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Art Beat: Rough Girls, La Bohème and whether we are prepared to pay for 'the art'...

Art Beat: Rough Girls, La Bohème and whether we are prepared to pay for 'the art'...

THIS question is a bit Gogglebox, to be honest, but when is an artistic hit a miss? Rather, what is going on when a given performance is rated four stars in one quarter, but dismissed as not nearly emotional enough in another? I only ask because as your reviewer in the stalls, I've recently disagreed radically with people I rate recently over a couple of the Northern Irish productions emerging post-lockdown.

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  1. Noise Annoys: New music from Invaderband, Mob Wife, Cherym and Gemma Bradley, plus Malojian gig news...

    Noise Annoys: New music from Invaderband, Mob Wife, Cherym and Gemma Bradley, plus Malojian gig news...

    :: Invaderband – Peter Gabriel (album, Tectona Grandis) HAVING wowed pretty much everyone with their excellent eponymous debut LP in 2017, Manc-accented Derry-based Invaderband are back with their 'difficult second album' Peter Gabriel – which, needless to say, does not actually feature the reclusive ex-Genesis frontman, 80s pop star and world music champion, other than in portrait form on its cover.

  2. Jesse Malin: 'Let's strike while it's hot'

    Jesse Malin: 'Let's strike while it's hot'

    ON the back of his critically acclaimed album Sunset Kids, co-produced by Lucinda Williams, New York rocker Jesse Malin returns with a new double long-player, Sad And Beautiful World, released on Little Steven's Wicked Cool Records.

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