Tag Archives: LJ Moskowitz

Sights and Songs: Lush at Union Transfer

Lush at Union Transfer by LJ Moskowitz

America broke Lush. The dreampop band that appeared on multitudes of mix tapes in the early- to mid-nineties was brought down by the land of the free, home of the brave. As bassist Phil King told The Quietus last year, “The label were trying to take us to the next level and ended up breaking up the band.” Being forced ... Read More »

Howard Jones at The Paramount in Huntington, NY

Howard Jones at The Paramount Article and Photos by LJ Moskowitz

Howard Jones was having a slight problem with the equipment. It was the first show on the second leg of 1985’s Dream Into Action tour, and right on the heels of a successful Live Aid performance. Jones hit the stage at Miami’s James L. Knight Center and the crowd enthusiastically sang along through the first few songs when things took ... Read More »

Rock Hall Three for All at BB&T in Camden, NJ

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Heart, Joan Jett and Cheap Trick Represent the Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame in Camden by LJ Moskowitz The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has been a source of controversy since before the building even existed in Cleveland. Complaints about co-founder and former Rolling Stone editor, Jann Wenner, and other baby boomers having undue influence over nominees come up ... Read More »

Garbage at The Starland Ballroom

Garbage at Starland Ballroom by LJ Moskowitz

Garbage at the Starland Ballroom: A Beautiful, Disheveled Disaster by LJ Moskowitz Shirley Manson was having a moment, and not a particularly good one. The Garbage lead singer was halfway through the band’s opening song, “Supervixen” and there were ongoing technical problems. A few expletives later and most of the problems were solved, but there were audio issues throughout the ... Read More »

Duran Duran & Chic at BB&T in Camden, NJ

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Duran Duran and Chic Host the Best Party of the Summer by LJ Moskowitz The sun was setting as the lights dimmed at the BB&T Pavilion in Camden, NJ, Thursday night, as the members of Duran Duran appeared in silhouette on a fog-filled stage. Behind them, the opening lines of the title track from their latest album, “Paper Gods”, were ... Read More »

English Beat & Soul Asylum at The Trocadero

King Schascha @ The Troc by Linda Moskowitz

Stepping inside the cool interior of Philly’s Trocadero last Saturday night was a welcome relief from the hot, pungent air encompassing Chinatown. It also felt oddly like hopping on board a time machine for the strangest musical trip since Public Enemy toured with U2. The pairing of Soul Asylum, the 90’s alternative act best known for their milk carton standard, ... Read More »