- 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.
Darker the Night (In Music We Trust). Review by James Mann.
Georgia Hard (Yep Roc). Review by Sean Slone.
Chrome Rats vs. Basement Ruts (Gold Standard Laboratories). Review by Daniel Mitchell.
The easy way out of a pile of promotional records is to copy the respective p…
300 (Knitting Factory). Review by Brian Carpenter
Sidelong (Bloodshot Records). Review by James Mann.
Thrills (Ryko). Review by Gregory Schaefer
Flame (Flat Earth). Review by Phil Bailey.
Til The Wheels Fall Off (Signature Sounds). Review by Stein Haukland.
Part One: Aguirre Returns (Eskimo Laboratories). Review by Terry Eagan.
One of my favorite reactions to a new piece of music is "What the fuck…?" I…
Up From Below (Community). Review by jeff schweers.
Marshall Presnell finds hidden truths about America on the back of a matchbook. Or, in this case, a handsomely printed volume full of reproductions of the best (and worst) of vintage matchbook art.
Screen Review by Tom Minarchick
My Mind is My Enemy/Luv U Still (Antler Subway/Proper). Review by Carole Jaszewski
Wishmaster (Century Media/Spinefarm). Review by Nathan T. Birk.
Sweden,singer/songwriter,pop,indie-pop folk,Jens Lekman,Maple Leaves & Rocky Dennis EPs,Secretly Canadian,Aaron Shaul
Shoulda Been Gold (Collectors’ Choice). Review by James Mann.
Beauty Party (Big Dada/Ozone). Review by Bill Campbell.