Each month, our arts critics — music, book, theater, dance, television, film, and visual arts — fire off a few brief reviews.
To always be listening more and to therefore always be listening differently is of course the very nature of fandom, and to call What’s Good the work of a fan is not a putdown.
Each month, our arts critics — music, book, theater, dance, and visual arts — fire off a few brief reviews.
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.
Here’s yet one more fantastic thing about it no longer being 2020: it’s now the 50th anniversary of the excellent music that premiered in 1971.
Audiences knew (or at least thought they knew) something was up, and that something was what made these performers unique.
No one would classify the National as “arena rock,” but Matt Berninger and the group proved at Agganis that they’re quite capable of filling an arena and then putting on a show worthy of the space.
Fontaines D.C. are gonna be big, or at least as big as a real rock band can be these days. And they’re making it all look effortless.
I’m able to pull the stick out of my ass long enough to enjoy a tribute performance when it is worthy, and the Australian Pink Floyd Show is more than that.
In its efforts to cram so much information into so small a space, the narrative becomes unfocused.