Tag: Miles Davis

The Flaming Lips

Event Reviews

A three-ring psychedelic circus took place at the House of Blues, with Wayne Coyne of The Flaming Lips as the ringmaster. Jeff Schweers watched it all from the rafters.

Thelonious Monk

Music Reviews

The Definitive Thelonious Monk on Prestige and Riverside (Concord Music Group). Review by Scott Adams.

The Secret Life of Glenn Gould

Print Reviews

It wasn’t all Bach and hypochondria in the life of mercurial pianist Glenn Gould. Shelton Hull finds this new biography awash in details of the great musician’s love life and other psychological insights.

Fela Kuti Lives

Features

With over 40 albums and an unassailable legacy as the originator of one of Africa’s most popular and enduring sounds, the job of curating Fela Kuti’s catalog for the 21st century is a difficult and enviable task. Ink 19 dives into the Knitting Factory’s Chop n’ Quench, Fela’s first nine albums re-released, and gives a heads up on the Na Poi set of albums due to drop on May 11.

Fela Kuti Lives

Features
With over 40 albums and an unassailable legacy as the originator of one of Africa's most popular and enduring sounds, the job of curating Fela Kuti's catalog for the 21st century is a difficult and enviable task. Ink 19 dives into the Knitting Factory's Chop n' Quench, Fela's first nine albums re-released, and gives a heads up on the Na Poi set of albums due to drop on May 11.

Betty Davis

Music Reviews

Nasty Gal (Light in the Attic Records). Review by Carl F Gauze.

ZE Records

Interviews

Kicking off Ink 19’s new series, Labels We Love, S D Green talks to ZE Records co-founder Michel Esteban about defining a sound and establishing a label during New York’s 1970s creative zeitgeist, and the resurrection of the label that was once home to Lydia Lunch, Suicide, and Kid Creole & the Coconuts.

Saxophone Colossus: Sonny Rollins

Screen Reviews

Idiosyncratic and in relentless pursuit of perfection, Sonny Rollins cut a swath through jazz music that has yet to fade out. Scott Adams examines this documentary of his musical achievements.

NOMO

Music Reviews

Invisible Cities (Ubiquity). Review by Aaron Shaul.

Zaki Ibrahim

Interviews

Operating in a genre dominated by paint-by-numbers R&B, Zaki Ibrahim paints soul – outside the lines – with a purple paint brush. S D Green talks to the emergent Canadian soulstress about globalism in her sound, the unlikely influence of Tom Waits, and why critics refuse to believe Canadian artists have soul.

Pat Wilson of Weezer

Interviews

Thanks to a Dark Night of freelance unemployment that brought her Weezer, Gail Worley brings Ink 19 an interview with Pat Wilson , who totally rocks.

Peanut Butter Wolf

Event Reviews

Chris Catania files a report from the Chicago stop of the hip-hoptastic Bounce Tour, featuring N.W.A. alumni and pop culture junkies-turned-rappers- like Madlib- alike. And of course, tour headliner and organizer, dj Peanut Butter Wolf.

Dennis Dunaway

Interviews

Dennis Dunaway was the bassist, songwriter and more in one of the greatest bands of the ’70s, the Alice Cooper Group. He talks with Matt Parish about those heady years, Frank Zappa and life after the Billion Dollar Babies.

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Best of Five

Best of Five

Screen Reviews

Not everyone can be excited by blocks spinning on a screen, but if you are, Ian Koss recommends you pay attention to Best of Five.

CAKE

CAKE

Event Reviews

Jeremy Glazier shoots a CAKE headline show at McGrath Amphitheater.