by John M. Borack As Frank Sinatra once crooned, “It was a very good year.” Lots of great releases in 2015, some by old favorites, some by new upstarts, and a few that flew in straight out of left field. And …
The fifth album by A Fragile Tomorrow finds the quartet expanding their musical palette and taking a leap forward in terms of production and performance.
There are blown notes and foul-ups throughout the 19-song set, but the high spirits and sense of fun make for an enjoyable listening/viewing experience.
A recap of choice panels and performances — plus exclusive photos featuring members of The Zombies, Jefferson Airplane and The E Street Band, among other artists — from the annual conference/festival in Texas.
The latest in a continuing series of Los Angeles-based, multi-performer concerts to benefit the Autism Think Tank was a very special and highly anticipated one indeed: pop musicians from both coasts gathered at the Wilshire-Ebell Theater to celebrate the music of power pop icons Big Star by performing the band’s “#1 Record” and “Third” (aka Sister Lovers) albums in their entirety, with the legendary Van Dyke Parks conducting a string section.
by John M. Borack VARIOUS ARTISTS – Power Pop Unplugged, Volume One (Zero Hour Records) In which 21 artists – some relatively well-known within power pop’s little circle, some not so much – acoustically re-imagine some of the genre’s most …
by John M. Borack The music of the Beatles – specifically the Revolver and Abbey Road records – was celebrated at a very special benefit concert at the Wilshire-Ebell Theatre in Los Angeles last month. Both of the iconic Beatles …
A recap of choice panels and performances, plus exclusive photos from the annual conference/festival in Austin, Texas.
A recap of choice panels and performances, plus exclusive photos and interviews from the annual festival/conference in Austin, Texas
Bruce Springsteen, Donovan, Heart and others make their presence felt at annual music conference/festival in Austin, Texas