Has anyone ever looked as suave and debonair as Bryan Ferry, the man who practically invented the insouciant half-unraveled tuxedo bowtie look and turned it into a template for coolness? It certainly helped that he inherited some amazing DNA from what we can assume is the deep end of the gene pool, and matched […]
At the risk of starting this review on a morbid note, the sudden and unexpected deaths of music giants this year has been nothing short of brutal. David Bowie. Prince. Paul Kantner. George Martin. Just the other day Alan Vega left us. So when an ex-Beatle plays in your backyard, it’s a good idea to […]
Broken Social Scene, Sufjan Stevens, Blood Orange, Savages, and more took over Union Park in Chicago, IL for the annual music festival.
Boston Calling took the extra step to show that sexism, racism, homophobia, and ageism had no place at their event — and other festivals should follow suit.
Robyn, Lizzo, Palehound, Courtney Barnett, and more reinvented themselves, but fans weren’t always prepared for it.
Behemoth. The word signifies massive size, power, and utter disdain for anything in its way. Some bands have a way of selecting the perfect band, and Nergal hit the bullseye here. Part black metal, part death metal, part whatever metal-based pigeonhole of your choice, the band is all business when on stage. Dressed in […]
The first thing I saw upon entering the main room of House of Blues last night was two guys wearing full chain mail armor. Slightly later, I spied someone with a drinking horn fastened to his belt. Yes, Viking metal has arrived in town. For those not in the know, Tumba-based Amon Amarth is […]
The last (original) Stooge standing, Iggy’s back at it. Has he ever stopped? Nothing seems to be able to slow down this force of nature, not his outrageous actions on or off stage, his previously enormous appetite for drugs that would fell a small bison, or just general old age. Hell, he’s been eligible […]
Jose Gonzalez’s music still sounds removed from space and time.
The passion and fury that catapulted The Who to controversy and stardom still burned fiercely within Daltrey and Townshend as the band celebrated 50 years at TD Garden.