Phish transform Madison Square Garden into an “Enchantment Under the Sea” party that takes the high school dance of Marty McFly’s parents to a whole new sensory level.
If post-1978 prog-rock resembles a parched desert, Circe Link and Christian Nesmith represent our binary Moses: desperately awaited and here to lead us out of the wilderness.
Dream Theater’s Six Degrees of Inner Turbulence probably never had a chance at besting predecessor Scenes From a Memory, but it nonetheless found the quintet sustaining their creative peak.
The Phish fall 2021 tour has been one for the ages, with a run that’s had fans praising it as their best tour since their prime years in the late 1990s.
Genesis compilation The Last Domino? The Hits reminds us of a time when rock music, be it progressive, popular, both, or neither, was afraid to stay stagnant.
The lengthy evening provided a communal celebration of both Between the Buried and Me’s whole catalog and the return of live music in general.
Black Midi’s Cavalcade is a great LP, and though not a fully brilliant or complete masterwork, it will leave many others imitating these guys sucking wake.
Danny Elfman’s Big Mess sounds like a buzzing, pounding collection of white noise punctuated by occasional bursts of interesting string themes and downtempo.
Black Midi’s Cavalcade displays superlative skills, fierce chemistry, and avant-garde vision, offering spellbinding performances while also falling prey to sonic tautologies and circuitousness.