Sound Salvation takes on current events with a playlist addressing the current fight for racial and social justice in America and the battles playing out in the streets in the aftermath of the death of George Floyd.
Imaginary Life (Don Giovanni). Review by Jen Cray.
A short tour of the South brought Against Me through Orlando again. Of course, Jen Cray had to be there!
It’s been a transformative year for Against Me!, but the fans have stood by their band. Jen Cray reports from Orlando.
Bad Religion are still exciting after 30+ years of making music, as Jen Cray discovered at a recent Orlando date.
Local Business (XL Recordings). Review by Jen Cray.
Ted Leo & The Pharmacists wet an Orlando stage with the sweat of their high energy performance, but opening band Screaming Females were just as impressive for Jen Cray.
With the metamorphosis of Brian Fallon from shy guy to confident frontman, The Gaslight Anthem are poised to follow in their hero’s footsteps. Jen Cray observed the band’s ascent at a recent Orlando show.
White Crosses (Sire). Review by Jen Cray.
Against Me! test drives both a new drummer and a new set of songs on a mini-Florida tour that finds them squeezing into the packed confines of The Social in Orlando.
Jen Cray enjoys a bit of Fake Problems in Orlando.
Keeping it simple but not stupid, Teenage Bottlerocket and a host of others helped make Jen Cray’s evening enjoyable and yes, quite punk.
American Rubicon (Red Scare). Review by Jen Cray.
Packing enough punk ‘n’ roll to wake up a sleepy Florida Friday afternoon, Riverboat Gamblers plowed through a matinee set at The Social that left Jen Cray sweaty and smiling.
Skin, spit, and sweat were on board for a recent These Arms Are Snakes show that Jen Cray soaked up in Orlando.
Underneath the Owl (Volcom). Review by Jen Cray.
Appeal to Reason (DGC/Interscope). Review by Jen Cray.
Jen Cray is thoroughly rocked by a triple bill of Rise Against, Thrice, and Alkaline Trio. All killer, no filler? The point can be argued…
What’s so great about The Social? Just ask Jen Cray, who gets all comfy with Chuck Ragan , Ben Nichols , Tim Barry , and Austin Lucas , The Revival Tour, everyone. Jen’s got love.
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