- Music Reviews
- January 15, 2021
Catspaw (Omnivore Recordings). Review by James Mann.
Carl F. Gauze experiences a “Socially Distanced Christmas Carol” for the 2020s
Come Home. Review by Stacey Zering.
A not at all definitive list of music videos that helped get me through 2020.
Maybe getting a roadie from a creepy van isn’t the best idea, but then again having a cannibal driving your tour bus can smooth out a lot of little issues.
Julius C. Lacking explains how this show managed to hook him in despite its lack of postmodern ironic content
It’s hard to to live up to a name like Young Fresh Fellows when you’ve been at it for almost 40 years, but good time rock and roll never goes out of style.
This biopic follows Herb Alpert’s rise to the top of the music world, and his life time of continued success.
Wintertime. Review by Stacey Zering.
The early ’70s cult classic Silent Running gets major upgrade from Arrow Video.
Seasonal Songbook. Review by Stacey Zering.
With just a few short days before Christmas in Glasgow, morning drive time disc jockey, Alan “Dickie” Bird finds himself caught in the middle of an absurd ice cream war in Bill Forsyth’s masterful 1984 comedy, Comfort and Joy. Generoso reviews this underrated gem which he holds dear as his all-time favorite holiday film.
As the weirdest year in memory draws to a close, Sokoto Fujii releases three adventurous albums of out there jazz.
The effervescent jangle of German trio A Tale of Golden Keys is intricately engineered to make your ears ask “what was that?”
The Coathangers (Suicide Squeeze). Review by Scott Adams.
Plastic Bouquet (New West Records). Review by James Mann.
Josh and Jesse are expecting their first baby. A rain of useful helpful advice nearly smothers them, until they have to start changing diapers.
Joyeux Noël, Bon Chrismeusse: A Holiday EP from South Louisiana. Review by Bob Pomeroy.
Sun Via (Underground Thieves LLC). Review by Jeremy Glazier.
I am generally skeptical and disrespectful of band names with special capitalization, but IDLES look and sound like they mean business.