• Gary Numan

    Gary Numan

    British synth-pop pioneer Gary Numan hit the U.S. concert circuit this fall, much to the delight of hundreds of his most ardent Orlando followers, Chris Long among them.

  • Sparks: No. 1 Songs In Heaven

    Sparks: No. 1 Songs In Heaven

    Lucky for us and Cherry Red Books, Dave Thompson is a HUGE Sparks fan. Matthew Moyer calls Sparks: No. 1 Songs in Heaven his strongest piece of writing yet.

  • U2: Let Them Be

    U2: Let Them Be

    A two-DVD set featuring two documentaries about U2, one focusing on an analysis of the album Achtung Baby and the other on the band’s first two albums of the 2000s.

  • Miniature Tigers

    Miniature Tigers

    Miniature Tigers’ bold blending of indie pop with grandiose compositions makes them accessible enough for the casual listener, yet eclectic enough for seasoned critic, Jen Cray.

  • Alejandro Escovedo

    Alejandro Escovedo

    Street Songs of Love (Concord Records). Review by James Mann.

  • The New Pornographers

    The New Pornographers

    Together (Matador). Review by Sean Slone.

  • Band of Horses

    Band of Horses

    Infinite Arms (Columbia). Review by Sean Slone.

  • Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros

    Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros

    Up From Below (Community). Review by jeff schweers.

  • Jonathan Richman

    Jonathan Richman

    Literally dancing with bells on, legendary songwriter Jonathan Richman delighted Orlando fans with an acoustic show that felt more like a poetry reading than a typical night at The Social.

  • Grunge

    Grunge

    Take a trip back to Seattle’s musical heydey with Michael Lavine, who brings us all manner of visual treasure with Grunge.

  • Fantastic Mr. Fox

    Fantastic Mr. Fox

    Mr. Fox nearly destroys his family and community in this stop-motion version of Roald Dahl‘s classic children’s book by Wes Anderson.

  • Blacklist

    Blacklist

    Too young to be fully cognizant of the more embarrassing excesses of Gothic music over the past twenty years, the young Turks of NYC’s own Blacklist are, perhaps unwittingly, the best hope of redeeming Goth-metal. Fresh from a European tour complete with horned hotel antics, Blacklist frontman and provocateur Josh Strawn told Ink 19 all about how he learned to stop worrying and love Motorhead and Scott Walker equally.

  • Michael Rother

    Michael Rother

    Fans of cutting-edge electronic music most likely have Michael Rother to thank. Rother was one of the prime movers in a German music scene, dubbed krautrock, that still sets the standard for exciting, weird, and groovy music. Ink 19 had the pleasure of chatting with Rother, who seems as comfortable with creating new music as he is with being a careful archivist of the music and legacy of his previous bands.

  • U2

    U2

    U2 packs the biggest rock show in history into The Spaceship and takes it on the road to touch the hearts of 75,000 fans in Tampa and outer space. Jen Cray laughs, she cries.

  • John Vanderslice

    John Vanderslice

    Romanian Names (Dead Oceans). Review by Eric J. Iannelli.

  • I, Doll

    I, Doll

    This collection of anecdotes and reveries of the infamous New York Dolls from their bassist, Arthur “Killer” Kane, has Carl F Gauze thinking better of getting the old band back together.

  • Polyamorous Affair

    Polyamorous Affair

    Bolshevik Disco (Manimal Vinyl). Review by Matthew Moyer.

  • Jeffree Star

    Jeffree Star

    The reigning queen of MySpace wowed his faithful Orlando flock with a short but sweet performance, yet Chris Long can’t help but wonder if Jeffree Star is more style than substance.

  • Kraftwerk and the Electronic Revolution

    Kraftwerk and the Electronic Revolution

    Three-hour documentary on DVD about the German electronic music band, their influences, contemporaries, and followers. Sean Slone gets lost on the Trans-Europe Express.

  • Blackout Beach

    Blackout Beach

    Skin of Evil (Soft Abuse). Review by Aaron Shaul.

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