Live review: Solas @ the L2 Arts and Culuture Center

[photopress:bear.JPG,full,pp_image] Solas may be a democracy, but there are no slack elements in the Irish-American band's stunning performances. Photos by Brian Carney. Sometimes a music reviewer aims to critique a band — to compare live output to studio output; to talk of concert aesthetics; to tell a reader whether a familiar act has truly “got it” live or is simply reproducing the recordings, or is ragged and overinflated by publicists and studio pyrotechnicians.