“They created an alternative to the pop music model, and it’s been very powerful. It’s a whole world unto itself.”
The most accurate name for this summer’s Steve Miller/Marty Stuart tour would be “When Two Music Geeks Collide.”
Avoiding pat formulas and enlisting unexpected aides de camp are probably the only ways that Bob Weir and his fellow founding Grateful Dead mates can avoid turning into a stale nostalgia act.
Arts Fuse critics select the best in film, dance, visual art, theater, music, and author events for the coming weeks.
Drummer Nick Mason and his four non-Floyd bandmates turned Boston’s Orpheum Theater into a psychedelic palace.
The Flesh Eaters have returned with renewed vitality, after it hit some troughs and sputtered to a near stop.
This studio outing emphasizes superb ensemble playing; the result in a beguiling album in which just about every note shines.
“I want our music to be genre-less. Actually I want it to be genre-more.”
“Five hundred years from now, people will come to that album the way that people come to Wagner and Beethoven. This is a classical piece from our era.”
Our critics offer their musical highlights of 2018.