Thursday, September 24, 2020

‘Tiny Furniture’: a harsh humorous stare into the mirror

Though I noted my top albums of last year already, do not expect to see my top films of this year anytime soon (I...

Reissue of the year: Station to Station (plus exclusive edit for...

As promised, here's a note recognizing the reissue of 2010: EMI's Deluxe vinyl/DVD/CD set of David Bowie's 1976 album Station to Station. Of course,...

Best records heard in 2010

I finally return just before 2010 ends, with a recap of the 10 best new records I heard this year (I probably spent too...

Iron and Wine preview evolving sound at Fillmore, Miami Beach

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7PKQikutVN8 "Biting Your Tail" was just one of several new songs Iron and Wine debuted the other night at the Miami Beach Fillmore. I did...

Waters’s ‘the Wall’ live cements theme with vivid production

After decades of familiarity with Pink Floyd's the Wall my way of hearing the album has been changed forever thanks Floyd founding member Roger...

Wolf Parade play their hearts out to intimate crowd at empty...

The turn out was epic in its minutiae when Wolf Parade played the Fillmore in Miami Beach the other night, and keyboardist /singer Spencer...

Summing up “Rocktober”

After a too long dry spell of visiting bands in South Florida, October was packed with out-of-town acts I wanted to see live. I...

Phoenix pack arena-sized show into Fillmore theater

Yes, the pictures are the proof, I was right up front for this show. The irony is, after seeing intimate shows by Vampire Weekend...

The MGMT Conundrum comes to life at Miami Beach’s Fillmore

MGMT are at a crossroads, and their problem came wholly to life during a live show at Miami Beach's Fillmore theater the other night....

Flaming Lips overwhelm at the House of Blues, Orlando

Since I could not make the Boca Raton show this Saturday, I could not allow a chance to miss the Flaming Lips live, so...