- Music Reviews
- February 17, 2020
Taking the World by Storm (APO Records). Review by Carl F. Gauze
A brief run-through of some finds of 2019.
Lily Fierro speaks with director Sofia Bohdanowicz about her hybrid documentary filmmaking process in her newest film, MS Slavic 7.
Generoso speaks with director Corneliu Porumboiu about his new film, an intricate, comedic noir, The Whistlers, which was selected as the Romanian entry for the Best International Feature Film at the Academy Awards.
The multi-instrumentalist opens up on influences that shaped his The Griot Swings the Classics.
For the fifth straight year, Lily and Generoso assess a selection of new features from the eclectic program at AFI FEST, Los Angeles’ most prominent film festival.
One of the most compelling films screening at this year’s AFI Fest is the second feature by Serbian director Ivana Mladenovic; Ivana the Terrible. The award-winning filmmaker spoke with Lily and Generoso Fierro at AFI Fest 2019 about weaving fiction into her own reality.
Oozing the authentic spirit of rock and roll, the LA-based combo, Dirty Honey, proved to be the real deal when they hit the stage recently at Orlando’s House of Blues.
Stacey Zering sits down with UK jazz performer Fiona Ross.
ALS has claimed the life of The Muff’s co-founder. Laura Potillo recalls the influential rocker.
The legendary 83 year old bluesman can still command a stage, says Roi Tamkin.
A genius of American guitar is profiled in this highly recommended documentary.
Doug Kershaw took his Cajun music from the bayou to stardom, but it wasn’t an easy trip.
Directors James Ramey and Arturo Pimentel examine the history and culture of the Purépecha people in their feature documentary, The Emperor of Michoacán.
Sure, a ton of weird stuff took place this year in the good old U.S. of A., but have you taken a peak at Europe recently? Its full on wacko bangers and mash!
Low-budget and grim, Hitch Hike to Hell is a moral lesson, of sorts.
A cold case leads Detective Maria Duquesne on an investigation that dives deeply into the Cuban-American experience.
Riveting and real, the latest account of the legendary tragic 1977 Lynyrd Skynyrd plane crash likely will be a bitter-sweet tale for longtime fans.
A love of gospel music gave Art Rupe his start in the music business. It lead to Specialty Records and his cast of Hall of Famers.
Lily and Generoso select their ten favorite features, a collection of supplemental films, and a best repertory release of 2019.
The horror-comedy classic gets new life in this Blu-ray reissue.
Mining Songs from the Appalachian Coalfields (Lonesome Pine Council on Youth). Review by David Whited.
The follow-up to Joan Osborne’s excellent debut, Relish, took five yea…
From the mean streets of Los Angeles, via some crazed German in the Black For…
Looking for Aztlan (Acoustic Levitation) and In Concert From There to Here (Mutable). Review by Nirav Soni.
Event Review by Frank Bacon
The packaging drew me to this first. Black-streaked, burgundy vinyl housed in…
Nowhere Near Here (Woodshack). Review by Marcel Feldmar.
Each single track on this EP is better than most bands’ entire album. The fi…
Yours To Keep (New Line). Review by Jen Cray.
Cass, with Ryan Papa at Lot 33, Canberra, Australia on December 31, 2002. Concert review by Dan Stapleton.
I must say, this band makes itself a tough act to follow. Previous releases h…
Everybody Hollerin’ Goat (Birdman). Review by Anton Wagner
Event Review by Shad Clark
New Animal (Thrill Jockey). Review by David Lee Beowülf
New York’s prog rock kingpins, Coheed and Cambria, hit a home run when their 10th anniversary Neverender tour rolled into St. Pete’s premier concert venue. Christopher Long texts his review from the cheap seats.
Bloodshot Records’ 13 Days of Xmas (Bloodshot Records). Review by James Mann.
Lord of the Flies (Cleopatra). Review by David A Clark
Screen Review by Ed Speller
Later Days And Better Lays (Lookout!). Review by Ryan Eckhart