- Music Reviews
- November 13, 2019
The Help Machine (33 1/3 Records). Review by Christopher Long.
Myths of the Near Future (DGC). Review by Jen Cray.
The Orphans (Test Tube Baby). Review by Jen Cray.
Shades of Streamers (Essay). Review by Aaron Shaul.
Tom “Tearaway Stardust” Schulte enjoys Dave Thompson’s second volume of an enlightening and detailed look at the life and career of über-artist David Bowie. Even more surprising is that his hands aren’t covered with glitter after putting the book down.
Shrunken Heads (Yep Roc). Review by Matt Parish.
Of Montreal have taken their glam rock traveling circus show on the road, and after frontman Kevin Barnes Full Monty stunt in Vegas recently the band’s Orlando stop was packed with fans as well as curiousos. Jen Cray was front and centered for this fully clothed event.
Broken Little Songs (Self-Released). Review by Kyrby Raine.
Straight from a music school in Brighton to the top of the charts in England, The Kooks are the United Kingdom’s answer to The Strokes. Jen Cray spoke with their charming frontman Luke Pritchard about making it in the States.
Diagrams Without Instructions (Hi Fi Alliance). Review by Jen Cray.
Monument to the Masses (Virgin). Review by Jen Cray.
Inside In/Inside Out (Astralwerks/EMI). Review by Ben Varkentine.
WW1 (Merge). Review by Aaron Shaul.
Incarnation (Hydrology). Review by Kyrby Raine.
Unshattered (Viastar). Review by Matthew Damascus.
Revolution (Self-released). Review by Kyrby Raine.
This Is…Eurovox (Saville Row Recordings). Review by Kyrby Raine.
Lift (Cheap Lullaby). Review by Andrew Ellis.
Once again, New York City signals the end of summer with a non-stop CMJ Marathon. Tracy Fay gives us her highlights in this roundup.
Scottish band Franz Ferdinand made a special trip across the Atlantic for a live MTV taping at Orlando’s Hard Rock Live, and Jen Cray was there.
LouisXIV may be ripping off T. Rex and David Bowie, and they may only know how to write songs about one topic (sex!), yet they’re music is irressistibly catchy. Jen Cray is hooked.