Tuesday , May 28 2024

Editor Pick: Music

Charlie Doherty’s Top 25 Tunes of 2023 (Feat. Lana Del Rey, Blur, Rolling Stones, and More)

Lana Del Rey - Ocean Blvd

The Rolling Stones, Lana Del Rey, Blur, Boygenius, and Dropkick Murphys are among the many artists in my favorite songs of 2023 list.

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Charlie Doherty’s Top Music Releases of 2023 (Neil Young, Boygenius, Jesse Ahern, Rancid, and More)

Jason Isbell - Weathervanes

2023 was a very good year for rock releases by veteran and newer artists, including Palehound, Neil Young, Foo Fighters, Boygenius, and more.

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Cathedral of St. John the Divine to host Arvo Pärt’s ‘Passio,’ Orthodox Chants, January 26 and 27

Experiential Orchestra and Artefact Ensemble

Audience members can sit on yoga mats (or chairs) to hear 'Passio' by Arvo Pärt, preceded by Orthodox chants, at the world's largest Gothic cathedral.

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Music Reviews: the Rolling Stones’ ‘Hackney Diamonds,’ plus James Talley, Clay Parker and Jodi James, and the Babys

Rolling Stones-Hackey Diamonds

With 'Hackney Diamonds,' The Rolling Stones deliver their first album of new material since 2005. Plus, reviews of James Talley, Clay Parker and Jodi James, and the Babys.

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Music Reviews: ‘We Can Work It Out’ (An Anthology of Beatles Covers), plus the Kinks and Marcel Smith

We Can Work It Out

A new Beatles covers collection features a fair number of luminous artists and a few famous covers, but the focus is more on obscure artists and recordings.

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Concert Review (NYC): Clarion Choir Sings Rachmaninoff and World Premiere of ‘Vigil for Peace’ by Alexander Levine

Clarion Choir

The Clarion Choir's, precision, dynamics, balance, and overall musicality are always at the highest level.

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Music and Film Reviews: ‘Long Story Short: Willie Nelson 90,’ plus Violent Femmes and Catbells

Willie Nelson 90

A concert pays tribute to Willie Nelson, plus a reissue of Violent Femmes' debut and a new release from the mysterious Catbells.

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Music Reviews: The Massive ‘Memphis Blues Box,’ plus Tom Russell and the Ink Spots

Memphis Blues Box

Ironically, it took a European record company to compile The Memphis Blues Box, one of the most impressive and essential collections of American music you’ll ever find. Still, I can’t think of a label more suited to the task than Germany’s Bear Family, which is world-famous for its gargantuan and …

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