- Music Reviews
- September 29, 2016
Shouted, Written Down & Quoted (Big Blue Zoo Records). Review by James Mann.
The annual festival that Punkifies a college town is back, in its 15th year!
Prince Buster, the legendary soundmaker, has died. Generoso Fierro recounts his monumental life and career.
Sweet Crude brought a bit of New Orleans to Tampa. Bob Pomeroy catches up with the group.
Belly brought lot of grit and a touch of grace to the Bowery Ballroom in NYC.
Pendarvis Farms transforms for three extraordinary days into the fun and psychedelic fest of your wildest indie music loving dreams, Pickathon. Alexa Harris was there to experience the joys of farm life for the weekend.
A triple bill of underground Goth, led by NYC’s Pawns, transforms Uncle Lou’s into a time machine. Jen Cray did not wear eye makeup, but she did wear a black shirt to the show.
The Plot in You have a sweaty night In Las Vegas and Ink 19 was there!
Crunchy LA-based rock combo, Bad Suns, popped into Orlando recently while on their current “Disappear Here” US tour. Christopher Long was there, and he couldn’t have been happier with their performance.
Three guys in middle school set out to recreate their favorite film.
A teenage sex comedy turns into a dark look at crooked sports betting in high school.
Fashion models die one by one in a remote chateau as the police miss clues and the body count climbs.
Phil Hall takes us down the musty path of missing films and lets us know what the world is missing.
Molly lives and works in Venice, CA back in the days when it was sleazy AND scary. She has daddy issues and loves kinky sex. Well, “Kinky” is a nice way of saying it; she tends to leave bodies behind.
Japanese female revenge women-in-prison movies have never been so graphic.
Follow the career of landmark animator Ray Harryhausen in this extensive documentary on the King of Stop Motion.
An early documentary by Robert Mugge explores the world of Avant Garde composer George Crumb.
A Down East idyll of fire watching, light houses and Japanese industrialists in search of enlightenment.
Middle-aged teens end up in a cabin, and killed one at a time by a creepy guy. Then it rains. A lot.
Review by Julio Diaz
In the Spring of 1999, Henry Rollins was challenged to appear each Wednesday for eight weeks, and give a different spoken word performance each time. Joe Frietze gives us the rundown on this DVD chronicle.
You Are Freaking Me Out (Ignition). Review by Richard T. Thurston
Second Nature (Ipecac Records). Review by Matthew Moyer.
Kyrby Raine shares a wee teeny chat with Needfire’s main man, John Cleghorn, about the Texas-based band’s blending of Celtic rock with the jukebox hooks of the British Invasion.
If the preceding The Mosquito Control EP and The Red Sea short-…
Ignoring the slightly misleading album title — these tracks were culled from…
A bonnie look at the history and influence of the Celts — Carl Gauze could stand a little less chatter and a lot more music.
Yoko (Velocette). Review by Stein Haukland.
Dead Man Shake (Anti-/Fat Possum). Review by James Mann.
Into The Oh (Virgin/Luaka Bop). Review by Terry Eagan.
Monkey Business on Spec (Ink 19, July 2000)
James McMurtry sings about economic struggle, working class woes, and corrupt governments. Jen Cray was not the only Orlando fan who found his Southern Gothic folk rock soothing this holiday season.
Space opera is alternately the most maligned and the most fascinating sub-genre in the sprawling field of science fiction…
American Legacies (McCoury Music). Review by James Mann.
The Night Before the Day the Earth Stood Still (Gearhead). Review by Stein Haukland.
Streams & Current (Projekt). Review by Daniel L. Mitchell.
A Place Where I Know: 4-Track Songs 1992-2002 (Birdman). Review by Stein Haukland.