The intimacy made Café Carlyle a special place to celebrate LaVette's 69th birthday but her residency there continues.
The Australian artist creates a poignant illustration of displacement in her video installation, Citizens Band.
The combination of the Black Keys and St. Vincent in one arena brought together two formidable and well-received guitar-driven acts for the final show of their 2014 tours.
Stephen Trask, co-creator of Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Tits of Clay and some special guests played a benefit for Road Recovery, that doubled as a celebration for the reopening of Don Hill's venue.
Ryan Adams released one of my favorite albums of the year and it was thrilling to hear the new material at his New York show.
FKA Twigs released one of the best reviewed albums of the year, finishing in the top 10 of PopMatters' best albums of the year. We caught her performance at a small Brooklyn venue.
Japanese music, specifically a shamisen performance, can be a hard sell initially, but a Westerner might find some similarities with Appalachian folk music.
Bear's Den are an exciting, up-and-coming band on the Communion label, which might explain why they sound a bit Mumfordy, but they aren't as blustery fortunately.
Attending moe.’s Big Lebowski show after Phish’s Halloween bonanza was akin to doubling down after hitting the ultimate rock ‘n’ roll jackpot, except that the odds heavily favored those willing to gamble the rest of their evening.
The Barr Brothers pooled a wide variety of musical influences, like desert rhythms and Icelandic dreamscapes, to create some of the most eclectic folk rock around.