- Music Reviews
- October 21, 2019
Continuous Pleasures (Arevarc Records). Review by Bob Pomeroy.
One of the most highly regarded works to screen at this year’s Locarno Film Festival was Quý Minh Trương’s The Tree House (Nhà cây), a documentary that dramatically utilizes a science fiction lens to simultaneously examine the cultures of multiple ethnic groups in Vietnam while compelling the audience to question the contemporary importance of visual documentation.
Generoso reviews the astute and prophetic feature, No Place Like Home, Jamaican director Perry Henzell’s long-awaited follow up his cult classic, The Harder They Come, which has been recently restored and is celebrating a short theatrical run and Blu-ray release.
DeVotchKa brings their strange Vegas-gypsy sounds to the masses at Colorado’s Mesa Theater.
Julius C Lacking has an evening of reflection at Red Rocks with some ’80s memories.
600 miles. 18 hours. 10 cans of Monster. 3 tanks of gas. 2 Anthrax CDs. For Christopher Long there was 1 mission – to see the RockNRoll Chorus live in concert. Hard core. It’s how we roll.
NEW ORDER brings “4 to the Fillmore” in first ever US residency!
The Warped Tour may be over, but a new festival is already vying to be its replacement. The inaugural Sad Summer Festival hit Orlando on a hot summer day and Vanna Porter was there to see how it stacks up.
The Record Company rolled into Athens, Georgia on a peachy Monday evening and took the Georgia Theatre on a blues roller coaster. Michelle Wilson went along for the rollicking ride and loved every minute.
The legacy of Southern Rock lives on through The Allman Betts Band. Jeremy Glazier catches a show in Iowa.
The cross-dressing comic returned to Memphis with history, philosophy, and plenty of laughs.
Moloko Plus is a monthly experimental music event in Orlando, Florida.
Still disturbing, this ’70s indie film gets revisited in Blu-ray.
To celebrate their 20 year run as one of South Louisiana’s most innovative bands, the Lost Bayou Ramblers give us a deluxe package with the documentary, On Va Continuer! and the live album, Asteur. Together they make a great introduction to new fans.
A creepy but masterful giallo gets reborn in Blu-ray.
A thoughtful look into the life and music of one of the most famous saxophone players in popular music.
An FM station fights to keep is music cool while corporate wants more advertising. Corporate wins again.
Often reviled on it’s release, Cruising gets a re-evaluation on this new Blu-ray collection.
A look back to that magic era of 1965 to 1967 when rock and roll discover folk music and redefined what rock and roll might be.
This re-purposing of Japanese Anime doesn’t quite work.
Long-awaited documentary on groundbreaking punk/emo band Jawbreaker.
Ladyworld is a fem Lord of the Flies that leaves you pondering.
Shed Some Skin (Asian Man). Review by Julio Diaz
Event Review by drew West
An AAJ Records Compilation (AAJ). Review by Marcus Leith
Cat Spectacular (Microindie). Review by Aaron Shaul.
Delirium Tremens (Goldenfly). Review by Kurt Channing
New Deal (Bloodshot). Review by Rob Walsh.
Three of rock’s most iconic 70s brands united recently in Tampa, FL for a night of non-stop, fist-pumping classics. Christopher Long was, of course, there.
Hoover (Slowdime). Review by Keith Mercer
Loneliness Knows My Name (Hollywood). Review by Stein Haukland.
Organasm (Relapse). Review by David Lee Beowulf .
Split EP (Vagrant/Heroes & Villains). Review by Troy Jewell.
Get What You Came For (Vigilante Music/Adamant Records). Review by Jen Cray.
Operation Phoenix (Fat Wreck Chords). Review by Patrick Rafter
Remembering When Cambodia Rocked (Dust to Digital). Review by Bob Pomeroy.
Slicker,We All Have a Plan,Hefty,Terry Eagan
Split EP (Synaptic Tactic). Review by Terry Eagan.
The J.J. Paradise Players Club (Tee Pee). Review by Nathan T. Birk.
A Tribute to Milli Vanilli (Profess). Review by Rick Cole
gimme danger/gimme sweetness (Kimchee). Review by Aaron Shaul.