Daniel Lanois' Black Dub
U2's producer was better off as an instrumentalist on 2005's hypnotic "Belladonna," subtly toying with the pick articulations of strums and slides, but he nonetheless went into Texas-sunset, singer-songwriter mode with 2007's "Here Is What Is"think Leonard Cohen topped with diced chipotle peppers. With this glistening new rock quartet, fronted by 22-year-old gritty blues princess powerhouse Trixie Whitley, he wisely sticks to the former role even when the regal material suggests the latter.
Wed., Feb. 17, 8 p.m., 2010
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