Where there’s smoke, there’s fire — or in this case, the Pixies.
The Zombies Continue Banner Year
If the “Modfather” hands you one of his all-time favorite albums and tells you to listen, it would behoove you to do so.
Paul Weller helped transform the sound of British rock during the 1970s with his former punk rock-new wave band The Jam and later with The Style Council in the 1980s. When he’s not recording new music on his own (his 13th solo album “A Kind of Revolution” drops May 12) or performing live, you can find him at a record store collecting vinyl like it’s his job. His musical appetite is varied and oftentimes obscure, but always on point, so it’s no surprise a critically acclaimed commercial flop like Odessey and Oracle (misspelling courtesy artist Terry Quirk) is at the top of the tastemaker’s list.
Brian Wilson was surely feeling wistful when he sat down at his piano Wednesday night and opened his sold-out concert at the Lincoln Theatre with “Heroes and Villains.”
DC’s Time Is Fire released a second EP, Angels, on March 31 via Electric Cowbell, and the psychedelic dance quartet perform next at Comet Ping Pong on Saturday, May 13.
The legendary Brian Wilson will appear for two nights at the Lincoln Theatre on Wednesday, May 3, and Thursday, May 4, to celebrate the seminal Beach Boys album Pet Sounds in what he’s calling final performances of the album. Wednesday is sold out, but amazingly tickets still remain for the Thursday night show.
California quartet Allah-Las brought the ‘60s forward to the future at 9:30 Club on Monday with sunny garage and psychedelic vibes.