Content by tag "Iggy Pop"

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

The 2019 Tibet House U.S. Benefit Concert

Read "The 2019 Tibet House U.S. Benefit Concert" reviewed by Mike Perciaccante

The 2019 Tibet House U.S. Benefit Concert
Carnegie Hall
New York, NY
February 7, 2019

On Thursday, February 7, 2019, New York City's Carnegie Hall was alive with the essence of Tibet as it hosted the 2019 Tibet House U.S. Benefit Concert featuring an all-star lineup of artists. Philip ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Vula Viel: Do Not Be Afraid

Read "Do Not Be Afraid" reviewed by Gareth Thompson

Having once wowed audiences at the London Jazz Festival, Vula Viel acquired a more unlikely fan in the shape of Iggy Pop. Maybe it's this trio's post- punk verve that grabbed the Stooges frontman, or Pop might have been seduced by hearing the gyil (Ghanaian xylophone) in such an original context.

Bex Burch was ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Jamie Saft: Solo a Genova

Read "Solo a Genova" reviewed by Doug Collette

Jamie Saft's first solo album in his twenty-five year career, Solo A Genova, captures this restless, daring artist interpreting a selection of songs that reflect his eclectic taste as a reflection of his customary willingness to challenge himself. The sum effect of hearing this recording from Italy in March of 2017 is an altogether glorious experience ...

ARTICLE: INTERVIEWS

Jamie Saft: il jazz secondo Iggy Pop

Read "Jamie Saft: il jazz secondo Iggy Pop" reviewed by Luca Canini

Chissà come l'avrebbe presa Bill Laswell se qualcuno nel 1988, durante la lavorazione di Instinct, gli avesse detto che un giorno lontano una trentina d'anni avrebbe contribuito a spingere Iggy Pop sulla strada del jazz. E non del quasi jazz o del jazz pop, ma del jazz quello vero, fatto di arpeggi eleganti e notturni, di ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Jamie Saft, Steve Swallow, Bobby Previte with Iggy Pop: Loneliness Road

Read "Loneliness Road" reviewed by Andrea Murgia

Jamie Saft, Steve Swallow, Bobby Previte. E Iggy Pop. Se state pensando che stiamo in qualche modo dando i numeri, pardon i nomi, siete totalmente fuori strada. Che ci fanno alcuni tra i più vispi e duttili musicisti della New York Area con il papà del proto-punk? Semplice: un bel disco.

Di Saft, ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Late Mali Guitarist Lobi Traoré on Live Recordings

We first met the legendary African singer/guitarist Lobi Traoré in one of the many dimly lit, grimy nightclubs of Bamako in Mali. Considered one of Mali's most exciting, original, and enigmatic guitarists, he immediately made an impact. His overdriven amp, ungrounded fuzzbox pedal and the occasional blast of feedback made for a raw electric blues soundscape ...