- Music Reviews
- April 14, 2021
Simple Syrup (Hen House Studios). Review by Bob Pomeroy.
These geniuses of early comedy finally get the presentation they are due in this Blu-ray edition.
Captured live onstage in front of 3,000 fervent fans at NYC’s legendary Beacon Theatre, the Doobie Brothers’ latest offering is a superb production. Come for the music, but stay for – the music.
Sheryl Crow plays the hits old and new on Live at the Capitol Theater.
Anthrax rocks out in this live concert video shot in Glasgow’s Barrowland Ballroom in early 2017.
A documentary following the band Pussy Riot, their political actions in Putin’s Russia, and their subsequent trial and jail time.
Lewis Black asks, in the age of 45, What’s my job? on Black to the Future.
Janis Joplin was the greatest blues singer of her generation. Little Girl Blue shows us what it cost her.
A nicely packaged DVD/CD set of two live Stray Cats show from the early 80s.
Country icon Jim Lauderdale is profiled in The King of Broken Hearts.
Big Star lives in this 1994 reunion concert.
Collection of Devo’s live performances and videos from the late ’70s and 1996.
Bruce Dern stars as Woody Grant, a bitter and grumpy man who believes he has won one million dollars in a sweepstakes. When his son agrees to drive him to collect his winnings the ensuing road trip becomes a journey of profound emotion.
Hearken back to the days when the family gathered around the boob tube and watched quality programming like The Dean Martin Variety Show. Six full episodes transport Tim Wardyn back to a time before he was even born, but that he still reminisces about.
Matthew Moyer declares this the best approximation of the Jesus Lizard live experience.
Thirty-five years of Soul Train on three DVDs leaves Scott Adams with a serious ’70s jones.
Scott Adams thinks Mick Taylor gets the shaft in this overview of The Rolling Stones’ career from 1969 to 1974.
Stoking the buzz-fires for their upcoming studio album, New Romantic forerunners Roxy Music have finally released a definitive video history on DVD. Steve Stav, who gave up trying to emulate Bryan Ferry’s hairstyle 20 years ago, immerses himself in The Thrill of It All.
A 10-hour look at “The Me Decade” circa 1980? This mammoth documentary has James Greene flashing back, not to those halcyon days, but watching this faded filmstrip in a high school classroom.