Marshall Crenshaw

  • Music

    November 7, 2013

    The Rise of the Living-room Concert

    For touring musicians, the ease and profitability of living-room concerts prove there is no place like someone else's home.

  • Film

    December 20, 2007

    Hock the Line

    Sending up the biopic, Walk Hard sells cheap laughs, lame cameos and lifeless Cox

  • Music

    June 24, 2004

    Detroit Champs

    DKT/MC5 returns to remind us how jams are supposed to be kicked out

  • Music

    March 16, 2000

    Bug in your ear

    For 25 years, Bug Music has protected the rights of songwriters. In the process, it's gotten Willie Dixon's songs back from Led Zeppelin and transformed Iggy Pop into a TV commercial composer.

  • Music

    January 6, 2000

    Sweet dreams

    Amy Crenshaw isn't playing anyone's Patsy anymore

  • Music

    May 20, 1999

    No depression

    With a new album, Radney Foster isn't so "heartbroke and then some" anymore

  • Music

    December 24, 1998
  • Music

    December 17, 1998

    Leaves us dry

    Robert Christgau's collected essays read like the day the music died

  • Music

    November 21, 1996

    It don't mean a thing

    Swingster and Fort Worth homeboy Red Young comes back home

  • Music

    November 14, 1996
  • Music

    October 10, 1996
  • Music

    July 4, 1996

    Who's that girl?

    Surprise! It's Syd Straw.

  • Music

    October 12, 1995
  • Music

    May 18, 1995
  • Music

    January 5, 1995

    Chocolate and cheese

    1994 wasn't The Year of Anything--except great music

  • Music

    December 1, 1994

    Writer's block

    Marshall Crenshaw struggles to recapture his inspiration