Why would anyone think a good-time rocker like “Fun, Fun, Fun” needed strings?
Jason M. Rubin
So who knows where the time goes? Sadly, it only goes in one direction. But the past can be gracefully revived.
On the whole, this anthology, along with igniting discussions about sins of omission, will make for entertaining browsing.
“My ancestors fled pogroms in Poland and today we have a crisis to rival what went on in the 1940s.”
What is there to say about an album that Rolling Stone ranked #2 in its 2003 list of “The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time”?
Atticus Ross’ success in creating these pieces results in a listening experience quite a bit more harrowing and evocative than the lush and sunny Beach Boys harmonies people are accustomed to.
Despite the neglect from the local media, the Boston blues scene is strong.
A cursory scan of audience reviews on the Ticketmaster website suggests that Rundgren’s current tour was disappointing his fans on a scale probably not seen in rock music since Bob Dylan went to England in 1966.
What made for the best rock and alternative music listening this year? Arts Fuse critics make their choices.
“The name meant that we were going to present bands from all around the world, and that we wanted to ‘overthrow’ the pop establishment that had taken over radio.”