Friday , September 24 2021

Music

Concert Review: The Lumineers Serenade Sacramento Fans at Radio 94.7’s Electric Christmas 2017

The Lumineers at Electric Christmas 2017 (Tan The Man)

The Lumineers, Portugal. The Man, and Walk the Moon headlined Radio 94.7's fifth annual Electric Christmas concert event at the Golden 1 Center in Sacramento on December 7, 2017.

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Concert-Theater Review (NYC): ‘8980: Book of Travelers’ Composed and Performed by Gabriel Kahane

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The singer-songwriter's deep trove of compositional talent and exquisite voice make his art songs ring with the excitement of the new even as they recall the glory days of lieder.

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Music Review: Christina Friis – ‘The Quiet of Knowing: Joni Mitchell Unknown’

Christina Friis

My wife and I were standing on a corner in New Orleans admiring some items in a shop window. Then we heard a voice singing. Memories from my youth flashed through my brain – Joni Mitchell, Judy Collins, Joan Baez – and I was sure this was a recording. Then we looked toward the source of the sound and saw Christina Friis strumming on her guitar and supercharging the New Orleans air.

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From Russia to America: Pianist, Composer, and Transcriber Vyacheslav Gryaznov Delights in Musical Storytelling

While the pianist's impression is by no means comprehensive due to the short time he has spent here, the notion that the Russian pedagogical culture could be producing lazy students while the United States’ could be producing lazy teachers may not be so far-fetched.

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Music Review: Thrice – ‘The Alchemy Index’ (In Celebration of the 2017 Vinyl Reissue)

Thrice

Several of the group's finest songs are littered among the 24 tracks. And while many similar projects might offer quantity over quality, 'The Alchemy Index' doesn't have any reservations about giving fans both.

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