- Event Reviews
- August 16, 2017
Veteran alt-rockers keep heads bouncing at Cincinnati’s alt-treasure roadhouse the Motr Pub.
Ink 19 slings a few questions to the punk rock pioneer Keith Morris on Trump, Calexit and looking back.
Skeletons. Review by Joe Frietze.
A couple is kidnapped and held in a small cell until either they or their captor breaks.
Hairy Chafin’ Ape Suit (Sauxtex Media). Review by James Mann.
Aesop Rock gives Jacksonville some quality hip hop — the kind so good that even shoegazer Jessica Whittington can’t appreciate.
Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame inductees Red Hot Chili Peppers still deliver, years after they’ve retired the tube socks and put on their pants. Jen Cray was happy to be part of even just a bit of their Orlando performance.
Back to the Basement (Asian Man Records). Review by Carl F Gauze.
The net result of plowing through a weighty tome like this is a sense of awe at how a bunch of kids created their own culture whole cloth, like the music industry on a Utopian, communal, microcosmic level.
Medicine Show (Water ). Review by James Mann.
Carl F Gauze recommends this collection of posters from the hottest graphic artist of the year, Jay Ryan.
Eddy Current Suppression Ring (Goner Records). Review by Jen Cray.
Punctuated Equilibrium (Southern Lord). Review by Matthew Moyer.
Jen Cray discusses brainwashing, politics, war, and even a little bit of music with Rise Against drummer Brandon Barnes.
Henry Rollins delivers a spoken word sermon at The Church. Mike Hanan absorbs the homily. Amen.
Troy Jewell recommends the The Letters of Allen Ginsberg to Beatniks and squares alike.
Still, Nothing Moves You (Bridge Nine). Review by Jen Cray.
Shelton Hull refers to the feminist vision of the inimitable Lydia Lunch as “seminal” and lives to tell the tale.