The album version of Mitski’s ‘Me and My Husband’ begins with a sigh, and so does her performance tonight.
Bob Dylan has always exuded authenticity. From refusing to be pigeonholed as a folk singer and donning an electric guitar, Dylan has become known as a musician who does whatever he wants whenever he feels like it.
A concept album of sorts, set in the ‘not too distant future colony’ of the album’s title, Tranquility Base is made up of lunar lounge music; a soundtrack to a life of human excess in deep space.
There is a particular understanding between Cat Power fans, of their much-adored singer-songwriter’s habits and idiosyncrasies.
Loads of like-minded people meet online. Few have already formed a band by the time they meet in person.
The Grammy Award-winning and stadium-filling Tinariwen left no-one guessing as to how their fame had them playing shows all over the world, with their reverential songs sung in the traditional Berber language of Tamasheq a true thing of beauty.
‘I’ve got the fucking Tall Grass in my backyard!’