When the Funk Hits the Fan (Ovum/Ruff House/Columbia). Review by Richard T. Thurston
Event Review by Jason Feifer
Various ArtistsReview by Brian Kruger
It was a Dashboard Confessional weekend at Orlando’s House of Blues, with three consecutive sold-out shows. Jen Cray gave it a chance.
Event Review by Brian Kruger
Great Performances from 40 Years of Jazz at NEC (New England Conservatory of Music). Review by Carl F Gauze.
Freeze! (Coalition Records). Review by Carl F Gauze.
The ear-shattering beauty and wildly colorful spectacle of Muse overtakes Orlando, and Jen Cray.
Back to Light (!K7). Review by Carl F Gauze.
Heartbeat Volume 1 (Loveslap). Review by Rob Levy.
For their second trip to Orlando in just three months time, Portugal the Man took a backseat in billing (to Rock Votolato), and quietly appeared as an opener at the same venue that they had previously sold out on their own. Jen Cray was back for a second helping of these Alaska boys.
Two men compete to be the first to contribute a male member to the Icelandic Phallological Museum, and Carl F Gauze is somewhere between unsettled and mesmerized.