You can say seeing Pearl Jam in concert is like surfing. Sometimes it starts off bombastic and free-falling. Other times it will feel like it is a gradual build and ebbs and flows through various cycles on your journey.
As giant screens, lighting grids, altered for each song and surrounded the band, it was as if there was enough special effects that James Cameron would envy and would want to use for one of his blockbuster films.
For the last 33 years, Depeche Mode have managed to usher in a new era of music with their electronic, new-wave and later cold-wave/industrial sound, sustain their popularity and return to America more popular each time they tour.
Watching a career-spanning set, the crowd at Radio City was simply in awe of what the hometown hero was doing. It was a night of raw emotion, a fond farewell to a very memorable year and a massive embrace of the new year to come.
From small headlining gigs to playing Lollapalooza and then curating this year's ATP, The Afghan Whigs are enjoying their time back together, which brought them to a sold-out crowd at Manhattan's Terminal 5 on Friday night.
On the second night of her new tour around North America in support of her internationally acclaimed album, Ceremonials, Florence made her Long Island debut. Florence's machine was ready to ignite a musical storm at the beach.
In the much hyped debut of Oasis' former songwriter and creator, Noel Gallagher released his solo debut, Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds and the album proves one thing -- Liam is the rock star, but Noel is the musician.
Yes, they play "N****s in Paris" three times. Yes, they rap on top of giant, moving risers with LCD side panels. And yes, Kanye wears a leather skirt. But Kanye West and Jay-Z's joint concert is not an act ready made for tweets and text messages.