- Music Reviews
- October 26, 2021
Sonic Earth (Glacial Movements). Review by Carl F. Gauze.
The Blanco Sessions (Cow Island Music). Review by James Mann.
The Wolf You Feed (Volcom). Review by Jen Cray.
Brett Callwood’s comprehensive book on the criminally overlooked Stooges doesn’t, this time, focus completely on Iggy Pop.
Raw Power Live: In the Hands of the Fans (MVD Visual). Review by James Mann.
A fascinating look at the melding of three seemingly disparate artists during a brief period of time that resulted in some of the most influential music to come out of the Seventies.
Many have called them the first punk band. Others insist they were the first “grunge” act. Regardless of their place in rock’s family tree, The Sonics’ influence has reached as far as Nirvana and The White Stripes. Recently reunited after 40 years apart, New Year’s Eve found The Sonics playing a homecoming show. Steve Stav was there to capture all their furious glory.
Bruno MacDonald aims for a paper wiki of rock history, showing the connections that casual fans might miss, in this interesting take on the history of rock ‘n’ roll.
GG Allin, bad boy of punk rock, terrorized audiences in Boston and Seattle. You’re going to want to clean your tongue after this one.
Slash [Deluxe Edition] (EMI). Review by Joe Frietze.
The Fallen resembles Akira Kurosawa’s Rashomon, trying to get at the story of The Fall by letting everyone tell their conflicting versions of the band’s true story. And by everyone, Matthew Moyer means EVERYONE.
Midnight of the Century (Wierd). Review by Matthew Moyer.
Even with only two original members remaining, New York Dolls still dazzle, as Jen Cray discovered at a recent Orlando show.
Bus flu and pesky amateur photogs can’t keep The Pretenders from rocking the Taft Theatre on their first extensive headlining tour since 2003. Sean Slone keeps tally.
Dreamtime (Collector’s Choice). Review by Carl F Gauze.
Pale Moon Gang (Fast Loose). Review by Jen Cray.
Rip your shirt off and check out Iggy Pop‘s shake appeal… Scott Adams tells Ink 19 The Stooges are really big in Belgium right now.
When Gothic godfather (oh stop it) Peter Murphy swept into Jacksonville on the 4th of July with a bag full of hits and Bauhaus classics, Matthew Moyer dropped his bottle rockets and went to check out the REAL fiireworks.
Driving guitars need a driving beat, and for almost 50 years, two Taylors have pounded the skins for the world’s greatest instrumental band, The Ventures.
Steve Stav talks to Leon Taylor about the band’s Hall of Fame induction, touring in Japan, their upcoming 50th anniversary, and his father’s musical legacy.
The Redwalls (Mad Dragon). Review by Jen Cray.