- Music Reviews
- April 28, 2016
Human Performance (Rough Trade). Review by Jen Cray.
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.
Roi Tamkin was Feelin’ Alright with Dave Mason in Atlanta.
Canadian pop princess, Carly Rae Jepsen delighted her faithful Orlando flock when her 2016 “Gimmie Love Tour” recently came to the Plaza Live.
Geezër brought their old-school show all the way from their Miami rest home, and Julius C. Lacking thinks they were quite spry.
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.
An upstart is challenging Tim’s 1,000,000,000 high score. Can he hold on to it? Or is he over his prime? Carl F Gauze will tell you, for a quarter.
Carl F Gauze relives the Cinemax late night adult era with this French sci-fi parody that mixes hardcore VHS adult material with an MST3K-flavored mix of bad Euro-scifi.
Part art film, part documentary, this film fascinates Carl F Gauze by exploring the history and future of seeds and agriculture.
Charles Bradley flat tears it up at the House of Soul.
Is this the religion that will make contact with Aliens from the Pleiades? Or just an elaborate Sci-fi Cosplay club?
A failing amusement park is the stage for a surreal and macabre horror film that’s more psychological than gruesome.
James Mann looks at Erick Erickson’s latest polemic on society’s ruin in You Will Be Made To Care.
I Never Learned to Swim: 1990-2000 (Beyond). Review by Julio Diaz.
Cardia (Silverthree). Review by Daniel Mitchell.
Some bands ROck while other bands roCK, but Bound clearly want to ROCK!!! Ti…
Del And the Boys (Ceili). Review by Sean Slone.
Winter Honey (Seksound). Review by Aaron Shaul.
Radical Sonora (EMI). Review by Randy Luna
Departures (Mondo Melodia). Review by Bill Campbell.
Brita’s self-titled album should be a showcase for her sizable vocal talents….
David Lee Beowulf admits he was wrong? Eh, read on…
brown25 (Bionic Milk Plant). Review by Kurt Channing
Freaks of Nature (MVG/Def Jam). Review by Drew Id
Country & Watson (Theologian). Review by Dusan Medak.
Tom Maxwell, former singer/songwriter/assorted instrumentalist from the now-d…
Anthology (Fueled By Ramen). Review by Andrew Chadwick
Roi Tamkin got the blues at this year’s Music Midtown festival in Atlanta, as he caught sets from Koko Taylor and her Blues Machine, the Fabulous Thunderbirds, the Jeff Healey Band, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, and the Allman Brothers Band.
It’s summer and time for the big budget stinker! Rob Levy gives us the low-down on the sequel to the edgy surprise hit Pitch Black.
The Greatest Love Songs of All Time (Arista / Sony Music). Review by Christopher Long.
POPS (Invisible). Review by Ian Koss
The Perfect Little Door (Merge ). Review by Daniel Mitchell.