Psychedelic

Roger Waters offers the hits and his hatred for Donald Trump in concert: review

Pink Floyd was resurrected as closely as it will ever be at the Air Canada Centre on Monday, with a lot of commentary along the way. Nick Krewen Music, Special to the Star, Tues., Oct. 3, 2017 Roger Waters  At the Air Canada Centre on Monday, Oct. 2. Also performs Oct. 13. Boy, does Roger Waters know how to push your buttons. In a two-and-a-half-hour Air Canada Centre concert that…

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The Zombies live on – thanks to a 50-year-old cult classic album

Chamber-pop album Odessey and Oracle, meant to be band’s last, to be performed at Danforth Music Hall on April 2. Nick Krewen, Thu., March 30, 2017 What an “Odessey” for the Zombies. Fifty years after the U.K. pop quintet’s influential signature album Odessey and Oracle was declared a commercial flop that forced the band’s breakup, Rod Argent finds himself recreating the project with most of the original lineup on a…


Lukas Graham works to bring substance to its pop

Grammy-nominated Danish band takes ‘7 Years’ — an ‘old-style country ballad’ — and other meaty numbers into show at Rebel on Wednesday. Nick Krewen  Music, Tues. Jan 24, 2017 It’s sold more than four million copies in the U.S. alone, is nominated for three Grammy Awards and is a poignant synopsis of one person’s life from past to present. But for all the lifetime of experience chronicled within its four-minute…


Septuagenarian David Gilmour wows ACC with his guitar magic

Crowd treated to earful and an eyeful of past and present as Pink Floyd’s wizard of the six-string picked and sculpted his icon songs and applied fancy fretwork into his latest album. Nick Krewen Music, Fri., April 1, 2016 It was a guitarist’s dream. It’s one thing to hear David Gilmour, Pink Floyd’s wizard of the six-string, perform soaring solos, but another to see him work his magic up close….


Jamie T: Out of sight, not out of work

British singer-songwriter Jamie T seemingly disappeared, but he never stopped writing music. Touring a new album, he plays the Mod Club on Saturday. Nick Krewen Music, Published on Fri Dec 05 2014 In the seven years since acclaimed British singer and songwriter Jamie T released his Mercury Prize-nominated Panic Prevention, he hasn’t exactly been the most publicly prolific of musicians. Indeed, aside from this fall’s release of Carry on the…