Streaming: Scorsese’s freewheeling Dylan doc

Martin Scorsese is in playful mode with Rolling Thunder Revue, an intimate portrait of a 1970s Bob Dylan tour In a year that has seen Steven Spielberg become the Bob Dylan documentary. I say another, but if youre expecting a direct follow-up to Scorseses 2005 opus The Last Waltz, youll be surprised. Allen Ginsberg bewildering polite midwestern audiences with ornately woolly poetry readings, or Joni Mitchell riffing on her then newborn song Coyote in a backstage jam session alongside the perfectly selected Dylan stage performances youd expect, from a transfixing version of One More Cup of Coffee to electrified renditions of his folkier 1960s standards to a duet with Sam Shepard and some very funny running commentary from Dylan himself, …

‘I feel like I’ve been had’: Morrissey’s collaborators respond to his politics

The former Smiths singers new album features guest spots from Billie Joe Armstrong and Grizzly Bears Ed Droste. Are they not put off by his increasingly unpleasant right-wing stance? Given the left-wing values of his former band the Smiths, Morrisseys embrace of the right over the past decade has been uncomfortable for some fans to stomach. He has expressed support for Nigel Farage, the For Britain leader Tommy Robinson, suggested that Londons muslim mayor labelled Grizzly Bear, among those backing the controversial singer. Broken Social Scene. She received a call from the American producer organised an anti-racism party to coincide with Morrisseys scheduled shows in his home city last July, in response to Morrisseys divisive views, and his support for …