- Music Reviews
- January 11, 2019
The Imperial (El Cortez Records). Review by James Mann.
The Florida Man Music Festival lit up the Orlando Amphitheater with a bunch of acts chosen by FM 101.9 (Orlando’s New Alternative radio station). Jen Cray approved.
Seaway rocked the Soundbar with Trophy Eyes, Microwave and more!
Generoso spoke with director Alice Rohrwacher at AFI Fest 2018 about her award-winning third feature, Happy as Lazzaro.
Codfish Hollow concert for Ian Noe and Colter Wall wows Jeremy Glazier.
The genius behind The Beach Boys played to a rapturous crowd in Atlanta, and Roi Tamkin was lucky enough to be there!
Jeremy Glazier gets up close and personal with Reverend Peyton and his Big Damn Band.
Counterparts and friends rocked the Soundbar in Orlando!
Louisville’s Second Annual Bourbon & Beyond Festival promised to be the two-day event of the year, but Mother Nature had other plans. Check out Michelle Wilson’s full recap.
New Wave Rockers Midge Ure and Paul Young brought their co-headlining tour to Orlando, and Michelle Wilson was there to enjoy two of her favorites from the ’80s.
Sting & Shaggy kicked off the North American leg of their co-headlining 44/876 Tour in Jacksonville, and Michelle Wilson was on hand to see her favorite musician.
We visit a garden in Israel tended by adherents of the Baha’i Faith in this stunning documentary.
Robert Altman’s take on British murder mysteries and class dynamics gets the reissue treatment.
A digital remaster of a classic 1973 progressive rock concert by Yes at the top of their career.
Sheryl Crow plays the hits old and new on Live at the Capitol Theater.
One of the most notorious horror films is back for its 40th anniversary.
Tyrel is the new feature by controversial Chilean director, Sebastián Silva, who here invites you to spend a weekend with the film’s African-American protagonist while he suffers through an alcohol-fueled and epically awkward birthday celebration.
Vincent Castiglia is an painter, tattoo artist, metal guitarist and the man who captures amazing images in blood. Bloodlines takes you into his works and world.
A tourist guide to some of the fun things only locals know about in the City Beautiful and surrounding countryside.
The natural and the supernatural dance under the Northern lights in Tanya Tagaq’s first novel, Split Tooth.
This ’80s adaptation of H.P. Lovecraft’s short story The Unnamable became a video store staple and is now reissued on Blu-ray for current audiences.
Feedback (Interscope). Review by Chris Catania.
The Avett Brothers don’t just appeal to hippies anymore. Their recent Orlando show showcased a genre-defying band with talent beyond their numbers. Jen Cray is a newly born fan.
Event Review by Bing Futch
Best of American Ska Vols. III & IV (DVS Media). Review by Julio Diaz
Good things come to May Terry, who waited through a half-dozen bands before Grass Widow closed out the Panache Northside Showcase in NYC.
Give ’em the Boot IV (Hellcat Records). Review by Carl F Gauze.
Print Review by Ian Koss
It’s Planetary (Crank!). Review by Stein Haukland.
Gem of Masochism (Three One G). Review by Daniel Mitchell.
What’s the difference between young bands and old bands, and why would you want to be one and not the other? Lynn Wallace talks to Allister and finds out.
Former Queensryche lead singer Geoff Tate stars as a father-turned-murderer who wreaks havoc on the crew of a home improvement show in an interesting mash-up of faux documentary and found footage horror movie.
Interview by Lisa Olen
Sworn to the Dark (Southern Lord). Review by Matthew Moyer.
Easy Living (Pablo / Concord). Review by Carl F Gauze.
Hunter S. Thompson took his life Sunday. James Mann shows what America and the world has lost.
Pitchfork writer Scott Plagenhoef has written an appreciation of B&S’s groundbreaking album as part of Continuum Books’ 33 1/3rd series. Andrew Coulon has a few bones to pick.
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Multicore (Souvenir). Review by Ben Varkalimoto.
Lest Melbourne lag behind the trendsetters, Open Mike’s hosts a variety of swell weekly open-mic events. Rose Petralia sat it on a Jazz Jam, but she had beer, not wine.