Unpretentious and unthreatening, the biggest bar band in the world has become the target of a backlash that's rather shocking in its ferocity, given that these guys are so unassuming. Supposedly no…
TX:Presented by Metropolitan Entertainment. reviewed July 16, 1996; runs through July 22. Billed not as a Who reunion but a performance by its surviving principals Roger Daltrey, Pete Townshend and…
The current Cocteau release, "Milk & Kisses" (Capitol), finds the group pretty much doing what it has done for the past eight years or so -- something equally true of the concert.
All the emotive power of Tori Amos' breathy brand of pop translates well from record to concert stage, fully connecting with a rabid audience. Uncompromising in an unusual way, Amos is gradually…
Given the impressive multidimensionality that permeates Cracker's current Virgin album, "The Golden Age," it was a bit disheartening to find that the group in concert is mostly content to swing only…
Always precious to a fault during her days leading 10,000 Maniacs, Natalie Merchant still needs an editor.
Unfortunately, this attention to uniforms extends to the nearly 50-year-old Bowie himself, decked out in the requisite leather and rubberwear. The idea is clearly to reach out to a new generation…
Unfortunately, a laid-back attitude sometimes overwhelmed all, as the singer approached the first half hour or so appearing mildly bored with it all. Whether it was the interplay with his crack band…
The midtempo "Betray Those Little Atoms With a Kiss," accented by some Lou Reed-ish distortion guitar, seemed a bit impenetrable, but the stately "All This Useless Beauty," country stomper "Starting…
Van Morrison's well-oiled show takes the shape of an old-fashioned R&B revue, joyously mixing styles, genres and even vocalists in a percolating, 2 1/2-hour set. The Celtic bard of soul sometimes…
For the new Virgin album "Thrak" and its tour, Fripp has elected to go with a "double trio" format, adding bassist Trey Gunn and drummer Pat Mastelotto to the '80s unit. The outcome mixes the best of…
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