- Music Reviews
- October 31, 2017
The Tribute Concerts (Bear Family Records). Review by James Mann.
Invitation (Kill Rock Stars). Review by Bob Pomeroy.
To the Top (Plowboy Records). Review by Christopher Long.
Action Painting (Numero Group). Review by James Mann.
Lookin’ (Rough Beast Records). Review by Jen Cray.
Play This Intimately (As If Among Friends) (Omnivore Recordings). Review by James Mann.
Sometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I Just Sit (Mom + Pop Music). Review by .
Big Star lives in this 1994 reunion concert.
May Terry squints and strains to see and hear 2:54 in a dim bog of lights and sound at the Mercury Lounge.
May Terry digs out of the rubble after England’s R&B/rock fusion band, The Heavy, burst through the walls of sound and brought the house down at Irving Plaza, NYC.
The Davies and the Gallaghers have nothing on the original brother duo, The Louvin Brothers. Satan Is Real tells the story of Charlie and Ira, and it’s a corker!
Great American Gingerbread (Filthy Bonnet Co). Review by Carl F Gauze.
Tragically, The Knack‘s career has come to a close with the passing of frontman/ songwriter/ guitarist Doug Fieger on Valentine’s Day 2010. Steve Stav remembers the man, resurrecting this interview conducted for Ink 19 a few days after Fieger’s 53rd birthday in 2005.
Jen Cray is delighted to report that Green Day has morphed into an unstoppable rock ‘n’ roll band, capable of holding entire arenas of fans in the palm of its collective sweaty hand. Whether you believe it or not is up to you.
Come Back To The Five And Dime Bobby Dee Bobby Dee (Domino). Review by Carl F Gauze.
Modest Mouse are playing bigger and bigger gigs these days. Their recent sold out show at Orlando’s House of Blues is an example. S D Green questions their modesty in light of all this popularity and new personnel.
Bus flu and pesky amateur photogs can’t keep The Pretenders from rocking the Taft Theatre on their first extensive headlining tour since 2003. Sean Slone keeps tally.
An enthusiastic Hot Water Music set fails to revive a House of Blues audience left in the lurch by a no-show Naked Raygun.
Can’t Come Down (Rainbow Quartz). Review by Eric J. Iannelli.
The Air Salesman (International Hits). Review by Jen Cray.