- Print Reviews
- September 21, 2020
Akashic Books Noir series stops in Addis Ababa for some stories about the dark side of Ethiopia. The stories blend myth, history, memory and regret related to dealing with the county’s traumatic recent past.
White Crosses (Sire). Review by Jen Cray.
Tragically, The Knack‘s career has come to a close with the passing of frontman/ songwriter/ guitarist Doug Fieger on Valentine’s Day 2010. Steve Stav remembers the man, resurrecting this interview conducted for Ink 19 a few days after Fieger’s 53rd birthday in 2005.
For Your Entertainment (RCA Music Group). Review by Christopher Long.
With their latest release, Tri-Polar, Sick Puppies’ luck and perseverance begins to pay off with big-league success. Bassist Emma Anzai gives Ink 19 the dish on craigslist, the glamorous rock and roll lifestyle, and why you should never skimp on vitamins.
Good Views, Bad News (SideOneDummy). Review by Jen Cray.
Jen Cray is delighted to report that Green Day has morphed into an unstoppable rock ‘n’ roll band, capable of holding entire arenas of fans in the palm of its collective sweaty hand. Whether you believe it or not is up to you.
Dream Home (No Idea). Review by Jen Cray.
Fallen From the Sky and Static Radio woke up Orlando — and Jen Cray — for an afternoon punk show at the newly relocated Will’s Pub.
An enthusiastic Hot Water Music set fails to revive a House of Blues audience left in the lurch by a no-show Naked Raygun.
Broadway Calls (Adeline). Review by Carl F Gauze.
Greatest Hits Vol. 1 (RemLo Productions). Review by Jen Cray.
An Evening of Bad Decisions (Black Numbers). Review by Jen Cray.
Pale Moon Gang (Fast Loose). Review by Jen Cray.
The Van’s Warped Tour may still be selling out shows all over the country after 14 years of wreaking havoc in the summertime, but Jen Cray wonders where the innovative music has gone.
Race to the Finish (Self Released). Review by Kyrby Raine.
Teenage Bottlerocket may just be one more example of the great influence that The Ramones have had on music, but Jen Cray didn’t come to judge.
Wet Sounds (Urban Cheese). Review by Jen Cray.
Volume 6 (Planetary Group LLC). Review by Tim Wardyn.