- Music Reviews
- June 22, 2017
Two Parts Viper (Cooking Vinyl ). Review by Jen Cray.
Beach House play with darkness to welcome a sold-out Orlando audience into their dreamworld. Jen Cray got swept up.
Michelle Wilson gives tribute to the voice of an angel. Gregg Allman, RIP.
For the twelfth year, the South East European Film Festival (SEEfest) in Los Angeles showcased an impressive lineup of new features and shorts. Lily and Generoso Fierro provide a festival wrap up and their picks for the films that you cannot miss.
Turkish director Kivanç Sezer’s powerful debut feature, My Father’s Wings, puts the spotlight on the workplace safety crisis that is currently taking place in his homeland. Lily and Generoso Fierro spoke with Sezer at SEEFest 2017 about his film and his need to draw attention to this issue.
Ink 19 slings a few questions to the punk rock pioneer Keith Morris on Trump, Calexit and looking back.
Soul Understated was a swizzle stick of jazz, funk, pop with a dash of Radiohead in the delightful DC cocktail.
That Trip We Took With Dad is the debut feature by acclaimed Romanian short film director Anca Miruna Lǎzǎrescu. Generoso Fierro sat down with Lǎzǎrescu during SEEFest to discuss the comedy and drama within the adaptation of her deeply personal family story for the screen.
One of the most successful rock bands of the ’90s attracted thousands of fans to its recent Orlando concert. Christopher Long was there.
An animated high school washes into the sea. Can the school newspaper nerds save the day?
A bastion of the Texas Two Step fights off the real estate boom in Austin Texas.
Baltimore. Rats. A match made in Maryland.
The music biz collides with the mob in this documentary chronicling the fast and dangerous life of legendary ’60s songwriter, producer, record mogul, Bert Berns.
The humble tape cassette stages a comeback, and the guy who invented it is still alive.
Dave built a trans-dimensional maze out of discarded cardboard boxes in his living room.
Living in the circus ring is hard enough, but when your dad is your coach and clowning partner, the emotional pratfalls devastate.
Fairly well drawn indie rock that moves through the paces from upbeat to mid-…
Interview by Holly Day
The Saturn 5 with Blue Joules at Club More in Clearwater, FL on July 27, 2001. Concert review and photos by Lee Ann Leach.
Bottom of the Curve (54, 40′ or Fight!). Review by Daniel Mitchell.
Steve Stav goes way down with songwriter Johnny Dowd about "happy music," the death penalty, and being called a genius.
David Whited offers his ideas on how civilized people should handle terrorists.
Screen Review by Ian Koss
Blue Days, Black Nights (WEA/Elektra). Review by Brent Dey
Incarnation (Hydrology). Review by Kyrby Raine.
Caution (Epitaph). Review by Stein Haukland.
Hallelujah (Third Eye). Review by Anton Wagner
Music From the Motion Picture (So So Def). Review by Bill Campbell.
Get your crazy font on, with Andy Miller’s collection of wall-ready poster art inspired by indie rock music.
James MacLaren muses on Frank Zappa, in the process writing one of the BEST book reviews I’ve ever read.
Tragic City Symphony (New Ocean Media). Review by Andrew Ellis.
The Absence in Me (Self-Released). Review by Kyrby Raine.
An AAJ Records Compilation (AAJ). Review by Marcus Leith
Summerbirds In The Cellar represent the best of the blossoming Orlando music scene. A band that defies strict categorization, flocks of Central Florida’s music connoisseurs, including Jen Cray, crammed into Will’s Pub to celebrate the release of the limited edition vinyl release of their debut album.
Pe’ahi (Beat Dies Records). Review by Laura Pontillo.