Music

Culture’s albums of the week 4/27

This week’s local artist is the legendary drummer Steve Gadd!

Culture’s albums of the week 4/20

We're going to recommend great new albums you should listen to. Here's our first batch.

Online learning deals musical education a blow 

The world of music education is a wildly different one, and, thus, so was the transition to online classes. 

Jessie Reyez came to kill love songs in her debut album

The imperfections in her voice are the most beautiful aspects of her sound. And on that note, “Before Love Came to Kill Us” brings something a lot of popular music misses today. True emotion. 

CT Recommends: Polyphia

I’m a simple man: I hear a funky little sound, I listen to it nonstop for three weeks, I forget about it. One such sound I discovered in 2018 that I’ve yet to shake is an instrumental band called Polyphia.

CT Recommends: ‘Dark Was the Night, Cold Was the Ground’

His gravelly moans and vibrated hums conveys a sorrow so gut-wrenching, it’s all too clear he carried an unimaginable burden in his heart. 

King Krule’s ‘Man Alive!’ is a paranoid, genre-bending opus

His signature blend of punk, jazz and electronic sounds put him in a lane of his own, and his newest album “Man Alive!” is yet another reminder of this fact. 

The Iron Maidens raise hell at Montage Music Hall

  8:15 p.m., Montage Music Hall. I was standing in line waiting for the doors to open. I was there…

Buffalo rap group Griselda are bringing reality back to Hip-hop

Each of Griselda’s members bring unique skills and top-tier rapping to the table, making them one of the most versatile and consistent rap collectives operating today.

Y2K party leaves several somethings to be desired

I wasn’t about to throw twelve dollars away, so, clutching my necklace I’m pretty sure was made in the ‘90s, I led the pack into The Bug Jar.