Tag: Julio Diaz

Halloween 2020

Halloween 2020

Sound Salvation

Sound Salvation is resurrected with a howlingly good Halloween playlist that will weak the dead at your All Hallow’s Eve bash.

Four-Letter Words

Four-Letter Words

Sound Salvation

No need to worry about offending delicate sensibilities with this playlist. We’re not talking about profanity, so just take the title at face value.

2020 on Fire

2020 on Fire

Sound Salvation

Sound Salvation takes on current events with a playlist addressing the current fight for racial and social justice in America and the battles playing out in the streets in the aftermath of the death of George Floyd.

Covid-19

Covid-19

Sound Salvation

It’s a perfect time to bring Sound Salvation to a wider audience via the Internet, albeit in a different form.

They Might Be Giants

They Might Be Giants

Event Reviews

They Might Be Giants returned to Vinyl Music Hall in Pensacola for an early stop on the tour behind the band’s latest album, “I Like Fun.” Of course, Julio Diaz was there.

Editor’s Choice: The Top 19 of 2002

Features

Julio Diaz didn’t review as many albums in 2002 as he should have, but that doesn’t mean he wasn’t listening. Here are his picks for the year’s best.

Small Town Punk

Print Reviews

John L. Sheppard’s darkly funny take on life as a disaffected teen in early-‘80s west central Florida, Small Town Punk hits pretty close to home for Tampa native Julio Diaz…

Nerf Herder

Interviews

Scoring Buffy, hangin’ with ‘Nsync, picking up interstellar babes and new wave girls… all in a day’s work for the men of Nerf Herder. Julio Diaz attempts to run an extensive interview with singer Parry Grip in less than 12 parsecs.

Crash Pad

Music Reviews

High Gain Villains (self-released). Review by Julio Diaz.

Mouthing Off

Print Reviews

Rock stars say the darndest things, and John D. Luerssen has collected a sampling of the darndest of them all in his new book, Mouthing Off. Julio Diaz has some comments of his own.

Letter-Ary Treasures

Features

As They Might Be Giants sang, “you never know what you’ll find when you open up your letterbox.” Here’s a sampling of what’s come in to the Ink 19 virtual letterboxÖ

Tenacious D

Event Reviews

Tenacious D with Greasepaint at the House of Blues in Orlando, FL on April 2, 2002. Concert review and photos by Julio Diaz.

Wantootreefaw!

Features

Dee Dee Ramone passed away June 5 at the age of 49. Julio Diaz offers a Ramones-style tribute.

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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.

Lorraine of the Lions

Lorraine of the Lions

Screen Reviews

A lady Tarzan and her gorilla have a rough time adapting to high society in Lorraine of the Lions (1925), one of four silent films on Accidentally Preserved: Volume 5, unleashed by Ben Model and Undercrank Productions, with musical scores by Jon C. Mirsalis.