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What This Comedian Said Will Shock You

Print Reviews

With his latest book, What This Comedian Said Will Shock You, celebrated stand-up Jedi Bill Maher “shocks” readers by doing the most outrageous, unthinkable, and socially unacceptable thing imaginable: he speaks rationally, logically, and objectively.

Articles

Gasoline Lollipops

Gasoline Lollipops

Features

Gasoline Lollipops’ newest single, “Freedom Don’t Come Easy,” is today’s mother lovin’ punk rock folk anthem.

Basket Case

Basket Case

Screen Reviews

Frank Henenlotter’s gory grindhouse classic Basket Case looks as grimy as the streets of Times Square, and that is one of the film’s greatest assets. Arrow Video gives this unlikely candidate a welcome fresh release.

Jimmy Failla

Jimmy Failla

Event Reviews

Despite the Mother’s Day factor, hundreds of fervent, faithful followers still flocked to Orlando’s famed Plaza Live to catch an earlybird set from Jimmy Failla — one of the hottest names on today’s national comedy scene.

News

Cadence Weapon

Cadence Weapon

Music News

Hamilton, Ontario rap artist Cadence Weapon drops Rollercoaster (MNRK Music) today.

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Lonnie Walker

Lonnie Walker

Features

Ink 19 readers get an early listen and look at “Cool Sparkling Water,” a new single from Lonnie Walker.

Los Lobos

Los Lobos

Event Reviews

Jeremy Glazier has a bucket list day at a Los Lobos 50th Anniversary show in Davenport, Iowa.

Swans

Swans

Event Reviews

40 years on, Michael Gira and Swans continue to bring a ritualistic experience that needs to be heard in order to be believed. Featured photo by Reese Cann.

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Weird Music That Goes on Forever

Weird Music That Goes on Forever

Print Reviews

Carl F. Gauze reviews this interesting look at the surprising history and scandalous etymology of jazz, in Weird Music That Goes On Forever, by Bob Suren.

Lorraine of the Lions

Lorraine of the Lions

Screen Reviews

A lady Tarzan and her gorilla have a rough time adapting to high society in Lorraine of the Lions (1925), one of four silent films on Accidentally Preserved: Volume 5, unleashed by Ben Model and Undercrank Productions, with musical scores by Jon C. Mirsalis.

Dark Water

Dark Water

Screen Reviews

J-Horror classic Dark Water (2002) makes the skin crawl with an unease that lasts long after the film is over. Phil Bailey reviews the new Arrow Video release.

The Shootist

The Shootist

Screen Reviews

John Wayne’s final movie sees the cowboy actor go out on a high note, in The Shootist, one of his best performances.

Featured Music

Draag

Draag

Actually, the quiet is nice (Julia’s War). Review by Steven Cruse.

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Armada

Armada

Tales Of Treason (Pirates Press Records). Review by Bob Pomeroy.

Jonathan Brenner

Jonathan Brenner

Instagram Success (Waterloo 103 Music). Review by Randy Radic.

Dun-Dun Band

Dun-Dun Band

Pita Parka Pt. 1: Xam Egdub (Ansible Editions). Review by Bob Pomeroy.

Camera Obscura

Camera Obscura

Look to the East, Look to the West (Merge Records). Review by Bob Pomeroy.

Gabbarein

Gabbarein

Gabbarein (Our Silent Canvas). Review by Rose Petralia.

Disappearer

Disappearer

Disappearer EP. Review by Julius C. Lacking.

Sun Ra

Sun Ra

At the Showcase: Live in Chicago 1976/1977 (Jazz Detective). Review by Bob Pomeroy.

Yusef Lateef

Yusef Lateef

Atlantis Lullaby: The Concert in Avignon (Elemental Music). Review by Bob Pomeroy.

Ruark

Ruark

Waiting on a Breeze. Review by Randy Radic.

Ken Sharp

Ken Sharp

Welcome to Toytown (Jet Fighter Records). Review by Christopher Long.

BODEGA

BODEGA

Our Brand Could Be Yr Life (Chrysalis Records). Review by Steven Cruse.

The Melvins

The Melvins

Tarantula Heart (Ipecac Recordings). Review by Charles DJ Deppner.

Alice Coltrane

Alice Coltrane

The Carnegie Hall Concert (Impulse). Review by Bob Pomeroy.

CHILD

CHILD

Shitegeist (Suicide Records). Review by Randy Radic.

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Requiescant

Screen Reviews

A tale of dissolution and vengeance set in the Old West, told Italian style.

Pinetop Perkins

Pinetop Perkins

Music Reviews

Live at Antones Vol. 1/Pinetop’s Boogie Woogie (New West Records). Review by James Mann.

Mac DeMarco

Event Reviews

Mac DeMarco and his crew of misfits brought good tunes and a good time to Portland, Oregon. Alexa Harris was all smiles.