There’s much to admire in If There Are Mountains, modulated pathos as well as subtle joys.
A by-the-carload ticket gets you a spot in the Tupelo Music Hall parking lot and an empty space next to it.
The advantage of localism enjoyed by a club down the block disappears in cyberspace.
In the spirit of its mischievous name, Jade Hairpins never takes itself all that seriously, and that is all to the good. Why dampen eccentricity this joyful with any reservations?
Too many hip-hop artists stick to defined lanes, but Run the Jewels aspire to run rampant, with a growing sophistication as well as heart, wit, and rage.
Metamorfosi is a marvelously effective and amusing one-act opera that would suit college opera workshops splendidly.
This is virtuosity-driven chamber music with fluctuating levels of oxygen, shadows, and light.
Immortal Beloved is a CD that will appeal to lovers of fine singing and to people curious about some hidden corners of Beethoven’s output.
The precision and inventiveness of Angular Blues more than meets our high expectations for this terrific trio.
Decades on, Matthew Shipp and Whit Dickey have grown into mature models of how to keep the faith when following an idiosyncratic muse.