“There is a struggle in love in the best of circumstances, and when on top of the daily challenges there are divisions of culture or society or simply of invented categories – well, that does make it all the harder.”
“We pushed the pause button a while ago…..now we have pushed the play button. The big difference is that we have 220 years of combined professional experience between us this time out.”
Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Tarrus Riley and his Dean Fraser-led Black Soil Band are touring, and the group is coming to Revere’s Wonderland Ballroom tomorrow.
“Yeah, Mavis Staples is everything you see onstage and more. She gives and gives and gives.”
“With this new record, we said we were going to use every influence I have, we’re basically going to rip the brakes out of the car and just push this thing down the hill.”
Through meticulous research, interviews, and reminiscence, this compelling book illuminates a nook in the heart of darkness.
The documentary “The Punk Singer” is a welcome, informative portrait of riot grrrl icon Kathleen Hanna, the former lead singer of Bikini Kill and Le Tigre.
There was a moment when I turned around and thought, ‘I am definitely in a Coen brothers movie. This is crazy.’
Artist Richard Thomas Scott is currently working on his new Kickstarter project, “30 Paintings in 30 Days.” Sponsors pitch him inspirations (“Challenge me to paint something I’ve never done before!”) and he interprets them on canvas..
Despite the influence and the respect Doc Pomus still has in the music community, his name is not as well known to the public as that of some of his contemporaries.