Arts & Leisure
Guest Writer|18.04.2012

Medeski Martin & Wood – still mixing it up after two decades

A concert by the cult instrumental jazz group Medeski Martin & Wood at Prague’s MeetFactory on Monday (April 23) promises to be one of the musical highlights of the spring in the Czech capital. The U.S. trio are known for moving fluidly from moments of out-there experimentation to funk-derived grooves that should turn the standing only venue into a dance party.

Society|Arts & Leisure
Michael Stein|07.12.2011

Guitar great Gary Lucas reconnects with Bohemian roots

American guitarist Gary Lucas has played a striking variety of music — from the avant-garde rock of Captain Beefheart to Chinese pop of the 1930s to collaborations with musical luminaries such as Lou Reed, Nick Cave, Iggy Pop, John Zorn and David Johansen, as well as with his own band, Gods and Monsters. In his latest album, Lucas takes on the pantheon of Czech classical music with a modern touch thrown in.