Concert Review: Sufjan Stevens Thrills With Hits, Bores With Jams
2009 / Live Reviews / Music

Concert Review: Sufjan Stevens Thrills With Hits, Bores With Jams

Indie-rock visionary Sufjan Stevens’ eccentric songs and his garage-band approach to orchestration might suggest he’s an advocate for creative spontaneity. His concert in Madison, Wis., on Monday night gave a different impression, offering a sneak peek at his creative process as he tried out a batch of new baroque-pop songs. Continue reading

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Review: Alice In Chains Attempts Grunge Resurrection On New Record
2009 / Music

Review: Alice In Chains Attempts Grunge Resurrection On New Record

Seven years after the death of their iconic frontman, Seattle’s Alice In Chains has reformed with a new lead singer and new album. But despite the changes in the band and the world at large since the grunge years, the new record picks up exactly where they left off. Continue reading