- Music Reviews
- July 5, 2022
Beja Power! Electric Soul and Brass from Sudan’s Red Sea Coast (Ostinato Records). Review by Bob Pomeroy.
There are several sounds that are most definitely British, and with their clear soaring female vocals and intimate indie pop sensibility, The Catenary Wires are a textbook example of one of them.
If you got The Nude Party to perform at your next get-together, it would be the kind of shindig that produces two marriages, three break-ups, and gossip for years to come.
Listening to Fantastic Negrito is like lifting the lid on a simmering pot to a wonderfully exotic yet very familiar blend of spices.
Australian singer/songwriter Pamela Claire discusses her eclectic roots.
The Corner. Review by Stacey Zering.
Thelma & the Sleaze wowed the crowd at Will’s Pub!
New Hope Chateau. Review by James Mann.
Ms. Etheridge is all-out solo in Mount Pocono, Pennsylvania. May Terry forgoes the Mount Airy Casino slots and blackjack tables to rock out at the great summerstage performance.
Pleasure to Meet You (Pocket Kid Records). Review by Jen Cray.
The ear-shattering beauty and wildly colorful spectacle of Muse overtakes Orlando, and Jen Cray.
The House of Mercy (House of Mercy Records). Review by James Mann.
Dead Sara (Pocket Kid / Fontana Universal). Review by Jen Cray.
Lady Gaga brings her Monster Ball Tour and the songs we all love to pretend we don’t love to a sold-out Orlando crowd. Even Jen Cray can’t help but dance.
Belgrade rocker Ana Popovic storms a castle in Italy.
For those in need of a concert that’s a little more theatrical than most, there’s Meat Loaf, served up with a side of Pearl. Jen Cray caught the Orlando date of the legendary rocker’s Hang Cool Teddy Bear Tour.
These days Juliette Lewis is more a musician who makes movies when she’s not touring than an actress who dabbles as a rockstar. Anyone who has seen her live show, as Jen Cray has, can attest to the validity of the stake she’s claimed on rock ‘n’ roll.
Roger Pike’s TV documentary investigates the deaths of famous celebrities, including Nicole Brown Simpson, Janis Joplin, Keith Moon, and Gianni Versace, among others. Carl F Gauze can’t stop staring.
Another inside Tell All about the Rolling Stones, the Grateful Dead, and the deadly Altamont Concert told by road manager Sam Cutler.
Jeff Schweers buries this morbid, creepy, gag-inducing yet glossy coffee table tome about dead rock stars, where they died, and their final resting places.
Y Not (Hip-O/UMe Records). Review by Matt Parish.