Skylar Gudasz’s deep voice is well suited to the gorgeous melancholy that pervades her songs.
Jason Isbell has got sober, and his songs ring with the urgency of the newly recovered (and newly remarried, to his violinist Amanda Shires).
Leave it to Todd Rundgren to poke fun at greatest-hits tours in the middle of a greatest-tour.
What came through strongest was Darlene Love’s pride in having a new album out and a comeback underway.
This was quintessential American punk that can stand proudly beside the MC5 and the Stooges.
Friends since childhood, composer Tilbrook and lyricist Difford formed Squeeze in 1977; there have been two full-fledged breakups and reunions since then.
The Flamin’ Groovies in a nutshell — doubling as a rock institution and the best party band in town.
I just have to use all my personal musical experience — classical music and jazz and rock and electronic sound — and not worry about where it fits.
“This is JETHRO TULL!, expressed proudly in bold terms. And then ‘the rock opera,’ said in an embarrassed whisper.”
An event that makes you feel good about the Boston scene—in part because it’s about the rock community getting together to help friends with multiple sclerosis.