Tag: Michael Jackson

Garage Sale Vinyl: Shalamar

Garage Sale Vinyl: Shalamar

Garage Sale Vinyl

This week Christopher Long channels John Hughes as he travels down Memory Lane, taking us on an eye-opening pre-high-school-graduation concert excursion in 1981. Along the way, he discovers a well-cared-for used LP copy of Three for Love, the 1980 R&B classic from Shalamar, for a buck.

Tommy Emmanuel

Tommy Emmanuel

Event Reviews

Tommy Emmanuel and opener Gareth Pearson captivated Orlando with a stunning acoustic performance. Michelle Wilson has the full recap.

Eddie Van Halen

Eddie Van Halen

Features

Eddie Van Halen was a gifted golden guitar god. His talent - immeasurable. His catalog of music - impeccable. And his legacy will live forever.

Einstein, Michael Jackson & Me

Einstein, Michael Jackson & Me

Print Reviews

Rock publicist Howard Bloom dishes the dirt on the all the big names in entertainment with an insider’s eye for the absurd. Review by Carl F. Gauze.

Dons of Disco

Screen Reviews

A lip-syncing scandal pits an American singer against an Italian male model over the legacy of 1980s ‘Italo Disco’ star Den Harrow.

Washed Out

Washed Out

Event Reviews

Washed Out wash over Orlando and Jen Cray is swept away on the acid wave.

letlive.

letlive.

Event Reviews

letlive. give a still healing Orlando, and Jen Cray , a reason to enjoy the night.

Janet Jackson

Event Reviews

Janet Jackson is pop music royalty and proved it in Orlando. Jen Cray can’t believe she witnessed it!

NKOTBSB

Event Reviews

New Kids on the Block and Backstreet Boys have joined forces to dominate the hearts of pop fans this summer. When the NKOTBSB Tour came through boy band capital of the world, Orlando, Jen Cray peeked in on the frenzy.

Boy George

Music Reviews

Ordinary Alien (Orchard/Decode ). Review by Carl F Gauze.

Bruno Mars

Music Reviews

It’s Better If You Don’t Understand (Elektra). Review by Robert Sutton.

Fela (Reissues!)

Music Reviews

Fela Kuti: Na Poi + Chop ‘N Quench (Knitting Factory). Review by Shelton Hull.

Beatles Deeper Undercover

Print Reviews

Does that sound like the Beatles to you? Author Kristofer Engelhardt delivers an updated version of his exhaustive 1998 guide, detailing the individual Beatles’ musical contributions to other artists’ recordings.

Rock The Bells

Event Reviews

Rock the Bells kicked off its 2009 hip-hop festival tour in Chicago – just two days after Michael Jackson’s sudden death. Chris Catania took in this year’s finest while ruminating on the psychology of a crowd in mourning.

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Screen Reviews

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Event Reviews

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Event Reviews

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Lorraine of the Lions

Screen Reviews

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