Live Reviews: Jambase, Lucid Culture NYC
Track Devi on JamBase
Lucid Culture live review
- In an Anna Sui print skirt (so says the fashionista) and shiny leather midriff coat, Debra Devi looks like Christina Ricci with a guitar. “Am I too loud?” she asks the sound guy. Yes, he avers – too bad, she would have been able to blast the crowd to guitar nirvana...
JamBase live review
- It's hard to think of another band quite like rock power trio
Devi, who blend the cleverness and intricacy of a good jam band with the catchiness of vintage power pop, the awareness and relevance of punk and the occasional smirking metal flourish. Beefed up with percussionist Pat Catino plus keyboard wizard Rob Clores, Devi teased and seduced the audience with playfully executed improvisations that threatened to take their melodic rockers into unknown territory. When they finally did, the results were very satisfying...