Rock

Concert Review: Wilco’s Solid Sound Festival — Satisfaction for All

July 2, 2024
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Despite several great sets including Jason Isbell and Iris DeMent, Wilco stole its own show at Solid Sound with conceptual aplomb.

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Concert Review: Lana Del Rey Strikes Like Lightning at Fenway

June 24, 2024
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What Lana Del Rey lost in time at Fenway she tried to make up for with the slew of guests she brought on stage.

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Book Review: Chris Stein’s “Under a Rock” — A Complex Account of Love, Loss, and New York City

June 23, 2024
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Part of what makes “Under a Rock” special is Chris Stein’s open-eyed fascination with New York City.

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Musician Interview: Ted Leo and the Pharmacists Celebrate the 20th Anniversary Of “Shake the Sheets”

June 20, 2024
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“I would say that a good half of ‘Shake the Sheets’ has always remained in our set. We haven’t necessarily played all of those songs at every show, but they’ve been rotating in and out all the time over the last 20 years.”

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Musician Interview: Yes’s Jon Anderson on Teaming Up with The Band Geeks

June 19, 2024
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“I’m going to be 80 in October, and what a way to spend your 80th year on the planet, to be able to go out and do rock ‘n’ roll shows everywhere!”

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Concert Review: The Rolling Stones — As Precious as Ever

May 31, 2024
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Returning to Gillette Stadium in Foxborough on Thursday night, the Rolling Stones, miraculously, sounded dangerous again.

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Music Festival Review: Boston Calling 2024 — A Combustible Parade

May 29, 2024
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Boston Calling has evolved into a smorgasbord of everything from indie to mainstream, from pop to hip-hop to hard rock.

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Concert Review: Neil Young and Crazy Horse — Together Again

May 19, 2024
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Over the course of Neil Young and Crazy Horse’s two-hour show the tension between magnificent creativity and near collapse were palpable.

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Rock Album Review: John Powhida’s “Jerry’s House” — Nonstop Fun

May 9, 2024
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The album lightly reiterates John Powhida’s prog influences while offering a snappy set of short, earworm-inducing pop songs.

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Music Review: The Beatles are Still Here, There, and Everywhere

May 8, 2024
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Beatles fans are being treated to a three-fer of projects spanning three media genres: a restoration of the film “Let It Be,” a book focusing on the two 1967 songs “Strawberry Fields Forever” and “Penny Lane,” and an appearance on the new season of “Doctor Who”.

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