16. April 2009 · Comments Off on And Here’s The Thing (more on YTSO) · Categories: Links, Other People's Words

With all the gimmickry, one still wants excellence. One still wants good music, good playing … depth. Or at least one wants that Magical Wonder that happens at some concerts.

Or at least I do.

And Greg Sandow, who looks to be not so snobby and critical as I (yes, I am a harsh critic, which is one reason I don’t write reviews!) writes:

But at the heart of all of this — at its artistic heart, where the music lives — something was hollow. The playing wasn’t wonderful. Nor was it, for the most part, scrappy or exciting, which could easily have made me love it, even if technically it wasn’t so great.

Read his complete post.

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