Consumer Guide: July, 2022
Songs from New York, Pretoria, Berlin, and São Paulo, as delivered by performers ranging in age from 20 to 95. Plus: guitar rock from Nashville and Cambridge, drones from North Jersey, and more.
Arcade Fire: WE (Columbia) “We unsubscribe/We unsubscribe/Fuck season five” (“Unconditional [Lookout Kid],” “End of the Empire IV [Sagittarius A*]”) *
Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga: Love for Sale (Columbia/Interscope) The news that this pair were revisiting their cross-generational gimmick seven years after its launch got no rise out of me, because while Chee…