Before I’d seen Jenny Lewis and the Watson Twins perform all of 2006’s Rabbit Fur Coat, I wouldn’t necessarily have considered it a canonical work that merited its own 10th anniversary
2015 – the year in which Sleater-Kinney, Veruca Salt, Babes in Toyland, Garbage and L7 all reunited and toured after lengthy hiatuses. Surely, this female-fronted rock reformation zeitgeist is more
There’s just no one like Sufjan Stevens making music right now. Who else combines such fundamentally religious doctrine into indie-emo pop, and has crossed over so successfully with the hipster
Colin Meloy walked onto the stage at the hallowed Beacon Theater and stood in the spotlight. He started the show on his own, the conspicuous frontman plucking the cords to
There’s nothing modern about Brandi Carlile. Her approach to craft, from the homegrown production of her music to the organic accruement of a devoted following, is more akin to the
The lasting impression of the show remains Merchant’s unparalleled vocal prowess and her grounded approach to putting her music out there for audiences. As always, there’s a quiet intensity to her performances, one that stems from the mature subject matter of the songs she sings.