The Velvet Underground
“One chord is fine. Two chords is pushing it. Three chords and you’re into jazz.”
with tracks from Iggy Pop, St. Vincent, Sharon Van Etten…
Was this list really worth the effort?
John Cale is planning a big celebration
‘Warhol Revisited’ An Exhibit Presenting 250 Originals By Andy Warhol, At Santa Monica’s Revolver Gallery
fascinated by celebrities of all kinds and origins
the band could have been at Bowery Ballroom last night
Hopefully, a few lives have been saved by rock ‘n’ roll in the process
Everyone is so young, and so fresh and different and at Grand Zero of the hippie revolution, they sound like nothing out there
Not for her the rough and tumble of EDM pop, no not at all, rather she opts for the urban sophisticat classic rockism of a cubist enthralled and tied down to the great rock and soul moment. Or, if you prefer, she likes Stevie Wonder!
In these songs, Dahl exemplifies a musical intensity, a meeting of soulfulness and electricity, “Green Tourmaline” is built around a crystalline guitar break that brings life to her metaphor for love, it is so strong it draws you up and gives you pause, it makes you think
The “and I’m sticking to it” has more stickiness than the rest of the album combined, which is why it was a minor hit, though it doesn’t explain why Black Panties, is Kelly’s bestselling album in years. Maybe the album cover does that – B+
Oh, she’s nine years old, that why Rod Stewart upped her to nineteen, though it does beg the question why did Berry make her a child instead of a teenager. The answer would probably be target demo but that makes no sense either! Maybe it is more like a significant portion of the audience but we don’t remember it that way – A+