- Music Reviews
- May 26, 2017
So It Is (Legacy). Review by Bob Pomeroy.
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.
The latest configuration of this chart-busting ’90s combo played a concise set to an intimate Florida crowd.
Shonen Knife play their first show in Tampa. If their fans have their way, it won’t be Shonen Knife’s last visit. Bob Pomeroy fills in the details.
Cleveland metalcore band Affiance says goodbye with final bang of a tour. Vanna Porter paid her respects in Orlando.
Nashville songwriter and all around cool guy talks Trump, healthcare and growing up in Bible Belt.
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.
An uptight accountant survives a bank robbery and goes on to lead his own one man re-distribution of wealth in post war Italy.
This is the most comprehensive look at slime molds you’ll ever see. It’s also the most oddly fascinating science doc you will ever see. Do not miss this!
We follow a young boy as he falls in love with film, is deserted by a woman, and returns to his first and only love: the cinema.
Will this gleefully offensive indie horror movie bring about a DIY horror boom?
Brad Paisley rocks Morgantown, West Virginia in this combo CD/DVD release.
Live at the Festival International de Jazz de Montreal (BSI). Review by Bill Campbell.
Actions and Indications (Merge). Review by Keith Mercer
Carl F. Gauze jumps a freight train to Austin to check out some new music by Icona Pop and Marina and the Diamonds, and returns with a bad case of bubble gum fever.
I approached this album with considerable trepidation. For some reason, I mis…
Everyone has lots to say about John Byrne. Matthew Moyer examines this collection of interviews and art that let the man and his work speak for himself.
Side Pony (Nonesuch). Review by Joe Frietze.
Autumn Lee (Arise). Review by Tom Minarchick
Metro (S.H.A.D.O.). Review by Kiran Aditham.
They don’t come more seminal than Mitch Easter, who has influenced music from both sides of the mixing board, with his band Let’s Active and as the producer for acts like REM, Pavement and Marshall Crenshaw. Rob Levy grabs a few moments with the busy man.
My Mind is My Enemy/Luv U Still (Antler Subway/Proper). Review by Carole Jaszewski
For its fourth year the Pitchfork Music Festival proves to Chris Catania, and about 20,000 fans, that it can deliver the goods as well as the big guys.
Various Artists (Victory). Review by David Lee Beowülf
We’ll Have a Time (Magic Marker). Review by Marcel Feldmar.
The Silent Treatment (Tee Pee). Review by Nathan T. Birk.
Joe Ely, Jimmie Dale Gilmore and Butch Hancock, also known as The Flatlanders, brought their laid back genius to Santa Fe, leaving James Mann and Nancy Mullis feeling enlightened!
Transcendental Medication (Triple X). Review by Phil Bailey
Orinignal Soundtrack (Disney). Review by Vanessa Bormann.
Screen Review by Charles D.J. Deppner
Music from the Films of Stanley Kubrick (Silva Screen). Review by David Lee Beowülf