Tag: Ace Frehley

Garage Sale Vinyl: Bob Seger

Garage Sale Vinyl: Bob Seger

Garage Sale Vinyl

This week Christopher Long takes another cozy stroll down memory lane, reflecting fondly on first being exposed to the music of Detroit rocker Bob Seger, circa ‘76. Fast forward a couple of lifetimes, and Chris scores a reportedly hard-to-find used LP copy of Night Moves at a local thrift joint for just a couple of bucks. “Come to Poppa,” indeed!

Garage Sale Vinyl: KISS, The Solo Albums

Garage Sale Vinyl: KISS, The Solo Albums

Garage Sale Vinyl

This week, cuddly curmudgeon Christopher Long finds himself feeling even older as he hobbles through a Florida flea market in pursuit of vinyl copies of the four infamous KISS solo albums — just in time to commemorate the set’s milestone 45th anniversary.

Ace Frehley

Ace Frehley

Music Reviews

Origins, Vol. 2 (Entertainment One (eOne)). Review by Christopher Long.

Nothin’ to Lose

Print Reviews

Once upon a time, long ago, KISS was a rock band. This story recounts how four unlikely guys from New York first came together during the early 1970s and literally changed the face of rock and roll.

Kiss

Event Reviews

After forty years, Kiss proved they are still the Hottest Band in the Land, as they blew the ever-living crap out of Christopher Long at a Tampa show.

Meat Loaf

Event Reviews

For those in need of a concert that’s a little more theatrical than most, there’s Meat Loaf, served up with a side of Pearl. Jen Cray caught the Orlando date of the legendary rocker’s Hang Cool Teddy Bear Tour.

Pop Evil

Event Reviews

Displaying obvious old-school influences, Michigan’s own Pop Evil proves that the true cock-rock spirit of rock and roll is alive and well. Christopher Long reads the medical chart.

Black Diamond

Print Reviews

Beware the wrath of a KISS superfan scorned! Christopher Long reviews the 10th anniversary edition of Dale Sherman’s biography of the Creatures of the Night.

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Joe Jackson

Joe Jackson

Event Reviews

Joe Jackson brought his Two Rounds of Racket tour to the Lincoln Theatre in Washington D.C. on Monday. Bob Pomeroy was in the area and caught the show.

Matías Meyer

Matías Meyer

Interviews

With only a week to go before powerful new feature Louis Riel or Heaven Touches The Earth premieres in the Main Slate at UNAM International Film Festival, Lily and Generoso sat down for an in-depth conversation with the film’s director, Matías Meyer.

Mostly True

Mostly True

Print Reviews

Carl F. Gauze reviews the fascinating Mostly True: The West’s Most Popular Hobo Graffiti Magazine, a chronicle of forgotten outsider subculture.

The Tin Star

The Tin Star

Screen Reviews

Anthony Mann’s gorgeous monochrome western, The Tin Star, may have been shot in black and white, but its themes are never that easily defined.

Flipside

Flipside

Screen Reviews

Charles DJ Deppner finds Flipside to be a vital treatise on mortality, creativity, and purpose, disguised as a quirky documentary about a struggling record store.

Stereophonic

Stereophonic

Music News

Tony-nominated smash success Stereophonic delivers a brand-new Broadway cast recording — straight from 1976.

Cocoa the Tour Dog

Cocoa the Tour Dog

Print Reviews

Cocoa the Tour Dog is the heartwarming true story of a boy and his dog and his reggae band. Bob Pomeroy reviews the book by Adam Mansbach and reggae artist Stick Figure, with illustrations by Juan Manuel Orozco.

TRF Boog

TRF Boog

Features

First Single “Dump It” from TRF Boog’s forthcoming ME vs ME LP premieres today, at Ink 19.