- Staff Picks
- June 17, 2021
New Long Leg (4AD). Review by Julius C. Lacking.
The Help Machine (33 1/3 Records). Review by Christopher Long.
The Dream and the Dreamer (Anti Records). Review by Jeremy Glazier.
Whether you are a fan of quirky detectives and wacky coincidences, or in-depth investigations with detailed forensic analysis, Acorn Media probably has a British mystery set that will appeal to you. Joe Frietze is here to take a look at four of their newest releases.
Robbie Coltrane stars as the psychologist who always cracks the case, while alienating everyone who cares about him. Joe Frietze wants your badge on his desk in one hour.
Ken Stott returns as the hard-drinking, hard-smoking, DI John Rebus for a second set of mysteries, based on the books by Ian Rankin. This series sees Rebus dealing with complex ciphers, underworld bosses, duplicitous businessmen, and dead cats, along with the requisite murders in each episode. Joe Frietze gives his best good cop/bad cop.
Countrysides (Cooking Vinyl). Review by Eric J. Iannelli.
O Cracker, Where Art Thou? (Pitch-A-Tent Records). Review by James Mann.
Forever (Virgin). Review by Eric J. Iannelli.
The Ghost of Fashion (spinART). Review by Julio Diaz.
When Cracker rose from the ashes of Camper Van Beethoven with the release of …
Roi Tamkin took in several of the local Atlanta-area acts at this year’s Music Midtown festival, including Kitty Snyder, Johnny Hyde, Peter Searcy, Ultrababyfat, Myssouri, Brand New Immortals, and Lotustarr.
Gentlemen’s Blues (Virgin). Review by Hal Horowitz