- Music Reviews
- January 24, 2020
Good Good Man (Disismye Music). Review by James Mann.
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 quick round up of records that almost got away.
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.
Legendary Rock Photographer Bill O’Leary snapped darn near every band of note in the past forty years. Float down memory lane from Zappa to Alice Cooper.
A slow burn of a film based on a 1928 murder.
The Ring cycle is collected on this lavish Blu-ray box set.
Most kids consider piano lessons a pain in the neck, but drew West is thankful for the seven years he spent learning the keyboard, as they helped instill in him a love of music.
Tomorrow (RCA). Review by James Mann.
The Dicks From Texas (MVDVisual). Review by Scott Adams.
Split Decision (Magna Carta). Review by Joe Frietze.
Whispering Wall (ROIR). Review by Matthew Moyer.
The Double Life of Testbild! (Radio Khartoum). Review by Stein Haukland.
Perlas (Fire Records). Review by Matthew Moyer.
House Music LP (Gigolo). Review by Carl F Gauze.
What’s it like to be a human iPod? Kyrby Raine tracked down a troupe of rising stars in Boston that believes in the infinite possibilities of rock and roll.
Marty Beckerman intertwines a fictional narrative with various disturbing facts about teenage sexuality to form a fairly accurate document about modern teenage promiscuity and hedonism. Fairly accurate according to Daniel Mitchell, anyway, who apparently led the life of Riley as a teen.
Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (Restless). Review by Julio Diaz.
Kickstand (More Than Meets the Eye). Review by Daniel Gill.
The sequel to one of the creepiest films of the decade is out, this one helmed by the Japanese director experienced with the originals. Our man down in the well, Steve Stav gets to the bottom of things.
Beat The Bastards (Spitfire). Review by David Lee Beowulf.
Ho, hey! Ipecac, fabled new-label-on-the-block takes a twist from their excel…
Song (Bar None). Review by Terry Eagan
The Story of the Most Influential Radio Station in America
Review by Andrew Chadwick
Freedom Suite (Collector’s Choice Music). Review by Carl F Gauze.