- Music Reviews
- October 24, 2016
Box Set #3 (curated by Brian Eno) (Knitting Factory Records). Review by Bob Pomeroy.
Moody Blues frontman Justin Hayward is alive and kicking in the 21st century, and we get a good view on how his progressive rock roots have bloomed over the years.
Max & Iggor Cavalera Return to Roots
Writer and radio host Garrison Keillor enchants the Rollins crowd on a rainy evening.
The Kills lay waste to Atlanta and Nashville, and superfan Jen Cray was there!
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.
Without Getting Killed or Caught: The Life and Music of Guy Clark is a remarkable look at one of the greats.
Beautifully designed coffee table book featuring never before seen photos, collections, and stories from the seminal post-punk band Bauhaus, curated by drummer Kevin Haskins.
Two new graphic novels deal with fatherhood, dating, and time travelling.
Mutant ice cream terrorizes America as evil corporations make money off the resultant exploding brains.
Follow the rise and fall of Tower Records, one of the most important retailers for the entire rock and roll generation.
Borscht belt favorite Jackie Vernon tries his hand at low budget horror and is upstaged by a microwave oven.
Ink 19 gets to see the greatest fan film ever- Raiders!
The tomatoes return and boy, has the pizza business changed without them. It’s silly, sci-fi and almost as fun as the original.
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.
Chris Catania makes it through a weekend of punk, rock, hip hop, sweat, and garbage cans without having his head mistaken for a hi-hat.
This split EP (four songs each) features an unusual chronology: the Lilys rec…
Morphology (Om). Review by Bill Campbell.
Future Unknown (Maverick). Review by Andrew Ellis.
Shades of Streamers (Essay). Review by Aaron Shaul.
The Club of Hopes and Fears (Ska Satellite/Moon Ska). Review by Julio Diaz
How can a major-studio film that stars Alias superspy Jennifer Garner as one of Marvel Comics’ sexiest — and most vicious — characters be a disappointment? Steve Stav counts the ways in his review.
If Evolution is Outlawed, Only Outlaws Will Evolve (Alternative Tentacles/AK Press). Review by Jason Plender
Frustration Plantation (Instinct). Review by Daniel Mitchell.
Brett Callwood’s comprehensive book on the criminally overlooked Stooges doesn’t, this time, focus completely on Iggy Pop.
The Shadow of Your Smile (Arrow). Review by Kyrby Raine.
The Dirt Tier (Luckyhorse). Review by Aaron Shaul.
Another made-for-TV sport debuts, and it’s a beaut. Carl F. Gauze takes a look at the wild world of SlamBall.
The Songs of The Kinks (Sub Pop). Review by Daniel Mitchell.
Finally got around to dragging my lazy ass over to a theatre to check out the…
Print Review by James MacLaren
Hot, cramped, and stinky. Canada’s Protest the Hero headlines an action-packed, sold-out, multi-band event — and Christopher Long holds his breath.
Circus Town (Sideburn). Review by James Mann.
The kid can write. Who knew? Ben Varkentine is just as surprised as you are.