Tag Archives: LJ Moskowitz

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 »

Trent Reznor’s Spacey New Song, “Juno”

The sky above us has served as a muse to humanity since the time we first straightened our backs and started walking upright. Starting from the first cave drawings of the sun and moon to the musical odes across every genre, the universe has been an inspiration across history. Gustav Holst wrote his orchestral masterpiece, “The Planets” , David Bowie penned the rock anthem, ... Read More »

Mesh & Lace: Modern English in Philadelphia

June 3, 2016 – Modern English lead singer, Robbie Grey, had a challenge for the sold out crowd at Philadelphia’s, Johnny Brenda’s: “I bet a lot of you have never heard, ‘Mesh and Lace’!” The audience roared in response, but while the band’s 1981 debut brilliantly exemplified the post-punk aesthetic pioneered by bands like Joy Division and Bauhaus, most people are only ... Read More »

Prince dead at 57

Do you believe in God? Do you believe in me?” Millions of fans worldwide spent decades believing in the unmatched talent of Prince. The 57-year-old musician, actor, and icon was found dead at his home in Chanhassen, Minnesota, this morning just before 10 a.m. According to reports, he had been battling the flu earlier in the month. His private plane ... Read More »

Duran Duran: Review of Barclays Center in Brooklyn

Review + photos by Linda Moskowitz April 12, 2016 – Barclays Center, Brooklyn, NY – When Duran Duran played Madison Square Garden in March of 1984, the screams from teenage girls was enough to send dogs in all five boroughs into howling fits. It was the height of the British New Wave Invasion and pictures of the band filled the ... Read More »

Review: Duran Duran and Chic in Florida

A new wave band from the 80’s meets a disco group from the 70’s for a spring tour in 2016. The pairing of Duran Duran with opening act, Chic, might seem strange to some, but for anyone familiar with either act, the coupling is a long time coming. When asked to describe their music early in their tenure as the ... Read More »