Southern Avenue (Stax Records). Review by James Mann.
Soul, funk, and R&B purists, Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings “bring it” to Phillip Haire and the people of Orlando
Shelton Hull refers to the feminist vision of the inimitable Lydia Lunch as “seminal” and lives to tell the tale.
Kings of Funk (BBE). Review by Bill Campbell.
Tom Schulte hears the bad CDs so you don’t have to. Herein are paragraphs on the good ones.
A pious young Polish girl falls from grace and becomes the most potent sex symbol of Gilded Age France.
Two Parts Viper (Cooking Vinyl ). Review by Jen Cray.
Magic Valley (Interscope Records). Review by Michelle Wilson.
Red Hot: A Memphis Celebration of Sun Records (Americana Music Society Records). Review by James Mann.
Lindsey Buckingham / Christine McVie (Rhino). Review by Christopher Long.
A struggling circus in rural England suffers through emotional turmoil, jealousy and attempted murder in this gorgeous art film.
An estimated crowd of 50,000 barbecued enthusiasts
converged on the infield of Daytona’s World-Famous International Speedway for a three-day celebration of “Great American Music.”
Makes Me Sick (Hopeless Records). Review by Jen Cray.
They said he was mad, they said he was incapable of running a country, they say he was obsessed with irrelevant details, but Ludwig the Second died young and left a good looking corpse.
Dirty Pictures Pt. 1 (Contender Records). Review by Bob Pomeroy.