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Joe Jackson

Joe Jackson

Event Reviews

Joe Jackson brought his Two Rounds of Racket tour to the Lincoln Theatre in Washington D.C. on Monday. Bob Pomeroy was in the area and caught the show.

Matías Meyer

Matías Meyer

Interviews

With only a week to go before powerful new feature Louis Riel or Heaven Touches The Earth premieres in the Main Slate at UNAM International Film Festival, Lily and Generoso sat down for an in-depth conversation with the film’s director, Matías Meyer.

Mostly True

Mostly True

Print Reviews

Carl F. Gauze reviews the fascinating Mostly True: The West’s Most Popular Hobo Graffiti Magazine, a chronicle of forgotten outsider subculture.

News

Stereophonic

Stereophonic

Music News

Tony-nominated smash success Stereophonic delivers a brand-new Broadway cast recording — straight from 1976.

Cadence Weapon

Music News

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

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TRF Boog

TRF Boog

Features

First Single “Dump It” from TRF Boog’s forthcoming ME vs ME LP premieres today, at Ink 19.

Melt-Banana

Melt-Banana

Event Reviews

Veteran Tokyo punk band Melt-Banana brings Tomato Flower and Baby; Baby: Explores the Reasons Why that Gum is Still on the Sidewalk to Denver, Colorado, for an all-out punk feast. Meow.

Gasoline Lollipops

Gasoline Lollipops

Features

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

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.

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The Tin Star

The Tin Star

Screen Reviews

Anthony Mann’s gorgeous monochrome western, The Tin Star, may have been shot in black and white, but its themes are never that easily defined.

Flipside

Flipside

Screen Reviews

Charles DJ Deppner finds Flipside to be a vital treatise on mortality, creativity, and purpose, disguised as a quirky documentary about a struggling record store.

Cocoa the Tour Dog

Cocoa the Tour Dog

Print Reviews

Cocoa the Tour Dog is the heartwarming true story of a boy and his dog and his reggae band. Bob Pomeroy reviews the book by Adam Mansbach and reggae artist Stick Figure, with illustrations by Juan Manuel Orozco.

Early Jazz

Early Jazz

Print Reviews

Fumi Tomita’s new book, Early Jazz: A Concise History from Its Beginnings to 1929 seeks to expand the story of jazz to include early voices.

What This Comedian Said Will Shock You

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.

Featured Music

Matt Wilson

Matt Wilson

Good Trouble (Palmetto). Review by Bob Pomeroy.

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Fu Manchu

Fu Manchu

The Return of Tomorrow (At The Dojo Records). Review by Steven Garnett.

Thin Lear

Thin Lear

A Beach of Nightly Glory (Metropolitan Groove Merchants). Review by Rose Petralia.

Late Slip

Late Slip

I Love You (Party Mermaid Records). Review by Bob Pomeroy.

The dB’s

The dB’s

Stands for deciBels (Propeller Sound Recordings). Review by Bob Pomeroy.

Randy Weinstein

Randy Weinstein

Harmonimonk (Random Chance Records). Review by Bob Pomeroy.

Wyly Bigger

Wyly Bigger

Broken Telephone (Madjack Records). Review by Randy Radic.

Draag

Draag

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

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.

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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.