Dec
25
2017

2017 Year in Review: Recorded Music

st vincent res

All artists are poachers, thieves and cannibals. They pinch ideas, polish up different facets and call them their own. The malaise into which music of all stripes has been sliding for 30 years is that cannibalising what has gone before is now just about all that happens, with precious few people have the daring and […]

Dec
23
2017

PETULANT FRENZY

Petulant Frenzy

Camelot Lounge, December 8 8.5/10 In 2007 Dweezil Zappa brought out a star-spangled band called Zappa Plays Zappa that paid tribute to the genius of his late father, Frank. As good as it was, however, the performance was overly po-faced where it should have been irreverent, if not downright zany. You can’t accuse Petulant Frenzy […]

Dec
22
2017

Noa

Noa res

Camelot Lounge, November 20 6/10 Were Achinoam Nini a geographical feature rather than a singer she might be the Remarkables, the mountain range near Queenstown in New Zealand that soars straight from freezing lake to jagged peaks. Nini, better and affectionately known as Noa (to the gratitude of the world’s music critics), is surely among […]

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