In the news today: The Nearly Deads, The Northern Light, Eitan Noyze, Hornography, Talking Heads, Stop Making Sense, MXPX, From a Second Story Window, Jason Isbell, Fast Car, Tracy Chapman, Luke Combs, Best covers, Nick Cave, Tupac Shakur, Michael McDonald, DJ Seinfeld & Confidence Man, Ben Lee, Georgia Man, The Replacements, Cyndi Lauper, Knife Bride, Yungblud, Lil Uzi Vert
Milk Money. Review by Stacey Zering.
20 rpm ( Mango + Sweet Rice). Review by Carl F Gauze.
Sleigh Bells and CSS co-headline a perfect night to party. Their trip into Orlando brought out the fans, and Jen Cray was one of ‘em.
Cosmetic Liquor Love Songs EP. Review by Al Pergande.
We Started Nothing (Columbia Records). Review by Andrew Coulon.
Thirty years have passed since she first invaded mainstream pop radio with her cartoony punk looks and squeaky Brooklyn-ized voice, but no one told Cyndi Lauper. Jen Cray witnesses the oversight.
XOXO (Gern Blandsten). Review by Aaron Shaul.
self-titled (Stimulator Records). Review by Ben Varkentine.
Ode to My Freaks (Windswept). Review by Phil Bailey.
This Way (Atlantic). Review by Stein Haukland.
Shakedown (The Label). Review by Marcel Feldmar.
Blowback (Hollywood). Review by Julio Diaz.
Campground Effect (Glue Factory). Review by Marcel Feldmar.
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