beat is classic rock / punk / new wave / 60s-90s. I've written books on Bruce Springsteen, baseball, and travel, as well as two novels. caryn dot rose at gmail.
30 years after their blisteringly political album and tour, U2 opts for subtle anti-Trump imagery over big speeches
Keith Richards worked like a dog to get Chuck Berry's 60th-birthday concert right and Berry treated him like one
Springsteen's memoir is thrilling, heartbreaking and aspirational — and sometimes charmingly rendered in ALL-CAPS
Jarmusch's documentary is a labor of love, covering both the glory and the tragedies of Iggy Pop's legendary band
Bruce's collection is closely tied to the music discussed in the book, and there are some curious omissions
The season one finale finally nails what it feels like to be present at a legendary concert in the making
On the ninth episode of HBO's series about the '70s music scene, ACR considers swiping the Boss from Columbia
On episode 8 of HBO's drama about the '70s music scene, we find John Lennon and learn some facts about The Stooges
In episode 7 of HBO's '70s music scene drama, Richie and Zak head to Vegas to woo the king
Episode 6 brings us "Suffragette City," Iggy Pop and Andy Warhol gets knocked out
The new biography, "Trouble Boys," is an unflinching, uncompromising look at the band and the legend
In Episode 5 of HBO's '70s music miniseries, we get to hear Big Star's "Thirteen" -- but it feels all wrong
The HBO show about the music industry in the '70s gets small details right, but drops the ball on major players
Episode 3 of HBO's '70s rock love letter features a solid Alice Cooper and a "nutter in a figure skating costume"
The 2nd episode of HBO's new drama about the music industry in '73 has both brilliant and embarassing music moments