Anders Osborne


The 11-minute title track of this New Orleans guitar demon’s new Black Eye Galaxy is something like the “Dark Star” of recovery anthems. Elsewhere, Osborne’s emotionally white-hot album features songs like, and in his lacerating live shows he comes off as someone telling stories through his instrument as though his life depended on it, which may well be the case.

Sat., June 2, 9 p.m., 2012

This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on May 23, 2012

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