Tag: Illinois

Staind

Event Reviews

Staind challenges the foundation of Chicago’s Congress Theater. Cindy Barrymore dons her helmet and boots and marches deep into the trenches.

Nada Surf

Event Reviews

Brittany Sturges joins hundreds of Philadelphians at the Trocadero, all champing at the bit to see Nada Surf. Who says there are no second acts in American life?

The Teeth

Music Reviews

You’re My Lover Now (Park The Van). Review by Jen Cray.

Illinois

Interviews

Pennsylvania’s best-kept secret, a little band called Illinois , is about to go out on a large-scale U.S. tour with The Kooks. Their EP is one of Jen Cray’s latest mailbox treasures, so she called up singer/songwriter Chris Archibald for a chat.

Illinois

Music Reviews

What The Hell Do I Know? (Ace Fu). Review by Jen Cray.

Mathlete

Interviews

The Mathlete theorem states that 2 guys + a 4 track recorder = lo-fi indie pop masterpieces. Andrew Chadwick learns the new math from professors Michael Downey and Dan Marsden.

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What This Comedian Said Will Shock You

What This Comedian Said Will Shock You

Print Reviews

With his latest book, What This Comedian Said Will Shock You, celebrated stand-up Jedi Bill Maher “shocks” readers by doing the most outrageous, unthinkable, and socially unacceptable thing imaginable: he speaks rationally, logically, and objectively.

Gasoline Lollipops

Gasoline Lollipops

Features

Gasoline Lollipops’ newest single, “Freedom Don’t Come Easy,” is today’s mother lovin’ punk rock folk anthem.

Basket Case

Basket Case

Screen Reviews

Frank Henenlotter’s gory grindhouse classic Basket Case looks as grimy as the streets of Times Square, and that is one of the film’s greatest assets. Arrow Video gives this unlikely candidate a welcome fresh release.

Jimmy Failla

Jimmy Failla

Event Reviews

Despite the Mother’s Day factor, hundreds of fervent, faithful followers still flocked to Orlando’s famed Plaza Live to catch an earlybird set from Jimmy Failla — one of the hottest names on today’s national comedy scene.

Lonnie Walker

Lonnie Walker

Features

Ink 19 readers get an early listen and look at “Cool Sparkling Water,” a new single from Lonnie Walker.

Los Lobos

Los Lobos

Event Reviews

Jeremy Glazier has a bucket list day at a Los Lobos 50th Anniversary show in Davenport, Iowa.

Always… Patsy Cline

Always… Patsy Cline

Archikulture Digest

Carl F. Gauze reviews the not-quite one-woman show, Always… Patsy Cline, based on the true story of Cline’s friendship with Louise Seger, who met the star in l961 and corresponded with Cline until her death.