- Music Reviews
- September 22, 2017
A Sentimental Education (Double Feature Records). Review by James Mann.
Prior to a screening of screening of his underappreciated 1972 revisionist western, The Great Northfield Minnesota Raid, director Philip Kaufman sat down with film critic Stephen Farber for a conversation.
Die Alps! blowout popular Tampa hangout New World Brewery one last time, as a record release party for their long awaited full length. Bob Pomeroy was in on the action.
Blondie and Garbage bring their Rage and Rapture Tour to Orlando, and Jen Cray is in heaven.
Veteran alt-rockers keep heads bouncing at Cincinnati’s alt-treasure roadhouse the Motr Pub.
Bursting with non-stop hits, the classic rock triple-threat package tour attracted thousands (and thousands) of dedicated South Florida fans.
Co-founding B-52s singer / songwriter Cindy Wilson delivers an impressive and intimate Orlando club performance.
Three of rock’s most iconic 70s brands united recently in Tampa, FL for a night of non-stop, fist-pumping classics. Christopher Long was, of course, there.
Brief looks at new releases, ’cause ain’t nobody got time in this heat for more!
Phantogram were stars in Orlando along with Tycho and Heathered Pearls.
Washed Out wash over Orlando and Jen Cray is swept away on the acid wave.
The Vans Warped Tour is as much a summertime tradition as vacation flings, sunburns, and losing your bathing suit at the beach for music fans of all ages, Jen Cray among them.
A deliciously mysterious book for children of all ages, including you.
Two young girls turn their love of surf into a mysterious adventure complete with ghosts, pirates and romance in this beautifully illustrated young adult book.
Generoso and Lily Fierro take a look at Jeff Malmberg & Chris Shellen new documentary Spettacolo.
A three hour art film about unconventional relations in 1920’s Japan offers wonderful visuals providing you have the patience to endure the story.
Shannon Wheeler illustrates Trumps tweets to try and give context to the social media missives of the polarizing individual.
A confusing and idiosyncratic movie about a communist cell in 1950’s Japan and where they ended up in 1970.
Gender reversal and icky-cute CGI monsters make this a kid’s film adults will enjoy.
Filmed to capitalize on the then-current Zodiac Killer stalking San Francisco, Tom Hanson’s low budget film was first on the scene.
A pious young Polish girl falls from grace and becomes the most potent sex symbol of Gilded Age France.
A struggling circus in rural England suffers through emotional turmoil, jealousy and attempted murder in this gorgeous art film.
Volume Three (Invisible). Review by Tony Coulson
This year, Lee Ann Leach is thankful for the bad things in life…
Carl Gauze reviews 19 important people who died this year and just didn’t get the Ink they deserved. Spoiler alert: it was a bad year for Jacks.
Rick Springfield is alive and well and rocking hard from cruise ships to Swedish metal festivals. And if you ever fantasized about middle-aged groupies, you’ll love this documentary.
Mystics (ESL). Review by Carl F Gauze.
Five Star Iris (Hooptyville Records). Review by Andrew Ellis.
Event Review by Frank Mullen
Matt Cibula gets the skinny on why The Beatles are overrated and why Debbie Harry is the shit from G. Amber Valentine of Jucifer.
Top Dollar (OmPlatten). Review by Carl Glaser.
Vande Mataram (Columbia). Review by drew West
Music For Elevators (Beautiful Is As Beautiful Does). Review by Julio Diaz.
The White Disk (MCA). Review by Vanessa Bormann.
Zero Words or Less (self-released). Review by Kyrby Raine.
In the New Old Fashioned Way (Spongebath). Review by brYan Tilford
For Stars and Moon. Review by Andrew Ellis.
Borislav Mitic (Shrapnel). Review by George Jegadesh
Like kids let loose in a candy store, Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez have again indulged themselves — and their legions of fans — with another dose of mayhem. This time around, it’s a two-fisted tribute to ’70s exploitation and car chase films. Steve Stav eases his ’69 Dart into a reserved slot at the drive-in for a review of Grindhouse.
Love Me Like Crazy (Rubric). Review by Matt Cibula.
To say that hip-hop is not my fave genre may be the understatement of the new…