- Music Reviews
- December 13, 2019
Blue Eyed Soul (BMG Rights Management (UK) Ltd). Review by Jeremy Glazier.
Operating in a genre dominated by paint-by-numbers R&B, Zaki Ibrahim paints soul — outside the lines — with a purple paint brush. S D Green talks to the emergent Canadian soulstress about globalism in her sound, the unlikely influence of Tom Waits, and why critics refuse to believe Canadian artists have soul.
Editors remind Orlando audiences that it was the UK that birthed their brand of darkly deep indie rock. Jen Cray couldn’t help but wonder if they were ripping off Joy Division, or Interpol’s interpretation of Joy Division.
The Anonymous EP (Self-Released). Review by Chris Catania.
No, Not Me, Never (Stolen Transmission). Review by Jen Cray.
Monument to the Masses (Virgin). Review by Jen Cray.
Pretty Girls Make Graves, along with The Joggers and Giant Drag, give Orlando an early bird special. Jen Cray indulges.
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.
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.
The Flesh (Gern Blandsten). Review by Aaron Shaul.
Wolves With Pretty Lips (Suicide Squeeze). Review by Aaron Shaul.
Poster Children,No More Songs about Sleep and Fire,Hidden Agenda,Troy Jewell
No More Songs About Sleep and Fire (Hidden Agenda). Review by Troy Jewell.
A Complete Arsenal (Sound Virus). Review by Aaron Shaul.
Enon took the stage at Revolver in Miami, FL for an outstanding, yet completely unappreciated show. Except for Dylan Garret. He gets it.
Your Neu Favourite Band (Narnack). Review by Aaron Shaul.
Give Up (Sub Pop). Review by Carl Glaser.
Make Up the Breakdown (Sub Pop). Review by Ian Koss.
Knock Knock Knock EP (Sub Pop). Review by Ian Koss.