• The Fallen: Life In and Out of Britain’s Most Insane Group

    The Fallen: Life In and Out of Britain’s Most Insane Group

    The Fallen resembles Akira Kurosawa’s Rashomon, trying to get at the story of The Fall by letting everyone tell their conflicting versions of the band’s true story. And by everyone, Matthew Moyer means EVERYONE.

  • The Secret Life of Glenn Gould

    The Secret Life of Glenn Gould

    It wasn’t all Bach and hypochondria in the life of mercurial pianist Glenn Gould. Shelton Hull finds this new biography awash in details of the great musician’s love life and other psychological insights.

  • Rock Shrines

    Rock Shrines

    Jeff Schweers buries this morbid, creepy, gag-inducing yet glossy coffee table tome about dead rock stars, where they died, and their final resting places.

  • Imelda May

    Imelda May

    Rockabilly, blues, jazz – delightful Dublin diva Imelda May put everything but the kitchen sink on the Moore Theater’s stage. Seattle hepcat Steve Stav was there to admire it all.

  • Gary Giddins

    Gary Giddins

    After thirty years, music critic Gary Giddins is still listening, still watching, and still… writing a multi-volume biography of your grandma’s favorite crooner, Bing Crosby? Ink 19 sat down with Giddins to talk about the shape of jazz to come.

  • ZE Records

    ZE Records

    Kicking off Ink 19‘s new series, Labels We Love, S D Green talks to ZE Records co-founder Michel Esteban about defining a sound and establishing a label during New York’s 1970s creative zeitgeist, and the resurrection of the label that was once home to Lydia Lunch, Suicide, and Kid Creole & the Coconuts.

  • Lee “Scratch” Perry

    Lee “Scratch” Perry

    Reggae legend Lee “Scratch” Perry performs live at Orlando’s The Social for a room packed full of appreciators, our own Phillip Haire among them.

  • Bill Bruford

    Bill Bruford

    An Introduction to Bill Bruford’s Winterfold Records (Winterfold). Review by Carl F Gauze.

  • Mötley Crüe

    Mötley Crüe

    Having survived near fatal overdoses, porn scandals, reality shows, and twenty five years of a fickle music scene, Mötley Crüe continues to sell out arenas all over the country. Jen Cray tossed on her leather and lace and sprayed her hair upward toward the Gods in preparation for the Orlando show… not really, but she did jam out to their Greatest Hits album on the way to the show.

  • Tommy James and the Shondells

    Tommy James and the Shondells

    40th Anniversary Singles Collection (1966-2006) (Collector’s Choice). Review by Carl F Gauze.

  • The Boxmasters

    The Boxmasters

    Christmas Cheer (Saw Mill Records/Vanguard). Review by Tim Wardyn.

  • The Queers

    The Queers

    Jen Cray shrugs off another day’s responsibilities, dodging tossed beers and fake blood to sidle up to The Queers at The Social (duh, where else)?

  • Pat Wilson of Weezer

    Pat Wilson of Weezer

    Thanks to a Dark Night of freelance unemployment that brought her Weezer, Gail Worley brings Ink 19 an interview with Pat Wilson, who totally rocks.

  • Blues Anatomy with Jef Lee Johnson

    Blues Anatomy with Jef Lee Johnson

    Rediscovering Lonnie Johnson (Range). Review by Jen Cray.

  • Heavy Trash

    Heavy Trash

    Going Way Out With Heavy Trash (Yep Roc). Review by Jen Cray.

  • Bill Deasy

    Bill Deasy

    The Miles (Traveling Light Records). Review by Andrew Ellis.

  • Morrissey

    Morrissey

    For his first show in Central Florida in 15 years, Morrissey proved that not since Elvis has a musician been capable of inciting a near riot by a twist of his lip and the tossing of his shirt. Jen Cray was happily amongst the swooning masses.

  • Blue Monday

    Blue Monday

    Bob Ham takes a look at this furiously positive and lopsided look at the musical career of a living legend.

  • Dustin Kensrue

    Dustin Kensrue

    Please Come Home (Equal Vision). Review by Jen Cray.

  • Dennis Dunaway

    Dennis Dunaway

    Dennis Dunaway was the bassist, songwriter and more in one of the greatest bands of the ’70s, the Alice Cooper Group. He talks with Matt Parish about those heady years, Frank Zappa and life after the Billion Dollar Babies.

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