- Event Reviews
- May 22, 2017
Soul Understated was a swizzle stick of jazz, funk, pop with a dash of Radiohead in the delightful DC cocktail.
S/T (Trapeze Music & Entertainment Ltd. ). Review by James Mann.
Rufus Wainwright taps his shiny red boots and transports an Isreali crowd to another dimension, or so the transfixed Yifat Grizman figures.
Mike Doughty has been through just about everything. The rise and fall (and subsequent hatred) of his former band Soul Coughing. The rise of his solo acoustic career. And, oh yeah, drugs. Lots of them. And his recent sobriety. So, why should anyone care? Tim Wardyn went searching for that answer.
Brit-Pop darlings James have reunited with their incomparable frontman Tim Booth and are flooding American shores with their timeless pop songs. Jen Cray caught the first wave at Orlando’s House of Blues.
Lustre (Nice Music Group). Review by Sean Slone.
Chase the Devil (Knitting Factory). Review by James Mann.
Alex Chilton died March 17 in New Orleans. James Mann remembers the man who gave so much to so many.
Until the Earth Begins to Part (V2 Records). Review by Tim Wardyn.
Egress (Slanty Shanty). Review by Chris Catania.
When Tori Amos comes to town, Orlando in this case, it’s an event – one which Jen Cray had no intention of missing.
While The City Sleeps (One Little Indian). Review by Andrew Ellis.
Our Fathers & the Things They Left Behind (Rising Oak). Review by Jen Cray.
Brit-pop smash Starsailor is working on a foothold in America. Chris Catania sat down with James Walsh to find out about breaking in a new country, Bright Eyes and why American crowds giggle during “Alcoholic.”
Magpie (Fiction). Review by Sean Slone.
Live From New Jersey (Columbia). Review by Sean Slone.
Permanent Holiday (Hidden Agenda). Review by Aaron Shaul.
Flip Flop (Yep Roc). Review by Sean Slone.
Luminaria (Yep Roc). Review by Sean Slone.
Black Coats & Bandages (G7 Welcoming Committee). Review by Aaron Shaul.
Cardia (Silverthree). Review by Daniel Mitchell.