- Music Reviews
- February 23, 2018
The Asylum Years (Omnivore Recordings). Review by James Mann.
A Sentimental Education (Double Feature Records). Review by James Mann.
Where does the time go? Contributing writer Christopher Long reflects on his first decade with Ink 19.
Shadows in the Night (Columbia Records). Review by James Mann.
A Tribute to Nilsson Volume 1 (Royal Potato Family). Review by James Mann.
Lest Melbourne lag behind the trendsetters, Open Mike’s hosts a variety of swell weekly open-mic events. Rose Petralia sat in on a Jazz Jam, but she had beer, not wine.
Lest Melbourne lag behind the trendsetters, Open Mike’s hosts a variety of swell weekly open-mic events. Rose Petralia sat it on a Jazz Jam, but she had beer, not wine.
As Time Goes By: Great American Songbook Classics (Concord Music Group). Review by Carl F Gauze.
The Best of the Improv Recordings (Concord). Review by Carl F Gauze.
Carl F Gauze slobbers over the juicy details of a rock star groupie’s Mad Men and LSD days.
Best of Vegas (Concord Records). Review by Al Pergande.
My Son the Folk Singer | My Son the Celebrity | My Son the Nut | For Swinging Livers Only! (Collector’s Choice Music). Review by Carl F Gauze.
Strangers in the Night (Concord). Review by Christopher Long.
There’s only one man whose swagger can quiet a crowd of 600,000 people on the cusp of rioting. His name is Leonard Cohen, and once again the poet/musician surfaces from images of the past.
Christmas with Sinatra and Friends (Concord Music). Review by Matthew Moyer.
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.
Matt Parish looks into the eyes of soul at a recent Leon Russell show.
Julien Temple puts together a sweet requiem for Joe Strummer of The Clash.
With this new DVD release, Hyena continues their ambitious attempt to put together a case for Darin as both underrated and influential. Does it work? Ben Varkentine says that although Darin sometimes seems to be on autopilot, when he’s got his mojo working and is soldly in the driver’s seat, his skills as a perfomer are too great to be denied.
Making It Through. Review by Kyrby Raine.