David Bronson

David Bronson To Play Joe’s Pub

By Iman Lababedi | May 9, 2015

Rockwoods wasn’t a great fit earlier this year, Joe’s Pub is a better venue, with a larger stage and a better vibe for this soulful folk man, or do I mean this folkie soulman, it will give him the room he needs to perform (the Brooklyn Bowl gig was better because the stage was larger), and Joe’s Pub is for adults, it is part of the Public Theatre, it is pop as art venue.

The Best Of 2015 – Albums Through January 31st, 2015

By Iman Lababedi | January 31, 2015

17 albums isn’t bad for January, last year there where only 13 albums on my best of list at this point. Also, the rate of excellence is through the roof. Especially hip hop where from Lupe Fiasco to Joey BadA$$ and beyond it is on. Top of the heep i a huge album by David Bronson. A deal changer.

That Was The Week That Was: January 12th, 2015

By Iman Lababedi | January 19, 2015

The week belongs to David Bronson’s eagerly anticipated Questions, an album so good it makes albums a palatable art form and forum with songs so strong they should last the whole year through. Otherwise: Meghan Trainor, The 1978ers, Kat Dahlia, and Panda Bear all released excellent albums.

rock nyc Top 10 Songs Week Of January 12th, 2015

By Iman Lababedi | January 16, 2015

A good week all round, Bronson on top, Shinobi next, two good rap song, a Kweezy ballad, JTW back, some real cool ska and roll. Let’s hope this is the start of a great year and if we get another ten songs as great as “Song Of Life”and “Honey Trap” it may well be

Sneak Peaks: Upcoming Album Releases Week Of January 13th, 2015

By Iman Lababedi | January 11, 2015

considering there are only five albums here, three of them, the last three, are must owns and first among equals is the eagerly awaited came changer for David Bronson. It is hard to guess in this day and age whether an album will find its target audience, but if Bronson does get his songs where they need to be, he will break into the mainstream with Questions.

rock nyc’s Best Of 2015

By Iman Lababedi | January 2, 2015

If I have one wish for 2015 musically, it is that David Bronson’s excellent January release Questions finds the audience it deserves. This sublime art folk rock soul album should break him, must break him. It is what I want, it is what he deserves, I wanna say I knew him before he stopped taking my phone calls.

David Bronson's Video For "Songbird" Premieres On Entertainment Weekly

By Iman Lababedi | December 13, 2014

“Entertainment Weekly” premiered the video on Thursday December 11th, featuring Bronson and the Alomar family plus two members of the Bronson band in a sun swept SUV and enveloped in the moment

David Bronson At Rockwood Stage 2, Thursday, November 21st, 2014, Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | November 22, 2014

David takes to the audience like he takes to people in the real world, he makes you at ease, ready to be part of his family and then he levels you with the intensity of his playing. It is as though he sees no reason why artistry must be self-important. At Rockwood he shared his stage so generously while remaining the focal point.

Let's Active: rock nyc ConCert Picks Week of November 17th, 2014

By Iman Lababedi | November 16, 2014

The question is what is is David Bronson’s upcoming release Questions. Now, the answer is the one concert this week you just don’t dare miss, And the question is what is Bronson at Rockwood on Friday. With guest stars including the great guitarist Carlos Alomar and his full band behind, it will be powerful stuff no doubt. I just hope Bronson doesn’t short change Questions just because it isn’t released yet!

David Bronson's "Songbird" Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | October 30, 2014

The question, the opinion, the axiom Bronson has found is superb “outside I hear a songbird and I think she has it right, she is just singing, she is not asking why”. There is a deep and simple truth here and a song to back it up

David Bronson's "Questions" Album Trailer

By Iman Lababedi | October 14, 2014

It is just a great great vibe, with producer Godfrey Diamond and lynchpin Robbie Seahag still here and Carlos Alomar and Robin Clark joining the team of music fans and friends and musicians in creating something really quite wonderful.

The Tomas Doncker Band And The Main Event

By David Bronson | July 15, 2014

A few of my own personal favorites of an overall brilliant set were the absolutely on fire Smokestack Lightning toward the end (this is where TD broke his second string) and a medley he did of some songs from a forthcoming record, co-written by Pulitzer Prize winning poet Yusef Komunyakaa, as well as the aforementioned David Barnes harp solo

David Bronson Interview At The Queens Public Library On Saturday, May 31st, 2014

By Iman Lababedi | May 23, 2014

Bronson is both an original and a throwback to an earlier age of popular music, where the sound in a person’s head is all encompassing and needs to be sculpted into the way they want it heard: it has the delicacy of time and purpose. and it will be a pleasure to hear Bronson express this

Active Viewin': rock nyc Concert Picks w-o 3-24-14

By Iman Lababedi | March 23, 2014

Sure, you know Sam Smith through Disclosure’s “Latch” but if that’s not enough? The man has soul to burn and if you don’t believe me listen to the Londoner’s Nirvana EP or ask Taylor Swift who invited him to sing at her O2 gig ir best of all, check out Monday’s gig at Webster Hall. Sold out, of course.

David Bronson Hits The Road Behind "The Long Lost Story"

By Iman Lababedi | February 16, 2014

This looks like a solo tour to me and Bronson is that rarity who is quite at home by himself as with a band. With a band you get the heft of sound but solo you can hear the songs (and such great songs) and it is wonderful to hear how easily they break down to just acoustic guitar.

Neil Young: that intensely human, immediate, simple, deeply complex feeling of existence

By David Bronson | January 25, 2014

The feeling was a quietly vibrating, exuberant joy, one characterized not by hysteria, volume, or grandiosity, but by gentle, light, yet still extreme, beauty. And I can’t stress enough how much feeling was present in that room

My Top 18 Albums Of 2013: # 6 (Tie) The Long Lost – David Bronson

By Iman Lababedi | December 28, 2013

At 41 minutes the album is like a play cut into separate scenes but more like a play of the mind where everything is happening at once; it doesn’t feel linear, it feels as if the story is occurring simultaneously, and so less than a story and more like a series of emotions going through change after change and ending in anger

The Long Lost Is Here: The David Bronson Interview Part One

By Iman Lababedi | December 14, 2013

Bronson does self-conscious, a prodigiously gifted songwriter who has spent the past decade recording, arranging, writing and re-writing what is simultaneously his magnum opus and his first work

Best Albums Through September 30th, 2013

By Iman Lababedi | October 1, 2013

The Long Lost – David Bronson – The prequel to Story is, at its best, just about the most deliriously deep and beautiful music you will here this year but so lost in its sorrow it can be difficult to penetrate

The David Bronson Band At Brooklyn Bowl, Saturday, September 21st, 2013, Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | September 23, 2013

It is like a 70s pro-rock placed underneath an early 1970s singer-songwriter and at Fonatana in February, the singer songwriter won out and on Saturday night the prog rock artist weirdo won out and on both nights the audience won out.

Spotify On Hear Ye: 9-23-13

By Iman Lababedi | September 23, 2013

On A Carousel – The Hollies – This is the sound of the timeless clang of pure pop for now people in the heat of the UK Invasion. Immaculate harmonies, melodies, lyrics and Nash’s first lead singing on the A Side of a single- A+