- Music Reviews
- February 23, 2018
The Asylum Years (Omnivore Recordings). Review by James Mann.
Peoria’s power-pop purveyors teleport coast-to-coast on extensive U.S. “Invasion” tour.
The Vans Warped Tour is as much a summertime tradition as vacation flings, sunburns, and losing your bathing suit at the beach for music fans of all ages, Jen Cray among them.
Anti-Hero (I’m Single Records). Review by Carl F Gauze.
Order of Operation (Goner Records). Review by Jen Cray.
Devo’s 2014 “Hardcore Devo” tour showed them going back to the days before Energy Domes, hit singles, or hope of radio airplay; back to the days of like-minded weirdoes banging out songs in the basement.
_hello world (Hakatak). Review by Carl F Gauze.
Collection of Devo’s live performances and videos from the late ’70s and 1996.
Enjoy the Science: Tribute to Depeche Mode (). Review by Michelle Wilson.
Nanobots (Idlewild). Review by Eric J. Iannelli.
Whatever (Moshi Moshi Records). Review by Carl F Gauze.
Sin Sin Sin (Rodriguez Lopez Productions). Review by Laura Pontillo.
The legendary creative force that is Brian Eno is detailed in this long overdue and fascinating documentary.
Soul music erupts in a renovated bowling alley in Brooklyn.
Larry “Wild Man” Fischer went from paranoid street performer to the “Godfather of Outsider Music.” Derailroaded captures the fine line between madness and art, but James Mann wonders — at what cost?
Polysics pick up where Devo left off, only they do it a whole lot weirder.
No Hope No Future (Brille Records). Review by Carl F Gauze.
Inspiration Information Vol. 4 (Strut). Review by Matthew Moyer.
A low key documentary of modern high school life.
Mini-LP (Bright Antenna). Review by Carl F Gauze.
Vomit of Light. Review by Robert Sutton.