Now this is some funny stuff…
Perfect choice for a road trip:
Listening to this guy makes the miles roll away…
So, You Think It’s Hot Here? (Polyvinyl). Review by Andrew Chadwick
A short film and demo on henna body painting in a dark and smoky bar. Just the sort of place you’d expect to run into Carl F Gauze.
Train (AWARE). Review by Troy Mayhew
Here’s an interesting fact: Dennis Hopper claims Easy Rider to be the …
A stiff antique dealer discovers he has no friends, and sets out to get one. Carl F Gauze, the George Bailey of Orlando if there ever was one, has trouble understanding his plight in Patrice LeConte’s film.
Rockers (American Showplace Music). Review by Michelle Wilson.
Apocalyptic sci-fi, Busby Berkeley, and the proto-punk of the Screamers collide head-on in this reissue of Rene Daalder’s lo-fi, hilarious, and terribly sad musical. Is that a twelve-year old Beck making a cameo?
Even if only his status as one-quarter of Led Zepplin is taken into account, few could deny that John Paul Jones deserves to be revered. But more than 20 years after the end of Zep, Jones remains a vital and diverse artist. Gail Worley talks to a true musical legend.
The Sandman was one of the most extraordinary comic book series to date, and has been rightly noticed as such, winning awards no comic book ever has before or will again. But how long can the cream stay sweet if the cash cow is being constantly milked? Ben Varkentine has waking dreams.
Danger Days: The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys (Reprise Records). Review by Jen Cray.
Event Review by Michael Welch
Marcel Feldmar remembers how the city of Seattle gathered not to mourn Joey, but to celebrate his life, and reveals his top five Ramones memories.