Ah, the pressures of being an in-demand writer. Matt Cibula had many Web sites beating down hs door for his year-end picks, but only Ink 19 was willing to go the extra mile to get the next 19 records on his list…
Vulnerable (Sanctuary). Review by Troy Jewell.
Carl F Gauze gets a kick out of kitsch. Flipping through this photovolume of forgotten Jewish album covers, you will too.
Headlined by anointed (former) Warped Tour darlings, Icon for Hire, the eclectic four-band collective delivered spirited performances to an “intimate”-sized Orlando crowd. Christopher Long reports.
Recubed (Emperor Norton). Review by Matthew Schaefer
Airless Midnight (Red Herring). Review by Bob Pomeroy.
…With the Spirit of a Traffic Jam (Lakeshore). Review by Stein Haukland.
Manil Suri’s debut novel, The Death of Vishnu explores the facts and foibles of class struggles and the quest for spiritual enlightenment through the eyes of a dying apartment building handyman. Terry Eagan explores the rich and unusual novel.
Oxidizer (Invisible Records ). Review by Matthew Moyer.
The Machine Cuisine Companion Cassette (Anchor Brain). Review by Matthew Moyer.
Mutual Admiration Society (Sugar Hill). Review by Andrew Ellis.