Pat Fish, better known as The Jazz Butcher, passed away a year ago today. Julius C. Lacking offers a requiem for this legendary everyman.
The winner of the FIPRESCI Prize at the 2021 Viennale, The Tale of King Crab has documentarians Alessio Rigo de Righi and Matteo Zoppis creating their first hybrid-fiction feature, which expands on the provocative mythologies birthed in the town of Vejano, Italy. Generoso and Lily review this immersive and imaginative film.
1970s bloodsucker Count Yorga returns in a 2 disc Blu-ray from Arrow.
Join Ink 19 with Barb and Allan Vest for new music from Sydney, Australia band Bloods, Prey composer Sarah Schachner, and doubleVee’s own latest release, Treat Her Strangely. What was your first cassette tape, hmm?
Pecker also features guest performances from past and present members of such legendary rock bands as Foghat and the Pat Travers Band.
Power trio Jim Keltner, mike watt, and Mike Baggetta have announced that album Everywhen We Go is in the works for November.
TONS releases “Slowly We Pot” from Hashension out October 7, and yes, you need to hear it.
It was a party, it was a metal show, it was a lot of fun. Anna-Marie O’Brien catches up with Metal Blade in Vegas.
Gov’t Mule makes a stop in Dubuque, Iowa, so Jeremy Glazier can have a peek.
We return to the music of the past mid-century, when everything was shiny and promising. Carl F. Gauze reviews.
The Wrecks feed fans butter and whiskey at the Beacham Theater as RJ Bowen steps up for a taste.
Can rock and roll break the color barrier in 1950s Tennessee? Carl F. Gauze reviews.
Lily and Generoso review Hold Me Tight, the sixth feature directed by renowned actor Mathieu Amalric. Centered around a brilliant performance from Vicky Krieps (Phantom Thread, Bergman Island), Hold Me Tight is an unpredictable and remarkable psychological drama.
The fact that the band Slaves to Sirens exists is impressive, but that they live, love, and breathe to play metal takes things to another level. Sirens documents the journey. Review by Charles DJ Deppner.
Johnnie To’s Running Out of Time films find a new home and hopefully a fresh audience on Arrow Video. Phil Bailey reviews.
Charles DJ Deppner reviews Carl King’s look back at an amusement park made for robots, aliens, and The Dawn of Sir Millard Mulch.
Phil Bailey reviews the second Undercrank Productions collection of rare silent films from legendary actor Lon Chaney.
The Lost Album (Tollie / Sunset Blvd.). Review by Julius C. Lacking.
Things Happen That Way (Rounder). Review by Bob Pomeroy.
Pecker (Ghoul Tone Records). Review by Charles DJ Deppner.
Omens (Epic). Review by Tony Bowman.
Misanthropology (Westgaard Records). Review by Carl F. Gauze.
Acoustic Burnside (Dolceola Records). Review by Bob Pomeroy.
Off Kilter (See Tao). Review by Bob Pomeroy.
Closure (Fuzz Club Records). Review by Carl F. Gauze.
Two of Swords (Patois Records). Review by Bob Pomeroy.
Pathways (ABG Records). Review by Bob Pomeroy.
La Voz Del Mar (Patois Records). Review by Bob Pomeroy.
Rewrite The Words Again (Unelectric Arts). Review by Carl F. Gauze.
Animals 2018 Remix (Sony Legacy Recordings). Review by Carl F. Gauze.
Cover to Cover (Compass Records). Review by Carl F. Gauze.
Happy Go Lucky (Box Records). Review by Bob Pomeroy.
Rat Beat (Epitaph). Review by Scott Adams.
Tape (Thirty Tigers). Review by Judy Craddock.
Bop Kabbalah+Voices: The Yiddish Song Cycle Live (Infrequent Seams). Review by Carl F. Gauze.
Your Ideal (Self Released). Review by Carl F. Gauze.
The Red List (BlueLand Records). Review by Bob Pomeroy.
From the Archives...
A tale of dissolution and vengeance set in the Old West, told Italian style.
Live at Antones Vol. 1/Pinetop’s Boogie Woogie (New West Records). Review by James Mann.
Mac DeMarco and his crew of misfits brought good tunes and a good time to Portland, Oregon. Alexa Harris was all smiles.
Rio en Medio Radio (WW Recordings). Review by James Mann.