- Music Reviews
- March 16, 2018
Impossible Star (Virtual Label). Review by Carl F Gauze.
They Might Be Giants returned to Vinyl Music Hall in Pensacola for an early stop on the tour behind the band’s latest album, “I Like Fun.” Of course, Julio Diaz was there.
Andy Frasco and the UN hold a rock and roll revival and dance party at the Crowbar in Ybor City.
John 5 and the Creatures give a class in Guitar God 101 at the Social.
Emo is still alive and well on The Peace and The Panic Tour. Neck Deep, Creeper and others wind up a sold-out crowd in Orlando. Vanna Porter has photographic proof.
Modern-day metal stalwart, In This Moment returned to Orlando, headlining an impressive, mind-melting, four-band affair.
The Killers treated Orlando to a rare intimate show on an otherwise Arena tour and Jen Cray was lucky enough to score a golden ticket inside.
Dan Baird sits down to give us an update on his health, the state of the union, and his memories of Tom Petty and Malcolm Young.
Director Jonas Carpignano discusses his latest feature, A Ciambra, at length with Lily and Generoso Fierro. The follow up to Carpignano’s debut, Mediterranea, and executively produced by Martin Scorsese, A Ciambra is the affecting second film of a planned triptych centered on the people of the port town of Gioia Tauro in Calabria.
Singer/songwriter Lucky Bamba reflects on his musical origins as he releases a new single, “Let You Go.”
High-energy American Music done for an older audience at Orlando’s House of Blues.
A young executive climbs the company ladder by loaning out his apartment to his bosses for sexual escapades in 1950 in this Billy Wilder classic.
Paul “HR” Hudson led the band Bad Brains but fell into mental illness. This is the story of his finding the way back.
Punk heroes unite to give a rowdy look at the classic L.A.M.F. album 40 years down the road.
Sid is dead and Nancy’s not much better in this low-res doc on the Sex Pistols and their disastrous 1978 US tour.
Victor Mature and Carole Landis star in yet another take on Tarzan.
A documentary following the band Pussy Riot, their political actions in Putin’s Russia, and their subsequent trial and jail time.
A Cro-magnon man lives for 14,000 years and gets a job in academia. But now it’s time for him to move on so his friends don’t notice he’s not aging.
A pot boiling rock and roll movie. But ignore the plot; this ROCKS with classic performances from Chuck Berry to Richie Valens.
Friends and family reminisce about Frank Zappa, his music, and his origins.
A low-level rock and roll journalist sets out to do a fluff piece on a washed-up band and ends up discovering he has a family.
Nut Music as Free as the Squirrels (Atavistic). Review by Bob Pomeroy.
Young Effectuals (Cavity Search). Review by Britta Barrett.
The Musketeer — Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (Universal). Review by David Lee Beowulf.
Living in the 1980’s b/w Sex Machine (Rephlex). Review by Matthew Schaefer
Ah, you gotta love DIY CDs like this, with the covers printed on the backs of…
The Ultimate Collection (Hip-O/Universal). Review by Sean Slone.
Diaspora (Ropeadope Records). Review by Bob Pomeroy.
Dis/Location (DRT/Navarre). Review by Andrew Ellis.
These are the Vistas (Columbia). Review by Stein Haukland.
Tenth Hour Calling ((none)). Review by Tim Wardyn.
Blue Laws (Truckstop). Review by Marcel Feldmar.
For a band that is less than two years old, the guys of A Paper Tiger know what they’re doing when it comes to music– and they’re doing it extremely well. Brittany Sturges catches up with the band over a cup of coffee and some food.
Guitar and Drum (Kung Fu Records). Review by Vinnie Apicella.
In the spirit of April Fool’s Day, Features Editor James Mann would like to tickle your funny bone with such obvious spoofs as those shown below. It’s all a joke, right?
Diamond Days (Telarc). Review by Sean Slone.
Only Braniac could keep tally on all the twists, turns, allies and villains that Superman has encountered in this half-century of comic history. Make that Braniac and the people behind this tome, as Matthew Moyer discovers.
Cool Out and Coexist (RIOR). Review by Chris Catania.
Hello Rockview (Capitol). Review by Andrew Chadwick
Static & Silence (DGC). Review by David Schneer