About The Field
One of the Kompakt label’s most beloved and polarizing producers (he was accused of being a formula-reliant one-trick pony), Sweden’s Axel Willner debuted with Things Keep Falling Down, a 12″ containing a pair of blissed-out trance-techno tracks over ten minutes in length — one of which, “Thought vs. Action,” made clever use of the intro to the Four Tops’ “I’ll Be There.” A follow-up 12″, Sun and Ice (with samples of Lionel Richie and Kate Bush), appeared in 2006, leading to the 2007 full-length From Here We Go Sublime. Two of his most impressive tracks appeared on Kompakt’s Pop Ambient 2007 and Pop Ambient 2008 compilations. A second album, the more rhythmically varied Yesterday and Today, appeared in 2009.
Umphrey’s McGee dusted off Paul Simon’s “50 Ways To Leave Your Lover” for the first time in nearly five years last night in Cleveland.
Spafford dusted off an Eagles cover and delivered their debut of Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah” during their first of two from Terrapin Crossroads – watch full show pro-shot video.
Trey Anastasio sat in with Mike Gordon’s solo band for the first time since 2014 last night at The Sinclair in Boston joining his Phish bandmate for the majority of the second set and encore.
Umphrey’s McGee teamed with Big Something’s Casey Conrad on a Rolling Stones cover and unearthed a true rarity last night at Stage AE.
Widespread Panic returned to The Capitol Theatre for the first time in 27 years kicking off their first-ever headlining run at the historic rock palace on Friday night.