Brian Wilson tweeted: “I loved her voice so much and she was a very special person and a dear friend. This just breaks my heart. Ronnie’s music and spirit will live forever.”
Arts Fuse writers finish their countdown of great music celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. This month’s triumphant list includes John Lennon, Cat Stevens, Fela Kuti, Laura Nyro, Judee Sill, and Lou Harrison.
Each month, our arts critics — music, book, theater, dance, and visual arts — fire off a few brief reviews.
The Kick album cycle drives home the essence of Arca’s musical vision: constant, relentless transformation.
Canadian singer/songwriter Allison Russell’s Outside Child made two lists. And so did Little Simz’s Sometime I Might Be Introvert.
With Michael Nesmith’s passing, Boomers of a certain age feel another piece of their youth disappearing.
Who else, but The Beatles, could command this much attention, of this many people, for that long of a time, and still be interesting, even joyous?
Arts Fuse writers continue their countdown of great music celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. This month’s diverse list includes Elton John, Paul and Linda McCartney, Humble Pie, Miles Davis, and Nick Drake.
Like his idol, Todd Rundgren, John Powhida is a bit of a musical shape-shifter, evoking a broad range of styles but always with his unique and easily recognizable stamp.
At 80 years old, Bob Dylan sounds imperturbable and fierce.