• The Fratellis

    The Fratellis

    The Flathead EP (Interscope). Review by Bob Ham.

  • Portugal The Man

    Portugal The Man

    The blues-soaked, funk-sprinkled, new progressive sounds of Alaska’s Portugal The Man made an evening of mediocre bands worth it for Jen Cray.

  • Bonnaroo


    Though this festival built its reputation as a lovefest for jambands and hippies, Bonnaroo in 2007 opened its arms up to more modern rock bands, bringing in a whole new audience. One new convert was Jen Cray, whose weekend in the mountains of Tennessee is not one she’s soon to forget.

  • Bloc Party

    Bloc Party

    A Weekend In The City (Vice). Review by Jen Cray.

  • Mute Math

    Mute Math

    There’s a good reason why Mute Math played two consecutive nights during Orlando’s Anti-Pop Festival, at The Social… Because, as Jen Cray soon found out, they are one of the greatest live bands touring the club circuit these days.

  • Ima Robot

    Ima Robot

    Monument to the Masses (Virgin). Review by Jen Cray.

  • Josef K

    Josef K

    Entomology (Domino). Review by Rob Levy.

  • Deadboy and the Elephantmen

    Deadboy and the Elephantmen

    The enigmatic Deadboy and the Elephantmen steal the show from The Fiery Furnaces and Jen Cray files a police report.

  • Supersystem


    Always Never Again (Touch & Go). Review by Aaron Shaul.

  • The Terms

    The Terms

    Small Town Computer Crash (Maple Jam). Review by Andrew Ellis.

  • Sunset Valley

    Sunset Valley

    Goldbank 78 Stack (In Music We Trust). Review by Tim Wardyn.

  • Franz Ferdinand

    Franz Ferdinand

    Scottish band Franz Ferdinand made a special trip across the Atlantic for a live MTV taping at Orlando’s Hard Rock Live, and Jen Cray was there.

  • Hot Hot Heat

    Hot Hot Heat

    Canadian-bred Hot Hot Heat began their North American tour with an MTV live taping at Orlando’s Hard Rock Live. Jen Cray gives us a glimpse.

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