Articles tagged live

Pine Hill Haints: Welcome to the Midnight Opry

An otherwise worthy batch of full-spectrum roots music that suffers from slipshod production.

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John Prine: The Singing Mailman Delivers

These two discs -- one live, one in the studio -- show Prine's early songs fully formed and genuinely brilliant, though we also hear him figuring out how best to deliver them.

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White Lies: iTunes Festival London 2011

Yes, this question's got a hold on me: Why does a band that relies on studio clean-up bother releasing live content that is so dull and subpar?

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Arguing the Merits of Live’s “All Over You”

Painfully earnest and soberly overwrought, for one album and one song in particular Live managed to convincingly sell the drama.

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Jefferson Airplane: Setlist: The Very Best of Jefferson Airplane Live

Setlist fails to set an applause-worthy precedent.

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Marianne Dissard: Paris One Takes

Soft little "La Confetti" from L'Entredeux now opens with a guitar like a jet engine.

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Nirvana: Live at Reading

Few live shows are able to communicate a band's heart and soul the way Nirvana's is brilliantly encapsulated here.

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Tom Waits: Glitter and Doom Live

The idiosyncrasy with which the long-revered songwriter has built his legacy on transpires just as fascinatingly through a live venue as it does on his studio records.

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15 Feb 2009 // 8:00 PM

Phoebe Snow: Live

Think of it as the equivalent of one of those New Orleans funeral procession marching bands that mournfully wail on the way to the graveyard and then bust loose on the way home.

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Live: Live at the Paradiso Amsterdam

Alternative rockers Live drop in from the '90s to bring us a long-awaited live album. The only question: Who exactly has been waiting for it?

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B.B. King: B.B. King and His Orchestra Live

King's incredible orchestra help create a wonderful recording on this 1983 set.

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In Praise of Older Women: The Best Records of 2008 by Women 45 Years Old and Over

The old music-industry adage is that if a woman doesn't have a hit by the time she's 22 years old, she should probably look for another career. That's obviously a load of blarney.

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29 Apr 2008 // 10:00 PM

Brad Mehldau Trio: Live

The young king of modern piano does Godfather Bill Evans proud once again with another winning live album at the “Carnegie Hall of jazz".

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10 Jan 2008 // 9:00 PM

Henrik Schwarz: Live

One of the more enjoyable house CDs I've heard in quite a while.

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25 Jun 2007 // 10:00 PM

The Jesus Lizard: Live [DVD]

If you can swim with The Jesus Lizard, then dive right in with this DVD.

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7 Sep 2006 // 5:00 AM

Nicki Jaine: Live

Cabaret vocalist mixes up sultry, surreal modernity with traditional numbers for great effect.

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20 Sep 2004 // 10:00 PM

	2Pac: Live

Live hip-hop is a traditionally dicey prospect. There are certainly a few acts famous for their live performances—the Roots, Public Enemy, Run-DMC—but most

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3 Feb 2004 // 10:00 PM

	Les Yeux Noirs: Live

Les Yeux Noirs (French for “Those Black Eyes”) drew their name from the title of a gypsy tune made famous by Django Reinhardt. That hints

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4 Nov 2003 // 10:00 PM

	Delbert McClinton: Live

Delbert McClinton may open his latest disc, Live, with the song “Old Weakness”, but there is nothing weak about this cranked up live outing. Recorded

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17 Jun 2002 // 10:00 PM

	The Commodores: Live!

Call it the R&B equivalent of the old Paul McCartney joke, but somewhere around the time Lionel Richie found himself swimming in hit

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A Crooked and Unseen Highway: lowercase - "She Takes Me"

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"The newest Between the Grooves series tackles Lowercase's Kill the Lights, a great marriage of slowcore and post-punk: raw, angry, sullen, and very much alive almost 20 years later.

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