- Music Reviews
- August 17, 2018
Out of the Blues (Concord Records). Review by Bob Pomeroy.
The Smashing Pumpkins’ return to glory is weird but brilliant. Jen Cray basks in over three hours of nostalgia and artistry.
Co-headliners 3 Doors Down and Collective Soul with Soul Asylum rode the Rock & Roll Express into Jacksonville. Michelle Wilson caught the second night of the tour.
Two artists look at fathers and sons – Doug Hoekstra experiences Springsteen on Broadway.
Tedeschi Trucks Band kicked off their Summer Wheels of Soul Tour with a hometown show in Jacksonville. Michelle Wilson rolled in right behind them to capture the event.
The ’60s legends celebrate their friendship on a tour to promote Everybody Knows. Roi Tamkin was there.
Singer/songwriter Whitney Ann Jenkins discusses gun control and the Parkland tragedy that inspired her new single.
Back Where It All Begins – Dickey Betts makes a triumphant return to Macon, Georgia. Michelle Wilson was there to capture the magic.
Norway has a thriving jazz scene fueled by an obsession with innovation and generous support for the arts. Let’s take a look at three recent releases that explore the range of new sounds from Norway.
Joe Bonamassa mesmerizes outdoor concertgoers in St. Augustine, Michelle Wilson included.
Meet the stray dogs of Athens and learn about the collapsing Greek economy.
Early 1970’s giallo thriller from Sergio Martino gets a U.S. video release in a loaded Blu-Ray from Arrow Video.
A low budget indie horror film shot in the Old West. It features a mutant sheep embryo and a crooked land grab and hookers with hearts of gold.
A detailed look into Buster Keaton during his glory days of early cinema as told by contemporary reviews.
Cartoonish clown from outer space kidnap small town yokels and wrap them in delicious cotton candy.
Secret organizations are buying up the American political process and you are NOT going to be happy with the result in this charged political documentary.
A pulp writer gets sucked into a real murder in this stylish but slow 1970’s light weight thriller.
H.G. Lewis’ southern-fried splatter classic gets the deluxe Blu-Ray treatment from Arrow Films.
Boy meets girl, then they fall in love. What could be nicer than that? Oh, I don’t know. Different genomes, perhaps?
The infamous “Japanese Dracula” films from the early 1970s have come out of the shadows thanks to a new box set from Arrow Video.
New Universe (Sony). Review by Andrew Ellis.
Naked Baby Pictures (Caroline). Review by brYan Tilford
Natalie Merchant’s return to the road after a seven-year holiday finds her in better form that ever, as Jen Cray can attest.
Seijin Suzuki’s wild ride into stylized action masterpieces begins with the curious B-movie, Detective Bureau 2-3: Go to Hell Bastards.
The Ellen Cherry Primer (Ellen Cherry). Review by Matt Cibula.
Event Review by Carl F Gauze
Satanic Panic in the Attic (Polyvinyl). Review by Jason Feifer.
Foiled (Universal/Brando). Review by Andrew Ellis.
Goodbye Swingtime (Accidental). Review by Bill Campbell.
Feature by Ronny Elliott
Race Riot Suite (Kinnara Records). Review by James Mann.
Cruel Melody (I am: Wolfpack). Review by Jen Cray.
The Dao Son For (Country Club). Review by Anton Warner.
Soul Sista (MCA). Review by Bill Campbell.
From ’80s technicolor hair explosion to bluesy vocal grit — Kirby Raine talks to singer/songwriter Lorraine Devon Wilke.
The Who, with Unamerican, at the Ice Palace in Tampa, FL on September 26, 2000. Concert review by Lee Ann Leach.
Feature by Jason Feifer
Split (Deep Elm). Review by Daniel Mitchell.
Songs of Love & War (Second Shimmy). Review by Bob Ham.