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Fela Kuti Lives

Fela Kuti Lives

Features

With over 40 albums and an unassailable legacy as the originator of one of Africa’s most popular and enduring sounds, the job of curating Fela Kuti’s catalog for the 21st century is a difficult and enviable task. Ink 19 dives into the Knitting Factory’s Chop n’ Quench, Fela’s first nine albums re-released, and gives a heads up on the Na Poi set of albums due to drop on May 11.

Fela Kuti Lives

Features
With over 40 albums and an unassailable legacy as the originator of one of Africa's most popular and enduring sounds, the job of curating Fela Kuti's catalog for the 21st century is a difficult and enviable task. Ink 19 dives into the Knitting Factory's Chop n' Quench, Fela's first nine albums re-released, and gives a heads up on the Na Poi set of albums due to drop on May 11.
Betty Davis

Betty Davis

Music Reviews

Is It Love or Desire? (Light In The Attic Records). Review by Carl F Gauze.

Gospel According to Al Green

Gospel According to Al Green

Screen Reviews

Robert Mugge’s documentary about Al Green’s tragedy-strewn return to the Church is given the deluxe 25th Anniversary DVD treatment. Can Scott Adams get an amen?

King Kahn & the Shrines

King Kahn & the Shrines

Event Reviews

King Kahn & the Shrines stood out, to Phillip Haire , as a key performer at Florida’s inaugural Harvest of Hope Festival.

Pat Wilson of Weezer

Pat Wilson of Weezer

Interviews

Thanks to a Dark Night of freelance unemployment that brought her Weezer, Gail Worley brings Ink 19 an interview with Pat Wilson , who totally rocks.

Young @ Heart

Young @ Heart

Screen Reviews

I hope I die before I get old? Not a chance, sez Carl F Gauze , after seeing a chorus of retirees give their all belting out numbers by Talking Heads, James Brown, and the Ramones.

Maceo Parker

Maceo Parker

Music Reviews

Roots and Grooves (Heads Up International). Review by Cindy Barrymore.

Oscar Peterson

Oscar Peterson

Features

Jazz luminary Oscar Peterson has died at age 82 in Toronto. James Mann looks at the legendary pianist.

Supagroup

Supagroup

Interviews

The high-octane fumes swirling from the Rock Powerhouse that is Supagroup are enough to give anyone a dancing fit. Gail Worley investigates the volatiles emanating from this Alaska-via-Louisiana conflagration.

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Hell High

Hell High

Screen Reviews

Forgotten ’80s horror film Hell High returns on Blu-ray from Arrow. Phil Bailey reviews.