Tom’s Tall Tales
Glitter & Doom Live
Call it steampunk roots music or Brechtian blues or Chautauqua hall performance art or whatever the hell you want. Anyone who caught the tour will tell you Glitter & Doom Live is about three stops beyond the terminus est of pop music, and could just as easily be reviewed as theatrical event.
Spin the wheel and take your pick. The opening 'Lucinda/Ain't Goin' Down' is Pantera trapped in Angola State Pen. 'Singapore' has Electric Picnic-thick muck on its boots. 'Such A Scream' and 'Metropolitan Glide' are recast with add-on James Brown guitar parts and spin-on-a-dime dynamics. 'Fannin ...