Another cappuccino, please!
Nashville’s Kings of Leon may be suffering from tour fatigue, but you’d never know it by hearing them play. Jen Cray struggles past a migraine to pinpoint what went wrong.
On the one Mickey Mouse hand, Makin’ Toons: Inside the Most Popular Animated TV Shows & Movies is the first real successor in interest to Leonard Maltin’s great study of the first 75 years of American animated cartoons, Of Mice And Magic. On the other, it calls The Simpsons "inarguably the finest prime-time animated series ever made." Ben Varkentine gets animated.
This Blu-ray collection is certainly a great pick-up for fans of ’70s funky martial arts action.
Red Dirt (Bloodshot). Review by James Mann
Tony Bennett — crooner, icon and last man standing. Ben Varkentine (and this DVD) explain why this true American idol is still relevant.
Omertá (Lakeshore). Review by Dan Stapleton.
Picture of You (Let It Roll Records). Review by James Mann.
Aja (Arts & Crafts). Review by Carl F Gauze.
The Underdog EP (Fueled By Ramen). Review by Daniel Mitchell.
With 1,500 or so books about the Fab Four, a meta-reference work would come in handy. However, Sean Slone comes away disappointed with the tome’s lack of a critical eye.
Monkey Vs. Robot (Tarquin). Review by Ian Koss
Albert Ayler’s Ghosts Live at the Yellow Ghetto (Smog Veil). Review by James Mann.