Rogue Cops and Racketeers: Two Crime Thrillers from Enzo G. Castellari (The Big Racket & The Heroin Busters)
- Screen Reviews
- May 27, 2022
A pair of Eurocrime thrillers from Enzo G. Castellari get respect with a gritty new Blu-ray.
Credo (Wall of Sound). Review by Carl F Gauze.
Bedroom Madness (Noise Pop). Review by Matthew Moyer.
The Five Ghosts (Vagrant). Review by Sean Slone.
Book of Love, Lullabye, Candy Carol, Lovebubble (Noble Rot). Review by Scott Adams.
Killer Lake (Infintesmal). Review by Matthew Moyer.
Love Comes Close (Matador). Review by Kiran Aditham.
Magic Love and Dreams. Review by Matthew Moyer.
Two similar and familiar bands collided as The Faint and Ladytron shared a co-headlining bill that included a pair of sold-out stops in New York City. With more black attire and keyboards than one could count, the two acts offered career-spanning setlists filled with their distinctive synth-pop, post-punk and new-wave sounds. Kiran Aditham witnessed night two of the dark, dancefloor delights for himself.
Frontman/shirtless sex symbol/small-town boy Scott Blonde discusses the Bay Area band’s scandalous past – and future – in a candid interview with Steve Stav.
City (Mute Records ). Review by Matthew Moyer.
Ever wonder where those electronic squiggles in old Science Fiction films came from? Ever wonder about the first bands to abandon guitars for electronic instruments? Two new films from Plexfilm show you how Robert Moog taught circuits to sing and how British pop bands put those sounds on the pop charts. Bob Pomeroy sings the body electric.
The Answer, Lost Patterns (Spundae, Pleasurecraft). Review by Ben Varkentine.
Dylan Garret chats with Dan Geller of I Am The World Trade Center about dance music, DJing, downloads, and how New York City needs to stop being so damned expensive already. All this and more, with less questions about the band’s name than you’ve come to expect. Well, okay, just one. But it’s a good one.
Pleasure Vibrations (eenie meenie). Review by Ben “We have Moog synthisizers. We could kill you from here.” Varkentine.
Street Vernacular (555). Review by Ben Varkentine.
Revisited (Pnuma). Review by Gail Worley.
David Lee Beowulf finally meets up with Scotland’s finest, The Rezillos. His life is now complete.
Or (Emperor Norton). Review by Matthew Moyer.