- Music Reviews
- April 9, 2020
The Birds, They Taught Me. Review by Stacey Zering.
Incidental Hum (Bar/None Records). Review by James Mann.
This early Glam rocker was written off after he came out before anyone else then anguished in obscurity until his death from AIDS in 1982. Here’s his pitch for a Broadway musical.
Mike Judge created the straight edge band Judge as a darker, more militant answer to the movement’s detractors. A loner who was able to conquer his stage fright to lead a band, Judge revisits the band in this new documentary.
Nina (Graveface). Review by Matthew Moyer
Christmas Songs (Epitaph Records). Review by Carl F Gazue.
Comedown Machine (RCA). Review by Jen Cray.
III (Woodsist). Review by Jen Cray.
May Terry embarks on a watery Hogyssey, regaining her sea legs aboard a three-hour tour around NYC with Spacehog. Yes. A three-hour tour.
David Johansson peers into the donkey-cart abyss that is Brevard Busking Coalition, and comes out mostly unscathed.
The Interpreter: Live at Largo (Maximum Sunshine Records). Review by Sean Slone.
The Glitter End (Critical Heights ). Review by Matthew Moyer.
The legendary creative force that is Brian Eno is detailed in this long overdue and fascinating documentary.
Carl F Gauze slobbers over the juicy details of a rock star groupie’s Mad Men and LSD days.
The 7th annual Wanee Festival, hosted by The Allman Brothers Band, brought icons of Rock ‘n’ Roll’s past to idyllic Live Oak, FL. Phillip Haire soaked it all in before staggering to his campsite each night.
A mixture of interview audio and incidental footage, About A Son allows rockdom’s left handed martyr to tell his own story. Matthew Moyer appreciates the minimalism.
A fascinating look at the melding of three seemingly disparate artists during a brief period of time that resulted in some of the most influential music to come out of the Seventies.
Before Today (4AD Records). Review by Matthew Moyer.
Carl F Gauze is overwhelmed by Rob Roth’s glossy, artsy rock and roll promotion obscurities.
Bruno MacDonald aims for a paper wiki of rock history, showing the connections that casual fans might miss, in this interesting take on the history of rock ‘n’ roll.