Tag: Big Star

Alex Chilton: A Man Called Destruction (Omnivore)

Alex Chilton A Man Called Destruction (Omnivore) Throughout his solo career, Alex Chilton was in the unenvious position of having to compete with his work in Big Star. Despite only putting out a few albums, Big Star, even decades later,…

Big Star: Complete Third (Omnivore)

Big Star Complete Third (Omnivore) If not for Big Star, the late, great Memphis band that ran from ’72 to ’78 before finally calling it a day, we’d likely never have groups like Teenage Fanclub, R.E.M., The Replacements, The Posies……

Big Star: Critical Darlings Featured in Isolated in the Light Book

Big Star may have only put out three proper studio albums with their best known line up, but the band’s influence is still tremendous. Perennial favorites of musicians and critics for decades, the band is one of the most over-deserving…