Fortunately for the music world, LCD Soundsystem are back. Let’s hope they remain – on record, and in lights.
The two words that repeatedly came to my mind during Lyle Lovett’s concert were “generosity” and “faith.”
The Cure frontman Robert Smith’s uncanny way of putting words to music, making the sum of the two something more than its parts, remains unparalleled.
Audiences have finally caught up with the People Band, and ‘Live at Cafe Oto’ is the perfect road map to guide them forward.
If American Football takes another long hiatus, Mike Kinsella is prepared. “I’m going to keep these jeans,” he mused, “and wear them again!”
Elvis Costello performs in front of an ebullient hometown crowd, reinterpreting favorites and dusting off more obscure album tracks.
Sixto Rodriguez’s music does not tell us to move on, to leave the past behind. It tells us that there is no choice.
If this gig at London’s Cafe Oto is anything to go by, we should be hearing the People Band for a long time to come.
A spectacular live reinterpretation of ‘The Nightmare Before Christmas’ found composer Danny Elfman staging a partial on-stage Oingo Boingo reunion, as well.
Something very rock and roll happened to John Lennon’s son Julian Lennon during the taping of the Rolling Stones’ ‘Rock and Roll Circus’ on Dec. 11, 1968.