- Staff Picks
- July 30, 2021
Live In Stuttgart 1975 (Mute). Review by Bob Pomeroy.
Ghost of Vroom 2 EP (Mod y Vi). Review by Julius C. Lacking.
Taking their name from Australian slang for something not good, The Chats are here to strike fear in the hearts of parents and guidance counselors across the globe.
Matt Sharp and The Rentals have always attracted a stellar cast of musicians to help them assemble their popsong symphonies.
The world of Khruangbin is made up of velvet sunsets, shimmering dunes, and cool river rocks. There’s also a guitar, some drums, and a bass. And lately, vocals.
When An Electric Storm. (Educational Recordings) Review by Bob Pomeroy.
Unwilling Participant. Review by Bob Pomeroy.
Human Performance (Rough Trade). Review by Jen Cray.
Decline of the West Vol. I & II (Partisan Records). Review by James Mann.
Jenny Lewis overcomes being the opening band, and sound and lighting issues, to overwhelm an Orlando audience, as Jen Cray knew she would.
Lonerism (Modular Fontana). Review by Jason O’Neal Griggs.
The Sounds strut back through Orlando and Jen Cray is part of the small but devoted crowd that welcomes them.
Demolished Thoughts (Matador). Review by Chet Barker.
Vintage interviews with the triumvirate of guitar gods.
Insert Coin. Review by Robert Sutton.
Hello=Fire (Schnitzel Records). Review by Jen Cray.
Shame, Shame (Anti-). Review by Sean Slone.
Cage the Elephant proves to Jen Cray that while you may try to contain the animal, there’s nothing like a room full of screaming fans to set that beast free!
Rockabilly, blues, jazz – delightful Dublin diva Imelda May put everything but the kitchen sink on the Moore Theater’s stage. Seattle hepcat Steve Stav was there to admire it all.
Tragically, The Knack‘s career has come to a close with the passing of frontman/ songwriter/ guitarist Doug Fieger on Valentine’s Day 2010. Steve Stav remembers the man, resurrecting this interview conducted for Ink 19 a few days after Fieger’s 53rd birthday in 2005.
Here Anonymous (Dangerbird). Review by Jen Cray.