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New Music Now 001: Mommyheads

New Music Now 001: Mommyheads

FeaturesNew Music Now

NMN Episode One features Adam Elk, talking about his band the Mommyheads with KAFM Radio’s Judy C. and Julius C. Lacking. No relation, everyone! They’re just good friends.

Mixtape 164 :: Radio Man ’56

Mixtape 164 :: Radio Man ’56

The Lacking Organization

The Fogerty Brothers are putting their upbringing to good use in the genuinely psychedelic outfit Hearty Har, parsing the electric sitars and paisleys of long ago into a legitimate translation.

An Evening with Lou Barlow

An Evening with Lou Barlow

Event Reviews

In a small town in the middle of the American West, an indie icon makes an intimate appearance, and Julius C. Lacking was there.

4Knots Music Festival

Event Reviews

May Terry battled the sweltering July heat in New York City, but that paled in comparison with the hot bands that performed at the 2014 Village Voice NYC 4Knots Festival.

Sebadoh

Event Reviews

A delay in a pair of reissued albums finds Sebadoh touring to promote a t-shirt. The seminal indie rockers could be promoting a paper bag for all it matters to a crowd of loyal Orlando fans, Jen Cray among them.

Vivian Girls

Interviews

Matthew Moyer caught up with Vivian Girls guitarist Cassie Ramone on the downside of SXSW, and found the core Vivians restless and ready to move on to new projects, but still completely dedicated to art and music.

Wye Oak

Music Reviews

My Neighbor/My Creator (Merge Records). Review by Jeff Schweers.

Yo La Tengo

Music Reviews

Popular Songs (Matador Records). Review by Laura Pontillo.

Dinosaur Jr

Event Reviews

The freshly reunited Dinosaur Jr. prove that you don’t have to create a big PR circus to get people excited about your comeback. The numbers may have been modest, but those who made it out to the band’s Orlando show at The Club@Firestone – Jen Cray among them – had a Sunday night to remember.

1986

Music Reviews

Nihilism is Nothing to Worry About (Palentine). Review by Carl F Gauze.

Sebadoh

Event Reviews

Touring with the original lineup for the first time in 14 years, indie rock’s underrated heroes Sebadoh strolled into a soldout room at Orlando’s The Social. Nothing could derail Jen Cray from not only witnessing this event, but talking with the band that helped create the soundtrack to her teenage years.

The Shapes

Interviews

2006 was a year dedicated to “tightening the sound, playing better and more shows, and working on getting some press and radio airplay,” said Mark, vocalist and guitarist for Brooklyn-based band, the Shapes. Well, they did just that. Brittany Sturges got the scoop on how they went about doing so.

Giant Drag

Music Reviews

Hearts and Unicorns (Kickball). Review by Matthew Moyer.

Bevis Frond

Music Reviews

New River Head (Rubric Records). Review by Matthew Moyer.

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Henry V

Archikulture Digest

Blood, guts, and kicking butt in France — it’s the age-old story of Shakespeare. Carl F. Gauze once again enjoys the salacious violence and complicated plot points of Henry V, in the moody dark of Orlando Shakes.

New Music Now 011: Nora O’Connor

New Music Now 011: Nora O’Connor

Features

On today’s New Music Now, Judy Craddock talks to our musical guest, Nora O’Connor, about her solo album, My Heart, and the captivating new music she’s listening to right now. Tune in for great music, and more ’90s references than you can shake a scrunchie at.

Big Time Gambling Boss

Big Time Gambling Boss

Screen Reviews

Writer Kazuo Kasahara and director Kôsaku Yamashita transcend genre conventions to create the memorable film Big Time Gambling Boss. Phil Bailey reviews.

Frank Bello

Frank Bello

Features

Frank Bello’s new memoir Fathers, Brothers, and Sons: Surviving Anguish, Abandonment, and Anthrax takes us from a New York childhood, to Anthrax stadium tours, to fatherhood with the charming informality of a conversation with an old friend. Then I’m Gone, Bello’s first solo EP, provides accompaniment. Joe Frietze reviews.