Tag: Chicago Review Press

Tom Waits on Tom Waits

Print Reviews

The legendary Tom Waits ain’t what he appears to be. James Mann digs deep to find the mystery behind the man.

Echoes

Print Reviews

Glenn Povey brings more facts about Pink Floyd than Carl F Gauze thinks you can shake a brick at.

Cuba And Its Music

Print Reviews

Chris Catania finds that it’s taking longer than he thought to finish Qbadisc mastermind Ned Sublette’s new history of Cuban song - he keeps running to the record store mid-page for his fix. That’s the stuff.

Rock En Espanol: The Latin Alternative Rock Explosion

Print Reviews

Chris Catania , like Rock En Espanol’s author, Ernesto Lechner, was slow to warm up to the emerging sounds of the Latin alt-rock movement, but both now agree that the bands profiled in these pages hint strongly at the future of popular music.

A Field Guide to Roadside Technology

Print Reviews

A field guide to all the odd contraptions along the road answers the urban explorer’s curiosity. With that and his trusty collector’s net, Carl F Gauze chases after the minutia of public transport’s infrastructure.

Riding With Strangers

Print Reviews

Where you heading, man? James MacLaren has nothing but praise for Elijah Wald’s tale of hitchhiking around the country. And of course he has a few things to say about hitchhiking myths and, hell, society in general.

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Eight Deadly Shots

Eight Deadly Shots

Screen Reviews

Mikko Niskanen’s recently restored 1972 mini-series Eight Deadly Shots is a complex look at the real-life murders of four police officers in the farming community of Sääksmäki, Finland, in March 1969. Lily and Generoso review the powerful fictionalized adaptation of this tragic incident.

Smoking Causes Coughing

Smoking Causes Coughing

Screen Reviews

Lily and Generoso review Smoking Causes Coughing, the newest creation from surrealist comic genius Quentin Dupieux (Rubber, Mandibles) that follows the adventures and storytelling endeavors of the kaiju-fighting Tobacco Force!

Drumming with Dead Can Dance

Drumming with Dead Can Dance

Print Reviews

Ink 19’s Roi J. Tamkin reviews Drumming With Dead Can Dance and Parallel Adventures, Peter Ulrich’s memoir of an artistic life fueled by Brendan Perry and Lisa Gerrard’s remarkable friendship.