Tag: AFI

AFI

AFI

Event Reviews

AFI remind a sold-out Orlando crowd, and Jen Cray, that just because you’re emo doesn’t mean you can’t have fun.

Angels & Airwaves

Angels & Airwaves

Event Reviews

Angels & Airwaves soared into Orlando recently, with a slew of young bands in tow. Jen Cray gave them a shot, but was not quite convinced.

Jimmy Eat World/Silverchair

Jimmy Eat World/Silverchair

Event Reviews

O-Rock 105.9 may have really dropped the ball on this year’s annual No Snow Show by splitting it into two separate shows, but at least they scored Jimmy Eat World and Silverchair to co-headline the second night of the event. Jen Cray was amongst the masses at Orlando’s House of Blues trying to convince themselves that the pair was enough to justify the pricey ticket.

Aiden

Aiden

Music Reviews

Conviction (Victory). Review by Jen Cray.

Of Montreal

Of Montreal

Event Reviews

Of Montreal have taken their glam rock traveling circus show on the road, and after frontman Kevin Barnes Full Monty stunt in Vegas recently the band’s Orlando stop was packed with fans as well as curiousos. Jen Cray was front and centered for this fully clothed event.

T-Virus

T-Virus

Music Reviews

Horror Thirteen (Blood and Guts). Review by Jen Cray.

AFI

AFI

Music Reviews

Decemberunderground (Interscope). Review by Jen Cray.

Thursday, Rise Against

Thursday, Rise Against

Event Reviews

Joining forces on a co-headlining tour, Rise Against and Thursday are bringing their seasoned skills to mid-sized theaters this winter. Jen Cray caught the Orlando set.

Strung Out

Strung Out

Music Reviews

Exile in Oblivion (Fat Wreck Chords). Review by Vinnie Apicella.

Cheap In The End, Round In The Middle

Features

Daniel Mitchell enjoys the occasional musico-archaelogical jaunt through the wonderful world of Ohio record shop dollar bins; what follows are his top 19 finds of 2003.

Nikki Sixx

Interviews

A clothing line based on his tattoos. A new band. A new dedication for his instrument. Mötley Crüe bassist Nikki Sixx skips the past and talks about present projects and a future of cracking coconuts on the beach. Gail Worley digs up the dirt.

The D4

Music Reviews

6TWENTY (Hollywood Records). Review by Daniel Mitchell.

Letters!

Features

The third AFI hate mail reminds us that it’s once again time to share Letters with the rest of our readers!

Damnation

Music Reviews

The Unruly Sounds of Damnation (RAFR). Review by Daniel Mitchell.

Glasseater

Interviews

Stein Haukland talks changes, hair metal, and straight edge with Glasseater’s drummer-turned-vocalist, Julio C. Marin.

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Dawn Riding

Dawn Riding

Music Reviews

You’re Still Here (The Long Road Society and Speakeasy Studios SF). Review by Carl F. Gauze.

Little Feat

Little Feat

Event Reviews

With Miko Marks opening a wonderful evening in Iowa City, Little Feat plunder their back catalog as Jeremy Glazier stands beneath the freak flag.

Meditations on Crime

Meditations on Crime

Print Reviews

Politics is Crime. Crime is Politics. Discuss… Carl F. Gauze reviews Meditations on Crime, the book half of Harper Simon’s super-collaborative art and music project.

Porn and Ice Cream

Porn and Ice Cream

Screen Reviews

Three aimless misfits find themselves a purpose when they unwittingly start a band. It’s not your typical rock story, as Ian Koss explains.

Fire and Iceland

Fire and Iceland

Interviews

New York filmmaker April Anderson talks with Bob Pomeroy about volcanoes, horses, and making documentaries in Iceland.

Best of Film 2022

Best of Film 2022

Screen Reviews

With a year of festival and microcinema screenings behind them, Lily and Generoso select and review their ten favorite films, six supplemental features, and one exceptional repertory release of 2022.

Laura Citarella

Laura Citarella

Interviews

Director Laura Citarella, of the famed filmmaking collective El Pampero Cine, has created with her newest feature Trenque Lauquen a provocative transformation of her protagonist Laura (Laura Parades), whom Citarella first introduced in her 2011 film Ostende. Lily and Generoso enjoyed an in-depth conversation with Citarella about Trenque Lauquen when it screened at AFI Fest 2022.

New Music Now 009: Sleepyhead

New Music Now 009: Sleepyhead

Features

Join us for a new edition of New Music Now, with our special musical guest, Sleepyhead. All three members of the band are school teachers, so you didn’t hear it from us, but there might be a pop quiz about their album New Alchemy after the show.