- December 6, 2019
The multi-instrumentalist opens up on influences that shaped his The Griot Swings the Classics.
Tales From The West. Review by Michelle Wilson.
Paul Rodgers, Jeff Beck and Ann Wilson unleashed a potent triple bill for the last night of their Stars Align Tour in Tampa. Michelle Wilson was there to rock out with the 70s superstars.
The World of Captain Beefheart (Knitting Factory Records). Review by Bob Pomeroy.
Identity. Review by Bob Pomeroy.
Don’t Let it Be (Lolipop Records). Review by Christopher Long.
Dweezil Zappa recreates his father’s sound and fury in an intimate Florida show that Carl F Gauze crashed.
A Very Big Freedia Christmazz. Review by Bob Pomeroy.
Zastrugi (Glacial Movements). Review by Carl F Gauze.
45 RPM Singles Collection (FloEdCo). Review by James Mann.
Little Feat was one of America’s greatest bands, and Ben Fong-Torres serves them well in Willin’
Nanobots (Idlewild). Review by Eric J. Iannelli.
Antelope Freeway/Equinox Express Elevator (Impulse! ). Review by James Mann.
Mayer Hawthorne and The Stepkids bring the white guy soul funk to Orlando, and Jared Campbell explodes (in more ways than one).
The legendary Tom Waits ain’t what he appears to be. James Mann digs deep to find the mystery behind the man.
Race Riot Suite (Kinnara Records). Review by James Mann.
Scandinavian Nights, in Concert 1970-1972, Live in London, and MK III: The Final Concerts (Eagle Rock Entertainment). Review by Al Pergande.
Shamen Noodles / Smell The Busk. Review by James Mann.
If Not Now, When? (Epic Records). Review by Eli Didier.
Niandra Lades and Usually Just a T-Shirt (American Recordings). Review by Eli Didier.
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?