• Tommy Emmanuel

    Tommy Emmanuel

    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

    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

    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

    Dons of Disco

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

  • Doctor Demento Covered in Punk

    Doctor Demento Covered in Punk

    Doctor Demento Covered in Punk (Demented Punk Records). Review by Carl F Gauze.

  • Washed Out

    Washed Out

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

  • letlive.

    letlive.

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

  • Rock Connections: The Complete Family Tree of Rock ‘n’ Roll

    Rock Connections: The Complete Family Tree of Rock ‘n’ Roll

    Bruno MacDonald aims for a paper wiki of rock history, showing the connections that casual fans might miss, in this interesting take on the history of rock ‘n’ roll.

  • Bruno Mars

    Bruno Mars

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

  • Fela (Reissues!)

    Fela (Reissues!)

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

  • Beatles Deeper Undercover

    Beatles Deeper Undercover

    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

    Rock The Bells

    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.

  • Pop Levi

    Pop Levi

    How do you dethrone the “King of Pop”? Let the current king disappear to Bahrain and get sued for $7 million by an Arab sheik; take your kaleidoscopic and playful songs to California’s Westlake Studios where Michael Jackson recorded Thriller; or simply be a boy named Pop. Pop Levi goes 2 of 3 and emerges with Never Never Love, an album shot through with the ghosts of Prince, MJ, and R. Kelly. S D Green and the musical shape-shifter talk the process of Pop.

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