I don’t think I can top this in 2024!
a triumphant songstress’s night
women represent only 21% of artists
hungry to hear her
sweeping orchestration and Brandi Carlile’s stratospheric vocals
Aimee Mann and Rufus Wainwright at The Greek Theatre on Thursday
A classic piano-and-strings-driven Aimee Mann song
her second best solo album
A song with plenty of sex-appeal
could be an ex-lover or an A&R man
she hasn’t done a decent album in years
Fidlar have 3 shows this week
One of the great women vs men, conceptual battle
Mr. Harris – Aimee Mann – Aimee takes on ageism and beats it, spelling out the joys of romance with a man older than her father and Aimee handles it with so much dignity it makes you ache: “and you’ve waited so long and I’ve waited long enough for you” she claims, and a beautiful flute takes you on an instrumental. She can’t do this any more, you know – A
‘I’m tired of men who aren’t professional or even accomplished musicians continually offering to ‘help me out’ (without being asked), as if i did this by accident and i’m gonna flounder without them. or as if the fact that I’m a woman makes me incapable of using technology.”
Let’s forget about Skrillex since I’m far from convinced even if you are certain, and let’s look a little further and study a whole lotta bands with important follow ups: The War On Drugs, The Pretty Reckless, the very buzzy and brilliant Coathangers (even if I wasn’t thrilled by em on stage), TBS, newcomers Perfect Pussy and let’s rest on The Both because it is the new Aimee Mann album and Ted Leo might not be in HER league but he is still in a league.