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The Big Pink | Future This
The Big Pink's name is forgettable and their sound is too generic to describe. Sneering electronic dance-rock heavy on synths and slowed-down '90s rave beats? They might as well be the Klaxons.
| January 13, 2012
Dynamite with a laser beam
Is this the real life? Or is this just fantasy? Whatever you do, don't ask Sean Slaughter.
PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF
| November 25, 2011
Laurie Anderson is still really good
If I hesitate to offer a review of Laurie Anderson's Delusion (at ArtsEmerson's Paramount Center through October 2), it's because I fear the whole thing will be just one big spoiler.
| September 30, 2011
A postmodern dance lineage sings
Brown's newest work, Les Yeux et l'âme , is a suite of dances from Jean-Philippe Rameau's opera Pygmalion , which Brown directed in Europe last year.
MARCIA B. SIEGEL
| August 26, 2011
The Big Hurt: Vince Neil acts his age
By the time you read this, the Situation will have his first single out on iTunes. Yeah, that the Situation.
Plus The Situation singled, Drake unsurpassed, Pete Doherty denied, Lou Reed exonerated
| June 25, 2010
Review: Lady Gaga at the Wang
Lady Gaga, resplendent, striding onto the stage of the Wang Theatre, has just removed an intricate half-Egyptian/half-Wagnerian headdress from her person, freeing her enormous blonde hairdo from its confinement.
| December 11, 2009
Girl gone wild
"My hair may be blond, but my heart is brunette," announced Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta — a/k/a Lady Gaga.
Lady Gaga, live at the House of Blues, March 30, 2009
| April 10, 2009
Multi-instrumentalist and Beat Circus patriarch Brian Carpenter has made his share of escapist music, but he's also written dozens of songs that confront real life.
Beat Circus's Brian Carpenter returns to his roots
| January 06, 2009
Paula Hunter gets under your skin.
Paula Hunter’s off-kilter world
| October 09, 2008
Under her skin
Who is Laurel Casey? If you figure her out, let her know. She’d love to learn that too.
Laurel Casey is back in town
| September 17, 2008
Who’s that girl (now)?
I’d wager that Madonna is not much of a fun person.
Madonna pulls some Hard Candy from her purse
| April 29, 2008
Laurie Anderson is the world’s pre-eminent performance artist — a musician, writer, and electronics and visual wizard.
The Laurie Anderson world view
| March 24, 2008
Show and tell
After a brief late-December break from the usual boatload of good shows, the flood picks up right where it left off in early January.
A whole new year of live music
| January 04, 2008
Down down and away
Perhaps androids dream of more than just electric sheep.
Spectrum, Middle East Upstairs, August 28, 2007
| October 02, 2007
One of the most important albums of the ’80s has been re-released with two appealing extras.
Big Science | Nonesuch
| August 14, 2007
They love the ’80s
“We are musicians, we are not DJs,” says Arno Kammermeier, one half of the electronic music duo Booka Shade.
Booka Shade bring the synths
| July 30, 2007
Something for everybody
As that great philosopher Brian Wilson once observed, summer means fun.
This summer, New England’s music calendar offers everything from Neil Sedaka to Lez Zeppelin
| June 11, 2007
You’ve perhaps heard the hipsterrific Swedish electro duo the Knife. But if they have their way, they’ll never hear you. Pointed pop: The bemused machinations of the Knife
Our interviewer goes around, over, through, and under the Knife
| November 14, 2006
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