The Scimitars have a sound that brings to mind the best of the late 60s/early 70s UK-based blues/rock acts. When I heard their new song “Into The Fire,” it reminded me of Humble Pie.
Gary Numan’s current tour, which features his landmark 1979 album The Pleasure Principle performed in full, hit the Best Buy Theater in New York City’s Times Square on Saturday night, October 23rd.
Roger Waters’ staging of Pink Floyd’s 1979 album The Wall hit New York City’s Madison Square Garden for the first of two shows on Tuesday night, October 5th. The show was just stunning—an audio-visual masterpiece—and it is, without question, the must-see tour of the year.
One of the recent stops on the promotion tour for Robert Plant’s Band of Joy album was the London studios of Absolute Radio, where Plant gave an interesting and sometimes quite funny interview to DJ Geoff Lloyd.
The English singer-songwriter Ellie Goulding made her New York City concert debut on Thursday, September 30th with a very well-received show at the Hiro Ballroom in Chelsea.
Katie Melua and William Orbit, who produced Melua’s latest album, which is titled The House, did an excellent two-song live acoustic session for Absolute Radio last month.
Klaxons performed material from their new album, Surfing The Void, as well as songs from their 2007 Mercury Prize-winning album Myths Of The Near Future at their stellar September 20th concert at New York City’s Bowery Ballroom.
Paul Weller, still one of rock’s best interview subjects, gave a great interview to XFM Manchester’s Clint Boon last week.
Ellie Goulding has released the fourth single, “The Writer,” from her Lights album. She will be playing two special shows in America, in L.A. and NYC, later this month.
Blondie returned to their New York City home for a show on Tuesday night, August 31st at the Nokia Theatre Times Square and, as always, delivered a set that left the hometown crowd very happy.