• Autolux

    Autolux

    Autolux will put you to sleep while keeping you awake. Lush, dreamy sounds with bursts of distortion that made Jen Cray‘s head feel light and her feet feel heavy.

  • Erasure

    Erasure

    Dance/pop darlings of the 80’s, Erasure, bring a flamboyant display of unadulterated fun to Orlando’s House of Blues. Jen Cray is pleasantly surprised.

  • DJ Shotgun

    On the eve of the Southeast Regional DJ Competition, Shelton Hull speaks to local turntablist DJ Shotgun about his career, the logistics of bringing an event like this to Jacksonville, and their city’s vibrant hip-hop scene.

  • The Gore Gore Girls

    The Gore Gore Girls

    The Gore Gore Girls take the two best musical styles of Detroit, Motown and Garage Rock, and combine them with sexy, sultry attitude. Jen Cray reports from the white vinyl lounge.

  • Billy Idol

    Billy Idol

    Punk Rock Pop Star Billy Idol is touring in support of his comeback album, Devil’s Playground , and Jen Cray has the good news — he still rocks!

  • Green Day

    Green Day

    Green Day started out 16 years ago as a bratty punk rock band playing in dank, empty clubs, but these days their ambitious punk rock opera American Idiot has catapulted them onto a sold-out arena tour. Jen Cray finds them not to have changed in the least.

  • Great American Jazz Piano Competition

    Shelton Hull went to the Piano competition to catch some great jazz and ended up seeing a screw-job worthy of Bret Hart in Montreal. Here’s how it went down.

  • Tiger Army

    Tiger Army

    In one year’s time psychobilly trio Tiger Army have graduated from playing small clubs, to being the supporting act on a high profile tour, to headlining their first American tour. Jen Cray gives the analysis.

  • Interpol

    Interpol

    The guys of Interpol look and sound great in concert, but remind Jen Cray of a bunch of Ken dolls when onstage.

  • Danzig

    Danzig

    The former frontman for the seminal hardcore punk outfit, The Misfits, unleashed an evening of pure, dark, bluesy metal on an eager Florida crowd. Jen Cray escapes unscathed.

  • Social Distortion

    Social Distortion

    Social Distortion plays to yet another sold-out crowd 25 years into their career. Thus proving conclusivelly, to Jen Cray and all that Punk is not dead.

  • The Toasters

    The Toasters

    Ska pioneers, The Toasters, are still inspiring kids to skank 24 years into their career. Jen Cray attends a ska triple bill in Orlando and tells us how they manage to do it.

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