Jim Sullivan is a former Boston Globe arts and music staff writer who pens the arts-events website jimsullivanink.com and contributes to various publications, TV and radio outlets — including WBUR’s The ARTery. He hosts the monthly music/interview show “Boston Rock/Talk” on Xfinity On Demand.
First-time writer and director Michel Laprise approached the creation of this show with the idea of reinvention, while maintaining the fun and rebellious elements the company has come to be known for.
“We bring different things to the party,” Jamie Hince says of bandmate Alison Mosshart. “She brings a car and I bring drugs and alcohol.”
Jennifer Haigh’s latest novel “Heat & Light” drills deep into the controversial practice of fracking, and its impact on a small Pennsylvanian community.
The genre-melding musician passed away at 57 and left behind a body of work that includes 39 studio albums, four live albums, an induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and numerous Grammys.
The Residents — best known for their iconic eyeball-head costumes — have spent a lifetime subverting, deconstructing, disemboweling, and recontextualizing pop music.
The album’s genre hopping sounds include indie pop-folk, close harmony vocals, ’80 style synth pop and funk, a mix of acoustic and sampled sounds.
Despite the name of the tour, Donald Trump won’t feature heavily in the actor, writer and producer’s set. Don’t expect Tobias Fünke of “Arrested Development” fame either.
With Martin Scorsese, Mick Jagger and Terrence Winter at the helm, the series captures the texture and visceral rawness of the 1970s music scene in New York City.
“I wanted to make a big record, a big record that felt like life,” said Springsteen, who is playing a sold-out show at Boston’s TD Garden on Feb. 4.
Savage — who has expanded his media range to books and podcasts — is taking what he does on the road with “Savage Love Live,” which stops at Boston’s Wilbur Theatre on Saturday, Jan. 23.