Never mind all the timeless melodies Glenn Tilbrook’s written: Anyone who can rhyme the name Persephone with “incessantly” deserves immortality for that alone.
If you’ve still got your collegiate cynicism, Steely Dan is still the perfect band to feed it.
X is simply too good to turn into a travelling punk museum
It was good to see Martha Davis and The Motels with a full house at Johnny D’s, especially since the group clearly has life in them.
Though it doesn’t seem that Chicago will ever shake up their setlists or rediscover their original mission, at least they can still sneak just a little Varese in with the hits.
Beginning next month, local venues will be positively overrun with reunion shows representing five decades of Boston bands — without doubt the largest reunion event in the history of the Boston scene.
One good reason to see Matthew Sweet is that his songs are more immediate live than on CD.
If drummer Ginger Baker’s staring into the abyss, he’s doing it with defiance and a good beat.
Classic rock (which is really a radio format, not a musical genre) is a strange animal, which has spawned an audience that apparently cares more about hit songs and memories than about who’s actually onstage.
Even by Widespread Panic’s intuitive standards, this was a fairly challenging show: The setlist seemed to favor their deeper, less outgoing material.