Alchemy, which arrived shortly after the initial breakup of Television. His most recent solo album, and his seventh in total, is 2016’s Rosedale — a wonderfully insightful, poignant and honest record at this stage in his storied career. Live, he tends to veer toward career-spanning sets, so expect a bit of everything. His own renditions of Television tunes can be fascinating, to say the least. But, whatever, he’s an underrated guitarist and any opportunity to see him is well worth grasping.
Best known as a founding member of pioneering New York CBGB’s house band Television, Richard Lloyd recently also has been a member of re-formed Cleveland punks (and Dead Boys/Pere Ubu precursors) Rocket From the Tombs. He’s been a solo artist of note, though, since 1979’s