Our expert music critics serve up their usual highly eclectic round-up of the year’s most memorable.
Jason M. Rubin
The hit 1969 song “The Spirit in the Sky” by Malden’s own Norman Greenbaum is the inspiration for one of several new works of public art.
Musically, The Bad Pilot encompasses the sound and feel of everything from Philly soul to new wave, hard rock, funk, and progressive rock.
Prog legend Rick Wakeman is grumpy — becoming a septuagenarian means he can no longer party like it’s 1969.
The Waterboys has always existed as Mike Scott’s vehicle for his egalitarian musical vision.
Jethro Tull founder Ian Anderson brings the group’s classics to Medford’s Chevalier Theatre on September 11.
A talk with Dave Mason, a R&R Hall of Famer who will be performing with Electric Hot Tuna at the Wilbur.
“Porches are loosely defined. Our stages include stoops, yards, and driveways, as well as churches, community centers, affordable housing, and elderly housing.”
With the release of her second solo album, Tal Wilkenfeld has become more than a bass virtuoso: she’s a sensitive songwriter, expressive singer, and capable guitarist.
Play It Loud is porn for musicians and fans who fetishize the tools of the trade.