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.
The Grateful Dead’s music is moving forward with the help of musicians who are OK with the occasional look back over their shoulders.
Kamasi Washington’s music connected viscerally with a Royale audience that was packed with young people — or at least way younger than those normally seen at a jazz concert.
K.K. Downing does not trash Judas Priest or its legacy, but he gives, from his perspective, an honest and believable assessment of the group and his role in it.
There were moments during Van Morrison’s 22-song concert Tuesday when he was whipping the band into a frenzy — shouting out song selections before the final notes of the previous tune had fully rung out.