Tag: Joan Jett

Suzi Moon

Suzi Moon

Music Reviews

Call the Shots (Pirates Press Records). Review by Bob Pomeroy.

Fea

Fea

Music Reviews

No Novelties (Blackheart Records). Review by Laura Pontillo.

This Hard Land

This Hard Land

Features

Two artists look at fathers and sons - Doug Hoekstra experiences Springsteen on Broadway.

Styx and REO Speedwagon

Styx and REO Speedwagon

Event Reviews

Three of rock’s most iconic 70s brands united recently in Tampa, FL for a night of non-stop, fist-pumping classics. Christopher Long was, of course, there.

Big Eyes

Big Eyes

Music Reviews

Stake My Claim (Don Giovanni Records). Review by Jen Cray.

Boytoy

Boytoy

Music Reviews

Grackle (Paper Cup). Review by Jen Cray.

Melissa Etheridge

Melissa Etheridge

Event Reviews

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.

Dead Sara

Music Reviews

Dead Sara (Pocket Kid / Fontana Universal). Review by Jen Cray.

Jonathan Richman

Event Reviews

Literally dancing with bells on, legendary songwriter Jonathan Richman delighted Orlando fans with an acoustic show that felt more like a poetry reading than a typical night at The Social.

Permanence

Print Reviews

Kip Fulbeck’s Permanence examines tattoos as a means toward self discovery. Every piece of ink has a story and it all adds up to who we are as people. Jen Cray could barely finish the book before adding a fresh layer of ink to her body.

The Dollyrots

Event Reviews

The Dollyrots and Suffrajett conquer a small crowd in Orlando, Jen Cray included.

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Ani DiFranco

Ani DiFranco

Event Reviews

This fall, Ani DiFranco brought new Righteous Babe labelmate Kristen Ford to Iowa City, where Jeremy Glazier enjoyed an incredible evening of artistry.

Garage Sale Vinyl: Ian Hunter

Garage Sale Vinyl: Ian Hunter

Garage Sale Vinyl

This week Christopher Long grabs a bag of bargain vinyl from a flea market in Mount Dora, Florida — including You’re Never Alone with a Schizophrenic, the classic 1979 LP from Ian Hunter.

Archive Archaeology

Archive Archaeology

Archive Archaeology

Bob Pomeroy gets into four Radio Rarities from producer Zev Feldman for Record Store Day with great jazz recordings from Wes Montgomery, Les McCann, Cal Tjader, and Ahmad Jamal.

Archive Archaeology: Phil Alvin

Archive Archaeology: Phil Alvin

Archive Archaeology

Bob Pomeroy digs into Un “Sung Stories” (1986, Liberation Hall), Blasters’ frontman Phil Alvin’s American Roots collaboration with Sun Ra and his Arkestra, the Dirty Dozen Brass Band, and New Orleans saxman Lee Allen.

A Darker Shade of Noir

A Darker Shade of Noir

Print Reviews

Roi J. Tamkin reviews A Darker Shade of Noir, fifteen new stories from women writers completely familiar with the horrors of owning a body in a patriarchal society, edited by Joyce Carol Oates.

Garage Sale Vinyl: The Time

Garage Sale Vinyl: The Time

Garage Sale Vinyl

Feeling funky this week, Christopher Long gets his groove on while discovering a well-cared-for used vinyl copy of one of his all-time R&B faves: Ice Cream Castle, the classic 1984 LP from The Time, for just a couple of bucks.

Lkhagvadulam Purev-Ochir

Lkhagvadulam Purev-Ochir

Interviews

During AFI Fest 2023, Lily and Generoso interviewed director Lkhagvadulam Purev-Ochir, whose impressive debut feature, City of Wind, carefully examines the juxtaposition between the identity of place and tradition against the powers of modernity in contemporary Mongolia.