Self Made Man is a perfect piece of music for anyone eager to push, shove, jump, and shout after months of being told to stay put.
The cumulative message of these heavy metal bands might be: “I see your pandemic, and I raise you one.”
Darkness is pervasive in this Cowboy Junkies album, but it is not all-encompassing.
In the age of COVID-19, Arts Fuse critics have come up with a guide to film, dance, visual art, theater, and music — mostly available by streaming — for the coming weeks. More offerings will be added as they come in.
At 21, “Kingfish” Ingram is being heralded as the blues’ brightest new star. And at his first headlining gig in Boston he earned the title.
Circles Around the Sun has established a distinctive niche within the expanding universe of “Grateful Dead as genre,” appealing to the core audience for Dead music without having to pull songs from the group’s songbook.
With this album, post-rock sextet Caspian pulls off the tricky maneuver of infusing blood and emotions into carefully assembled and deliberately delivered songs.
In this disc, Marcus King takes a step back from the big, hard-charging sound he has been pursuing to great effect with his namesake band over the past few years.
It may sound oxymoronic, but the Bosstones scream, shout, and agitate for common decency.
Billy Strings is deservedly catching fire with a unique blend of mind-snapping talent as a guitarist, deep appreciation for tradition, appetite for improvisation and experimentation, and ever-improving songwriting.