Tag: Bloc Party

The Walkup

Music Reviews

Down On Pacific (Reynolds Recording Co.). Review by Jen Cray.

Portugal The Man

Event Reviews

The blues-soaked, funk-sprinkled, new progressive sounds of Alaska’s Portugal The Man made an evening of mediocre bands worth it for Jen Cray.

Moros Eros

Event Reviews

Moros Eros are the most exciting band to call Victory Records home in years. Baffled as to why they were billed opening for an electro/emo artist, Jen Cray showed up at their Orlando show to congratulate them on their greatness.

The Affair

Music Reviews

Yes Yes To You (Absolutely Kosher). Review by Jen Cray.

Bloc Party

Event Reviews

Bloc Party cancelled the rest of their US tour opening for Panic! At The Disco after drummer Matt Tong was hospitalized for treatment of a collapsed lung. Jen Cray managed to catch the band’s Orlando show, the night before the medical trauma.

Moros Eros

Music Reviews

I Saw The Devil Last Night And Now The Sun Shines Bright (Victory). Review by Jen Cray.

Franz Ferdinand

Event Reviews

Scottish band Franz Ferdinand made a special trip across the Atlantic for a live MTV taping at Orlando’s Hard Rock Live, and Jen Cray was there.

Hot Hot Heat

Event Reviews

Canadian-bred Hot Hot Heat began their North American tour with an MTV live taping at Orlando’s Hard Rock Live. Jen Cray gives us a glimpse.

Bloc Party

Event Reviews

London’s Bloc Party capture the essence of a rainy summer day at Atlanta’s Music Midtown Festival, winning over a skeptical Jen Cray in the process.

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Screen Reviews

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Event Reviews

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Lonnie Walker

Features

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Los Lobos

Los Lobos

Event Reviews

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Always… Patsy Cline

Always… Patsy Cline

Archikulture Digest

Carl F. Gauze reviews the not-quite one-woman show, Always… Patsy Cline, based on the true story of Cline’s friendship with Louise Seger, who met the star in l961 and corresponded with Cline until her death.

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Lorraine of the Lions

Screen Reviews

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