- Music Reviews
- August 22, 2019
Sound City (Burger Records). Review by Bob Pomeroy.
A woman and her playwright can’t decide on a through line.
Dublin musicians meet, fall in love, and try to crack the big time in music.
Federico GarcÃa Lorca’s Rural Trilogy comes to life as a musical.
Black Beauty (High Moon). Review by Carl F Gauze.
A man with Asperger’s syndrome looks high and low for a woman to love as we learn about the details of his condition.
Proto-type Theater, a performance troupe based in Brooklyn, NY and Lancaster, England, revisits themes of love, death, and fame seen through the prism of Bonnie and Clyde in Third Person (Redux).
A young woman enters the constricted world of a small diner and changes the owner’s life in this European film. Carl F Gauze finds the beauty amongst varying shades of gray.
Out Here + False Start (Collectors’ Choice). Review by Jessica Whittington.
Yosuga (Jagjaguwar). Review by Aaron Shaul.
God Save the Clientele (Merge). Review by Aaron Shaul.
Love, Loss, Hope, Repeat (Vanguard). Review by Andrew Ellis.
Carousel Waltz (5RC). Review by Aaron Shaul.
Why Don’t We Talk About Something Else (Rainbow Quartz). Review by Aaron Shaul.
A documentary about the author of “Story of O”, the controversial novel about sadomasochism. Carl F Gauze unwraps the plain brown wrapper.
The Forever Changes Concert (Snapper). Review by Stein Haukland.
"LA Song" soul-rocker Beth Hart took a tumble a few years ago; she’s now resurfaced with a remarkably powerful new CD, Leave The Light On. Steve Stav takes turns on the couch with the singer-songwriter in a revealing — and therapeutic — interview.
Brazilian Psychedelic Music (Normal). Review by Bill Campbell.
Those expecting a sci-fi shootout — or simply a glimpse of George Clooney’s ass — might be disappointed with Steven Soderbergh’s remake of Solaris. But Chad Perman finds that a deeper look reveals one of the finest films of the year.
Welcome Black (Smile). Review by Matt Cibula.