Tag: MC5

Meditations on Crime

Meditations on Crime

Print Reviews

Politics is Crime. Crime is Politics. Discuss… Carl F. Gauze reviews Meditations on Crime, the book half of Harper Simon’s super-collaborative art and music project.

Louder Than Love – The Grande Ballroom Story

Louder Than Love – The Grande Ballroom Story

Screen Reviews

Detroit in the 1960’s was a hard city going through hard times. The music that come out of Detroit was incubated at the Grande Ballroom. Wayne Kramer (MC5), Ted Nugent and many others remember the wild times.

Detroit Rock City

Print Reviews

The once vital city of Detroit gave us the auto industry and punk rock. Detroit Rock City shares the heights – and the depths – of the Motor City. James Mann says “Kick out the jams!”

Loop

Music Reviews

Heaven’s End/ Fade Out/ The World In Your Eyes/ A Gilded Eternity (Reactor/Revolver). Review by Matthew Moyer.

Loop

Music Reviews
Heaven's End/ Fade Out/ The World In Your Eyes/ A Gilded Eternity (Reactor/Revolver). Review by Matthew Moyer.

The Stooges: Head On

Print Reviews

Brett Callwood’s comprehensive book on the criminally overlooked Stooges doesn’t, this time, focus completely on Iggy Pop.

Patti Smith: Dream Of Life

Screen Reviews

Patti Smith is artfully captured over 11 years, showing America’s punk poet as mother, daughter, rebel, and widow. James Mann finds it a beautiful and captivating portrait of one of our greatest artists.

Noise: Fiction Inspired by Sonic Youth

Print Reviews

Peter Wild and a group of authors take on the challenge of making literature out of Sonic Youth’s noisy, chaotic, shimmering music. S D Green has some warnings for fans of Sonic Youth who may be intrigued.

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Henry V

Henry V

Archikulture Digest

Blood, guts, and kicking butt in France — it’s the age-old story of Shakespeare. Carl F. Gauze once again enjoys the salacious violence and complicated plot points of Henry V, in the moody dark of Orlando Shakes.

New Music Now 011: Nora O’Connor

New Music Now 011: Nora O’Connor

Features

On today’s New Music Now, Judy Craddock talks to our musical guest, Nora O’Connor, about her solo album, My Heart, and the captivating new music she’s listening to right now. Tune in for great music, and more ’90s references than you can shake a scrunchie at.

Big Time Gambling Boss

Big Time Gambling Boss

Screen Reviews

Writer Kazuo Kasahara and director Kôsaku Yamashita transcend genre conventions to create the memorable film Big Time Gambling Boss. Phil Bailey reviews.

Frank Bello

Frank Bello

Features

Frank Bello’s new memoir Fathers, Brothers, and Sons: Surviving Anguish, Abandonment, and Anthrax takes us from a New York childhood, to Anthrax stadium tours, to fatherhood with the charming informality of a conversation with an old friend. Then I’m Gone, Bello’s first solo EP, provides accompaniment. Joe Frietze reviews.