Canadian singer/songwriter Allison Russell’s Outside Child made two lists. And so did Little Simz’s Sometime I Might Be Introvert.
From the pounded opening bars of “Prove It All Night,” it’s revelatory to see a young, lithe Bruce Springsteen as he prowls his domain, cocks his guitar, and belts his impassioned vignettes of blue-collar struggles and dreams.
Arts Fuse writers continue their countdown of great music celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. This month’s diverse list includes John Lee Hooker, Víctor Jara, The Grateful Dead, Grand Funk Railroad, and Yes.
Arts Fuse writers continue their countdown of great music celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. This month’s diverse list includes Los Tigres Del Norte, Santana, Gentle Giant, Sparks, and T-Rex.
Each month, our arts critics — music, book, theater, dance, and visual arts — fire off a few brief reviews.
Both King Crimson and The Zappa Band made the best of treating old catalogs as historical repertory.
Both Newport festivals rose to the challenge of restoring live music in a year that made it difficult and welcome.
Folk On both exceeded and tempered expectations.
This re-release features 72 minutes of unreleased music. Nearly every track on the two-hour set pushes the 20-minute range, with results more exhilarating than exhausting.
If you’re up for a lofty challenge, the experimental British rock outfit Black Midi is more than poised to fill the void.