- Music Reviews
- December 8, 2021
17 Days in December (Orenda Records). Review by Bob Pomeroy.
Indulgence (Desperate Spirits). Review by Carl F. Gauze.
Technicolor (MonoMundo). Review by Bob Pomeroy.
Touch/Are You Alone (Bigmac Records). Review by Stacey Zering.
Before the Dawn. Review by Bob Pomeroy.
Uses For Humans . Review by Bob Pomeroy.
Unrepentant Geraldines (Mercury Classics). Review by Michelle Wilson.
Matthew Moyer unveils the secrets of this month’s 45 Grave.
May Terry awakens from a synth-pop slumber to enjoy the off-the-beaten path music of Sasha Siem at Le Poisson Rouge in NYC.
Banga (Columbia). Review by Carl F Gauze.
Gemma Ray slams one clever cultural retro-reference into another, all the while wielding her harmonies alongside the tones from her Gretsch — deliciously awry. At least that’s how May Terry hears it.
Conantus (Sacred Bones). Review by Jen Cray.
The Glitter End (Critical Heights ). Review by Matthew Moyer.
Grown Unknown (Jagjaguwar ). Review by Matthew Moyer.
Check Yo Ponytail Mixtape. Review by Carl F Gauze.
Songs for Other People (Holidays for Quince). Review by James Mann.
Innundir Skinni (One Little Indian). Review by Carl F Gauze.
No Snare (K Records). Review by Matthew Moyer.
Kairos (Dead Oceans). Review by Matthew Moyer.
Too young to be fully cognizant of the more embarrassing excesses of Gothic music over the past twenty years, the young Turks of NYC’s own Blacklist are, perhaps unwittingly, the best hope of redeeming Goth-metal. Fresh from a European tour complete with horned hotel antics, Blacklist frontman and provocateur Josh Strawn told Ink 19 all about how he learned to stop worrying and love Motorhead and Scott Walker equally.