- Event Reviews
- May 27, 2016
Hop Along and Speedy Ortiz bring an evening of indie rock to a packed Orlando house. Jen Cray patiently waits for it to boil over.
Neon dinosaurs and latex ladies are nothing unusual at kinky conventions like Tampa’s Fetishcon or Exotica Detroit. Bob Pomeroy takes a walk or two on the wild side and reports back on the events. He admits that walking through Home Depot will never be the same.
Tom “Tearaway” Schulte digs through a year’s worth of Outsight Radio playlists and reminisces about what he was really excited about in 2007.
Shelton Hull hails the rise of women in positions of power throughout the world – laying odds that Aung San Suu Kyi and Benazir Bhutto will be the ones to watch in 2008.
Marshall Presnell throws a bunch of pencil shavings and rusty nails in the holiday punch. Not much “up” as the year draws to a close, unfortunately.
Archikultural Digest changes format! Sharp-eyed readers may have already noticed this, if their gaze wandered to the left-hand column of the site, but Carl F Gauze makes his move to blog-dom official.
Marshall Presnell cheers big comfy couches and Barack Obama, while jeers are doled out to stripping away OSHA’s regulatory power and lack of movement on the “I” word.
Charles Mingus stood tall as an oak tree and played an upright bass made of the blackest ebony. Maybe not, but Shelton hull provides proof why the man remains a legend to this day.
Carl F Gauze eschews hot fun in the summertime for the darker, more rarefied climes of Orlando’s theatres for a little dance, a little soured love, a little tragedy and the chance to get stared down by local talent. Pass my waterwings!
News and views on the oh-so-smokey Orlando Theater Scene. Who’s that figure stumbling out of the haze clutching dozens of playbills? It’s our own man-about-Fringe, Carl F Gauze.
Shelton Hull looks back at the works of Django on electric guitar, along the way wondering why this material hasn’t been collected in a boxed set and what Charlie Parker would have thought of it.
Shelton Hull is smitten with the absolute excellence of a newly-reissued live set of music recorded in Tokyo, circa 1963, from the underrated Jezebel of Jazz.
Shelton Hull attempt to offer some words of comfort to the people of Virginia, in the wake of tragedy.
Shelton Hull is captivated by Norman Mailer’s latest novel, a study of Hitler’s early life or more succinctly, the evolution of evil within the human soul.
It’s the Spring Edition of Carl F Gauze’s insightful trawl through Orlando’s always-intriguing theater scene!
Shelton Hull has the final word on recently deceased hardcore wrestler Mike Awesome. And truly, he was.
Violence against women is on the rise, no one is lifting a finger to stop it. Shelton Hull sees a “pink kangol mafia” in the near future, with women taking care of their own.
Shelton Hull is awed by Mosaic’s exhaustive new Max Roach box set, and how it lovingly excavates and elevates the drumming titan’s dizzying 1950s output to its proper place amongst the greats.
It’s an idea whose time has come. Bing Futch gets charged up about electric vehicles. Idealism and fuel economy abound!
Watching too much Fox News can make a person jaded. Why can’t people get along? When Bob Pomeroy hears genre-blending sounds like those made by Lenke Lichtenberg and the Sunny Jain Collective, he realizes we’ve been listening to the wrong people.
Tom Schulte, host of the Outsight Radio Hours program, takes a look back at the albums that he spun the most over the airwaves in 2006. After some quick number-crunching, the answers surprised even him!