Tag Archives: The Residents

The Residents’ God In 3 Persons at the Alex Theatre – Live Review

One thing the Residents don’t do for their audience: make it easy. By design, this officially anonymous collective of artists has to be engaged on its own terms, unwilling as they are to concede to any comfortable expectation. This visit … Continue reading

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LA Beat Interview: The Residents

Video artist John Sanborn (left) and The Residents ex-vocalist Randy, seen in the God In 3 Persons Promo Film, produced for the MOMA premiere in 2020. Following acclaimed performances at New York’s MOMA and in their hometown of San Francisco, … Continue reading

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Music Review: The Residents – “The Ghost of Hope”

Upon my first listen — and a few subsequent listens, I struggled to grasp what The Residents were offering with their new outing The Ghost of Hope. What exactly was the album’s vision. While I was pulling together the content and … Continue reading

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Live Review: The Residents at Regent Theater

Written with Bob Lee For music fans who love living on the edge, the Residents are an eternal touchstone, a beacon of light emanating from further out there than usual. They’ll never be huge, but their dogged insistence on doing … Continue reading

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