Interview by Lisa Olen
Various Artists (Eenie Meenie). Review by Ian Koss.
My Suitcase is Always Packed (Sugar Hill). Review by Carl F Gauze
Nothing Makes Sense Without It (New American Dream). Review by Andrew Chadwick
Bob Ham is overjoyed to find that the coming-of-age story still has legs with Colin Channer’s lovingly crafted tale of a 14-year-old Caribbean girl’s journey to find a new home.
The Golden Age (Thrill Jockey). Review by Max Hauser.
Tomboy Hilary Swank and ageless ex-gunfighter Clint Eastwood play a boxing contender and her crusty trainer in Million Dollar Baby, but this is no twisted take on the Rocky formula. Our man at ringside, Steve Stav, tries his best to explain why he calls this film the best of the year without revealing too much of its poignant story.
Ho, hey! Ipecac, fabled new-label-on-the-block takes a twist from their excel…
Ink 19’s Bob Pomeroy ran with the bulls in Pamplona. Spoiler alert: he survived!
Regrets (Self Released). Review by Daniel Mitchell.
It is always sad when good ideas and musicianship, detailed arrangements, and…
Rose Petralia thinks Arthur Nersesian’s latest novel is a dirty New York bus ride over the edge of strange.