Author Archives: JON PARELES

Governors Ball’s 10 Best Sets: Gospel-Rap, Kiss-Off Pop and More

Source: New York Times » Music

The festival brought Chance the Rapper, Lorde, Tool and a selection of British grime artists to Randalls Island in New York over the weekend.

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An Appraisal: Chris Cornell: A Spectacular Voice of Grunge, With a Glint of Tragedy

Source: New York Times » Music

Mr. Cornell’s power as a vocalist lay in his ability to sustain hard-rock melodies while lending more modest ballads an existential gravity.

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Review: U2 Revisits ‘The Joshua Tree’ in the Here and Now

Source: New York Times » Music

The Irish band shakes a Seattle stadium with 30-year-old songs and a new one, opening a tour that shows the concerns of its 1987 album have persisted.

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