- Music Reviews
- September 22, 2017
A Sentimental Education (Double Feature Records). Review by James Mann.
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.
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.
Ever wonder where those electronic squiggles in old Science Fiction films came from? Ever wonder about the first bands to abandon guitars for electronic instruments? Two new films from Plexfilm show you how Robert Moog taught circuits to sing and how British pop bands put those sounds on the pop charts. Bob Pomeroy sings the body electric.
The women are doing it for themselves! This issue of Target or Flag gives you the low down on four women making music in very different styles but displaying the same independent spirit.
It takes Ted Leo and the Pharmacists performance at the Sarasota Film Festival to get Bob Pomeroy thinking about ska again. Trust us, it makes sense. A few days later he finds the rude boys skanking with the Toasters in St. Petersburg.
Columnist Bob Pomeroy‘s belated reaction to the 2004 election takes us through his own personal grieving process. The common link between these discs is, they all lack vocals.
Bob Pomeroy surveys the vast array of anti-Bush events and concert tours that are taking place all over the country and can’t help but be more than a little excited. Catch the fever at Target Or Flag!
On hold because of our recent server troubles, Bob Pomeroy’s in-depth take on Michael Moore’s latest is still about as good as you are going to read anywhere.
Target Or Flag :: Considering Dengue Fever :: Tuesday, May 4th, 2004
Target Or Flag :: The Confounding Mr. Cale :: Saturday, February 28th, 2004
The girls from the Suicide Girls web site decide to put on a show and take it on the road.
Bob Pomeroy looks north of the Arctic Circle and finds great music. What’s even more surprising, it goes over well on the dance floor.
Target Or Flag :: Girlz Garage in St. Petersburg :: Wednesday, October 29th, 2003
Bob Pomeroy salutes the independent spirit of college radio, and finds local solace in the 11th Hour programs on WMNF.
Bob Pomeroy pokes holes in the old maxim about rock n’ roll being a young man’s game with profiles of the Ex, Mekons, and Sonic Youth.
Bob Pomeroy waxes lyrical about the resurgence of long-lost faves Oh OK and reminisces about celebrity stalking. Just a little.
Bob Pomeroy swings from Sweden back to Tampa, Florida, with a good, hard look at the EMIT Series and the state of experimental music in Florida.
Bob Pomeroy has stayed mum on the Great Garage Rock Debate long enough! He weighs in with enthusiastic appraisals of Sahara Hotnights, Flaming Sideburns, and Devil Doll Records.
Bob Pomeroy wanders away from jazz again with a look at Native American creative expression in the areas of film, music and even television programming. Roam if you want to…
Bob Pomeroy rounds up an eclectic sampling of albums by gals who rock, and gives us the skinny. Hey man, as long as Shannon Wright is in there…