- July 26, 2017
Brief looks at new releases, ’cause ain’t nobody got time in this heat for more!
Tell Me I’m Pretty (RCA Records). Review by Jen Cray.
Tab Benoit brings it in Orlando and Michelle Wilson loved it!
San Francisco’s The Stone Foxes jingle-rocked NYC’s Grammercy Theatre, helping May Terry shake the Christmas doldrums away with some great alternative-blues rock.
Locked Down ( Nonesuch Records). Review by James Mann.
Ten years of The Kills may not mean much to some, but to many — Jen Cray included — it means a decade’s worth of killer music that’s worth celebrating.
Brothers (Nonesuch Records). Review by Eli Didier.
Florida’s annual Wanee Festival is a 3 day Southern-style jamfest featuring over thirty bands. The 2010 edition found The Allmann Brothers and Widespread Panic topping a bill of over 30 bands.
Danger Is EP (Take Root). Review by Jen Cray.
Chatterbox (Self-released). Review by Jen Cray.
Though this festival built its reputation as a lovefest for jambands and hippies, Bonnaroo in 2007 opened its arms up to more modern rock bands, bringing in a whole new audience. One new convert was Jen Cray, whose weekend in the mountains of Tennessee is not one she’s soon to forget.
Every Damn Time (Alive). Review by Jen Cray.
Ampgrave (Constellation). Review by Aaron Shaul.
Classic Seventies Rock-inspired Wolfmother prove that Australia isn’t just about vegemite and koala bears. Jen Cray soaks in the sounds from down under.
A double bill of white boy blues rock starring The Black Keys and The Hentchmen, and Jen Cray reveals her long-obvious crush for Detroit.
thickfreakness (Fat Possum). Review by Troy Jewell.
Tom “Tearaway” Schulte whips up an Outsight deluge, complete with analysis of Nick Drake, the Cramps, Betty Blowtorch, Captain Beefheart, Noam Chomsky and der Crue.