Forebrace’s ‘Steeped’ captures the essence of live performance with a sense of atmosphere, the odd tweak and squeak – everything which makes live music good.
Archive for August, 2016
Wicked Realm should be proud that they can make these songs come alive. Prouder still should be Milwaukee for being able to call them our own.
“Angel Don’t Cry” should have been the leadoff single from 1984’s ‘Isolation,’ showcasing Toto’s new lead singer.
Donny McCaslin’s ‘Beyond Now’ is an astonishing show of talent and indefinable music which crosses boundaries and merges them – yet retains his jazz influences.
The night was a success. The concert had been enthusiastically received. But was it Yes?
The only downside on Chicago’s “Sing a Mean Tune Kid” is its abrupt ending. But I guess I shouldn’t be too greedy.
While “Slow Down” may not rank among the Beatles’ most well-known covers, it does provide a snapshot of the group’s raw early days.
The show was an hour and a half late. Audience members were understandably nervous. Then, in strode Billy Joe Shaver — all 77 years of him.
“To Be Over,” the closing track on ‘Relayer,’ demonstrates the creative high that Yes was on in 1974.
Think of ‘Gotta Get Back’ more as Walker’s renewal of his vows to the family and sweet, soulful roots music that made him who he is.