- Music Reviews
- May 23, 2018
Love in Wartime (Signature Sounds Recordings). Review by James Mann.
Welcome to Rockville brings ROCK into the sweltering swamp of Florida for 3 days of bombastic thrills. Alberto Rivera reports from Jacksonville.
Somehow, Ben Vaughn manages to make time for an interview with Ian Koss in the midst of his many moods and projects.
Michelle Wilson braved the elements for a set with the ’70s legends.
Our Last Night topped the bill, but it was Don Broco who stole the show right out from under them, at least according to Vanna Porter.
Emo darlings Dashboard Confessional, with some help from openers Beach Slang, lift up a near-capacity crowd in Orlando with heartfelt musings and aching melodies. Jen Cray opened her heart to it all.
Lana Del Ray gave the capacity crowd in DC all they came for and more on a frigid night. Rick Harris was there to witness.
Silverstein and Tonight Alive rock The Beacham!
Adam Ant storms Orlando and proves that the ’80s are still alive. Jen Cray had to check it out for herself.
They Might Be Giants returned to Vinyl Music Hall in Pensacola for an early stop on the tour behind the band’s latest album, “I Like Fun.” Of course, Julio Diaz was there.
Andy Frasco and the UN hold a rock and roll revival and dance party at the Crowbar in Ybor City.
Japanese sci-fi at its weirdest.
Meet the last living political cartoonist in captivity.
Remember that one great band from way back when? Lee Aronsohn did, and he brought his memory back to life.
40 years past the original, Heartworn Highways Revisited captures the next round of Outlaw country.
Let’s see how Dylan’s gospel songs sound when interpreted by other singers.
After several biopics that sensationalize the already sensational murders committed by Jeffrey Dahmer, My Friend Dahmer takes us back to the high school days, before any of that happened, to try to get a glimpse of who he used to be and what happened to turn him into who he became.
An artist buys a box of old slides and discovers a perfectly preserved midcentury family.
Folks in India have just as many questions about sex as we do. Meet Dr. Watsu, India’s most popular sex advice columnist.
A video gaming breakthrough goes to market just a bit too soon, and ends up in the dustbin of nerd nostalgia.
Meet Grace Jones and her family in Jamaica and see some cool performances.
Lyric/Suite (Accretions). Review by Eric J. Iannelli.
Each single track on this EP is better than most bands’ entire album. The fi…
Dragstip Courage teeters between decent and irritating, like a pleasant frien…
People have been getting fooled for years, and believing all sorts of nonsense. David Whited shows us the way.
Build And Structure (Triple Crown). Review by Daniel Mitchell.
Jewels For Sophia (Warner Bros.). Review by Sean Slone
Spiel From Watt (Ink 19, July 2000)
Forget What You Know (Columbia). Review by Addam Donnelly.
Fitchburg Street (Yep Roc). Review by James Mann.
Forbidden Meat (Orange Peal). Review by Brian Kruger.
When the Jitterbug Bites (Boogietime). Review by David Lee Beowulf.
Split Decision (Magna Carta). Review by Joe Frietze.
Animal Magic (Tru Thoughts/Ninja Tune). Review by Bill Campbell.
A Cautionary Tale (New Granada). Review by Jen Cray.
Hot Spot (Tummy Touch). Review by Bill Campbell.
Believer (Ecstasy / Warner). Review by Tony Bowman.
This is Rock ‘n’ Roll (Sanctuary). Review by Brian Kruger.
The McCloskey Brothers Band (Sunny On Top). Review by Jeb Turner.
Home Away (Waxy Silver). Review by Sean Slone.