- Music Reviews
- May 19, 2016
The Last Word On First Blues (Omnivore Recordings). Review by James Mann.
The recently reunited Underoath wrapped up their sold-out Rebirth Tour in Orlando and even a skeptical Jen Cray was convinced of their power.
Their bassist quit, their singer broke his hand onstage, and hospital bills threatened to break their tour yet PEARS have soldiered on.
The Baseball Project and Gritt ran the bases at The Crowbar. Bob Pomeroy gives us the play by play.
The 2016 Vans Warped Tour lineup was announced as a live webcast from Winter Park’s Full Sail University. Jen Cray was there to catch the mystery bands on the bill, as much as to learn the lineup.
One of progressive rock’s figureheads has died. Gail Worley remembers Keith Emerson.
While his polyester-clad contemporaries were cheering Thatcher and Reagan, Sir George Martin was producing Ultravox. Steve Stav remembers the legendary producer.
Hundreds of diehards packed O-Town’s House of Blues for Never Shout Never that Christopher Long shines some light on.
The Sun Ra Arkestra held sway over Bob Pomeroy in Jacksonville.
Erica Fae’s tale of a female lighthouse operator in 1895 is spellbinding.
A teenage girls struggles with girlfriends and boyfriends as she attempt to find her place in the world of the 1980s in Cheerleader.
Janis Joplin was the greatest blues singer of her generation. Little Girl Blue shows us what it cost her.
The newly-released third memoir from Canadian author, Brent Jensen, packs particular punch and offers tremendous payoff.
Donte Clark is the rare success story in this tough town, and he just might be making a change for the better.
Dangerous Men– a cult classic in the making?
Syl Johnson was a blues and soul artist who never made the big time like Al Green, yet today he’s one of the most sampled performers around.
Antibalas brings the Afrobeat on Live From the House of Soul.
Del Close invented Improv as a comedy form; Carl F Gauze learns how he influenced many of today’s best comedians despite his personal demons.
Ever wondered about what didn’t get in the Bible? Joe Frietze takes a look at the rest in Apocrypha Now.
Let It Happen (Deluxe Edition) (Tooth and Nail). Review by Andrew Ellis.
Greatest Hits (Last Chance Records). Review by Carl F Gauze.
Interview by Cindy Rivers
Interview by James Mann
Not Economically Viable (Thick). Review by Jen Cray.
Introducing Cadallaca (K). Review by Phil Bailey
Six (Epic). Review by Michael Crown
Gear Review by Edward Tywoniak
The Everlasting Blink (Guidance). Review by BEn VarkeNTine.
Never Mind The Pollacks (Telegraph). Review by Troy Jewell.
The Moon is Down (Tooth & Nail). Review by Nathan T. Birk.
American Justice (Too Damn Hype). Review by David Lee Beowülf
Gear Review by Ian Koss
Time (Fiddler). Review by Andrew Chadwick
Nothing Safe (Columbia). Review by George Jegadesh
In Memory of Bab (Outback). Review by Andrew Chadwick
Where Do You Start?. Review by Kyrby Raine.
Just two days after one half of the identical twin sister vocal team that makes up School of Seven Bells unexpectedly departed the band, Jen Cray caught their newly downsized performance.
The Shapes We Make (Kill Rock Stars). Review by Aaron Shaul.