- Music Reviews
- August 12, 2020
Grove House (Now Forward Music). Review by Stacey Zering.
Renowned violinist Gregory Harrington unveils how he chose elegant covers on his new album Without You.
Forced isolation, too much coffee and a stack of records result in a batch of attention deficit record reviews.
While in self isolation, I finally got around to reading Florida Soul: From Ray Charles to KC and the Sunshine Band.
George Mitchell of Fishbelly Black on weaving funk, jazz, and hip-hop.
Sweet Crude’s tour ended abruptly at the Crowbar in Ybor City, Florida. The tour to drum up interest in their upcoming major label debut was cut short by the Covid-19 pandemic. Bob Pomeroy was at that show.
Georgia alt rockers Collective Soul wowed the crowd including Michelle Wilson at the Busch Gardens Food & Wine Festival Series 2020 opener.
Devyn Rush talks her influences and style and her new EP with Stacey Zering.
Tommy Emmanuel with opener Ida Mae thrilled Central Florida with an astounding acoustic performance. Michelle Wilson loved every minute of it.
Joe Bonamassa and his mighty blues ensemble rolled into Clearwater, Florida for two nights of contemporary blues at its finest. Michelle Wilson caught Evening One of this towering blues extravaganza.
Yacht Rock Revue’s “Hot Dads In Tight Jeans” Tour rolled into Central Florida and wowed the sold-out crowd with their tribute to ’70s and ’80s light rock hits. Michelle Wilson was there and loved every minute!
In rural England, a cranky woman bonds with and evacuee boy and uncovers a strange connection to her past.
These geniuses of early comedy finally get the presentation they are due in this Blu-ray edition.
Former Genesis guitarist, Steve Hackett shares his life story in his story in an engaging and honest memoir. Reading his story feels like hanging out with a friend who’s interested in sharing how he felt living these experiences.
When you’re in 8th grade, sneaking into a bar is way cooler than it is when you’re 40.
A pregnant woman finds a home in Casablanca.
Cecilia Aldarondo takes a look at Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria.
Teruo Ishii’s classic of pinky violence has new life on Blu-ray.
Newly restored, this British dream horror has never looked better.
Illustrators and artists reimagine famous works of literature as one panel cartoons.
Generoso Fierro reviews Albert Serra’s new transgressive feature Liberté, winner of the Special Jury Prize at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival.
Destroy All Human Life (Fat Possum/Epitaph). Review by Kurt Channing
If you think Lawrence of Arabia has too much sand, then you might think this documentary has too much Brian Wilson. Rein in the impulse to fast forward and learn a bunch about the most cerebral Beach Boy.
Brighton Park (Someoddpilot). Review by Marcel Feldmar.
Mike McColgan left the Dropkick Murphys to become a Boston firefighter. His tenure with the Street Dogs marks his return to punk rawk. And now he’s sharing his experiences from the past six years with Rob Walsh.
The debut f the comic stip by Karen Carpenter-Damascus and Frances Farmer, in which our heroine personally experiences the destructive potential of those things you see in stadiums.
The Harrow & the Harvest (Acony Records). Review by Sean Slone.
Feature by James Mann
Volume 21 (Darla). Review by Ben Varkentine.
‘Big Oil’ has slowly taken us on a cultural down-hill slide in more ways than one. We’ve come to accept the idea of every customer working for them. Like any most any behemoth, give them enough rope, they’ll eventually hang themselves in front of some of us, like they did in front of David Whited.
Old man punk rocker from Philadelphia carves his legacy in polycarbonate at t…
James Mann takes a hard look at the dirty dealings of Clean Flicks.
Event Review by Roi J. Tamkin
Darrk Circuits Fadead Waves (Celebrity Lifestyle). Review by Aaron Shaul.
More Best Of (Columbia). Review by Tony Coulson
The Ole Blues Bergen Music Festival, featuring Grant Lee Phillips, Hawksley Workman, The Handsome Family, Ben Christophers, Kristoffer Aastrøm, and others in Bergen, Norway, April 30 – May 4, 2002. Festival review by Stein Haukland.
Tinsel Life (Hoxie). Review by Andrew Ellis.
Reflections (Uproar). Review by Scott Adams.
lowFLOWs: The Columbia Anthology (’91-’93) (Columbia Records). Review by Tim Wardyn.
Mazes (Parasol). Review by Aaron Shaul.