Tag: Christopher Long

Jimmy Failla

Jimmy Failla

Event Reviews

Despite the Mother’s Day factor, hundreds of fervent, faithful followers still flocked to Orlando’s famed Plaza Live to catch an earlybird set from Jimmy Failla — one of the hottest names on today’s national comedy scene.

Ken Sharp

Ken Sharp

Music Reviews

Welcome to Toytown (Jet Fighter Records). Review by Christopher Long.

Garage Sale Vinyl: The Partridge Family

Garage Sale Vinyl: The Partridge Family

Garage Sale Vinyl

In this final installment of his year-long series, Christopher Long rediscovers a true pop-rock treasure — a well-loved, six-dollar vinyl copy of Sound Magazine, the 1971 stinger from The Partridge Family.

Garage Sale Vinyl: Graham Parker

Garage Sale Vinyl: Graham Parker

Garage Sale Vinyl

After a decades-long pursuit, this week Christopher Long FINALLY discovers and brings home a TRUE gem — an extremely clean vinyl copy of Squeezing Out Sparks, the 1979 classic from Graham Parker — on the cheap.

Heroes of the Metal Underground

Heroes of the Metal Underground

Print Reviews

Just in time for the heavy metal Christmas shopping season, European author Alexandros Anesiadis delivers his latest — a thorough and riveting encyclopedia-type account of the hard-working DIY American bands that created an important underground music scene that’s well worth remembering.

Year-End Record Roundup

Year-End Record Roundup

Features

Ready for a cold one this season? We thought so! Enjoy, as Christopher Long reflects on his favorite VINYL releases of 2023 — an intoxicating (and satisfying) “six-pack,” to be sure.

Garage Sale Vinyl: Ian Hunter

Garage Sale Vinyl: Ian Hunter

Garage Sale Vinyl

This week Christopher Long grabs a bag of bargain vinyl from a flea market in Mount Dora, Florida — including You’re Never Alone with a Schizophrenic, the classic 1979 LP from Ian Hunter.

Garage Sale Vinyl: The Time

Garage Sale Vinyl: The Time

Garage Sale Vinyl

Feeling funky this week, Christopher Long gets his groove on while discovering a well-cared-for used vinyl copy of one of his all-time R&B faves: Ice Cream Castle, the classic 1984 LP from The Time, for just a couple of bucks.

Garage Sale Vinyl: Bonnie Raitt

Garage Sale Vinyl: Bonnie Raitt

Garage Sale Vinyl

Ever-focused on finding (affordable) vinyl treasures, Christopher Long returns this week with his latest gem — a reasonably well-cared-for LP copy of The Glow, the 1979 studio classic from Bonnie Raitt.

Foghat

Foghat

Music Reviews

Sonic Mojo (Foghat Records). Review by Christopher Long.

Garage Sale Vinyl: The Beatles

Garage Sale Vinyl: The Beatles

Garage Sale Vinyl

This week Christopher Long visits his local flea market and comes home with a banger — an early vinyl pressing of the Beatles 1970 classic, Let it Be — for a buck!

Garage Sale Vinyl: Bob Seger

Garage Sale Vinyl: Bob Seger

Garage Sale Vinyl

This week Christopher Long takes another cozy stroll down memory lane, reflecting fondly on first being exposed to the music of Detroit rocker Bob Seger, circa ‘76. Fast forward a couple of lifetimes, and Chris scores a reportedly hard-to-find used LP copy of Night Moves at a local thrift joint for just a couple of bucks. “Come to Poppa,” indeed!

Garage Sale Vinyl: Charlie Rich

Garage Sale Vinyl: Charlie Rich

Garage Sale Vinyl

After a near-50-year search, this week Christopher Long finally brings (back) home a well-cared-for used LP copy of Behind Closed Doors — the iconic 1973 breakout record from country music legend Charlie Rich — for three bucks.

Garage Sale Vinyl: Earth, Wind & Fire

Garage Sale Vinyl: Earth, Wind & Fire

Garage Sale Vinyl

Following his recent unexpected concert experience, Christopher Long digs out his much-loved All ‘n All LP — the 1977 classic from Earth, Wind & Fire — a slightly abused copy he procured a while back from his GF in a savvy trade-out.

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Gasoline Lollipops

Gasoline Lollipops

Features

Gasoline Lollipops’ newest single, “Freedom Don’t Come Easy,” is today’s mother lovin’ punk rock folk anthem.

Basket Case

Basket Case

Screen Reviews

Frank Henenlotter’s gory grindhouse classic Basket Case looks as grimy as the streets of Times Square, and that is one of the film’s greatest assets. Arrow Video gives this unlikely candidate a welcome fresh release.

Jimmy Failla

Jimmy Failla

Event Reviews

Despite the Mother’s Day factor, hundreds of fervent, faithful followers still flocked to Orlando’s famed Plaza Live to catch an earlybird set from Jimmy Failla — one of the hottest names on today’s national comedy scene.

Lonnie Walker

Lonnie Walker

Features

Ink 19 readers get an early listen and look at “Cool Sparkling Water,” a new single from Lonnie Walker.

Los Lobos

Los Lobos

Event Reviews

Jeremy Glazier has a bucket list day at a Los Lobos 50th Anniversary show in Davenport, Iowa.

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.

Lorraine of the Lions

Lorraine of the Lions

Screen Reviews

A lady Tarzan and her gorilla have a rough time adapting to high society in Lorraine of the Lions (1925), one of four silent films on Accidentally Preserved: Volume 5, unleashed by Ben Model and Undercrank Productions, with musical scores by Jon C. Mirsalis.