- Music Reviews
- August 17, 2018
Out of the Blues (Concord Records). Review by Bob Pomeroy.
The Smashing Pumpkins’ return to glory is weird but brilliant. Jen Cray basks in over three hours of nostalgia and artistry.
Co-headliners 3 Doors Down and Collective Soul with Soul Asylum rode the Rock & Roll Express into Jacksonville. Michelle Wilson caught the second night of the tour.
Two artists look at fathers and sons – Doug Hoekstra experiences Springsteen on Broadway.
Tedeschi Trucks Band kicked off their Summer Wheels of Soul Tour with a hometown show in Jacksonville. Michelle Wilson rolled in right behind them to capture the event.
The ’60s legends celebrate their friendship on a tour to promote Everybody Knows. Roi Tamkin was there.
Singer/songwriter Whitney Ann Jenkins discusses gun control and the Parkland tragedy that inspired her new single.
Back Where It All Begins – Dickey Betts makes a triumphant return to Macon, Georgia. Michelle Wilson was there to capture the magic.
Norway has a thriving jazz scene fueled by an obsession with innovation and generous support for the arts. Let’s take a look at three recent releases that explore the range of new sounds from Norway.
Joe Bonamassa mesmerizes outdoor concertgoers in St. Augustine, Michelle Wilson included.
Meet the stray dogs of Athens and learn about the collapsing Greek economy.
Early 1970’s giallo thriller from Sergio Martino gets a U.S. video release in a loaded Blu-Ray from Arrow Video.
A low budget indie horror film shot in the Old West. It features a mutant sheep embryo and a crooked land grab and hookers with hearts of gold.
A detailed look into Buster Keaton during his glory days of early cinema as told by contemporary reviews.
Cartoonish clown from outer space kidnap small town yokels and wrap them in delicious cotton candy.
Secret organizations are buying up the American political process and you are NOT going to be happy with the result in this charged political documentary.
A pulp writer gets sucked into a real murder in this stylish but slow 1970’s light weight thriller.
H.G. Lewis’ southern-fried splatter classic gets the deluxe Blu-Ray treatment from Arrow Films.
Boy meets girl, then they fall in love. What could be nicer than that? Oh, I don’t know. Different genomes, perhaps?
The infamous “Japanese Dracula” films from the early 1970s have come out of the shadows thanks to a new box set from Arrow Video.
World Play (Soul SirkUS Records). Review by Andrew Ellis.
Social Dancing (Grand Royal). Review by Phil Bailey
Come Across (In Music We Trust). Review by Tim Wardyn.
Berühren Meiner Affe (Overcoat). Review by David Lee Beowülf
James Kochalka Superstar unleashed Monkey Vs. Robot, the album, upon u…
#3 (Minty Fresh). Review by Aaron Shaul.
Tubed (Emperor Norton). Review by Stein Haukland.
Analog Heads Gone French (Lucky Cat Records). Review by Kiran Aditham.
A Tribute to Ronnie James Dio (Century Media). Review by David Lee Beowülf
Louder Than Dead (I Saw It First). Review by Onin Fun
Garage Inc. (Elektra). Review by George Jegadesh
The Family (Ceili Music). Review by David Whited
The Best is Yet to Come (Skipping Stones). Review by Aaron Shaul.
9 Distilled Dreams (Gravitation). Review by Aaron Shaul.
By kind permission of Alternative Tentacles Records, we are pleased to present Jello Biafra’s speech/open letter endorsing Ralph Nader as the Green Party’s candidate for the U.S. Presidency.
Truthfully Speaking (Aftermath / Interscope). Review by Bill Campbell.
The Other Side (Right On). Review by Andrew Ellis.
A Beautiful World (Basin Street). Review by Bob Pomeroy.
Sometimes, you have to weed through the junk to find the treasure. Well, here it is. Brittany Sturges meets Pawnshop Roses.