New England acts enjoy loud community on Warped Tour

ICE NINE KILLS

Eric Levin

The roving cavalcade known as the Vans Warped Tour has grown to feature nearly 100 bands.

Album review | POP

Sia, ‘1000 Forms of Fear’

With “1000 Forms of Fear,” Sia puts to good use the pop craftsmanship she has loaned out to folks like Rihanna.

Album review | COUNTRY

Old Crow Medicine Show, ‘Remedy’

The men of Old Crow Medicine Show are so consistently good that it’s easy to take them for granted.

Braid: No Coast cd cover

Album review | Emo

Braid, ‘No Coast’

The pioneering emo band returns with a new LP that reclaims moves adopted by numerous bands that arose in its wake.

Album review | R&B

Trey Songz, ‘Trigga’

The alented vocalist plays it safe on his sixth album, covering ground he's explored more compellingly in the past.

Album review | FOLK METAL

Buzz Osborne, ‘This Machine Kills Artists’

Armed only with an acoustic guitar and his customary anarchic attitude, Osborne goes it alone as a unconventional troubadour.

Music Review

BSO, Fleming uncork new season at Tanglewood

The evening, a tasting menu of musical Americana, was clearly conceived as a vehicle for its celebrity soloist, the soprano Renée Fleming.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/06/20/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/07yes1.jpg Yes forges ahead with classic albums and new music

Steve Howe, guitarist of English prog-rock institution Yes, talks about the band’s longevity, its volatility, and its new album.

Album review

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/07/01/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/81sRZjR59oL._SL1425_.jpg Pacifica Quartet, ‘The Soviet Experience, Vol. 4’

The Pacifica Quartet crosses the finish line in its invaluable complete Shostakovich cycle with a penetrating, illuminating, and haunting last entry.

Third Ear | Jeremy Eichler

A symphony of clangor, and an early modern dream

Viewed from today, George Antheil’s score for “Ballet Mécanique” is both art and artifact.

Noisy Neighbors

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/06/25/BostonGlobe.com/ReceivedContent/Images/1-AlbumArtwork.jpg Magic Man, ‘Before the Waves’

The new debut from Boston synth-pop band fits snugly in the realm of euphoric dance rock.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/07/01/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/AndrisNelsons_2.jpg The ticket: Classical music

Upcoming classical music and opera performances in the greater Boston area and beyond.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/06/30/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/06ticket1.jpg The ticket: Pop music

James Reed’s picks for notable concerts in the Boston area this week.

Summer Arts Preview

special section

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/05/17/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/WEBsummerartsfront-6592--90x90.jpg The sizzling summer of arts

Transforming the Clark Art Institute, a new day at Newport Jazz Festival, plus 90 critics’ picks.

Events

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/07/07/BostonGlobe.com/ReceivedContent/Images/AP600453638538.jpg The week ahead: Music

Critic’s picks for upcoming concerts in the Boston area.

Classical music

Pop music

Scene & Heard

On her own, Sarah Borges gets back into the groove

The former Broken Singles member has stuck with music, her first love she began exploring as a teenager growing up in Taunton.

Album reviews

Album review

Igor Levit, ‘Beethoven: The Late Piano Sonatas’

Young Russian pianist Igor Levit breaks new ground with his penetrating, precise renditions of Beethoven’s last five sonatas.