- Music Reviews
- October 19, 2020
Axiom (Ropeadope/ Stretch Music). Review by Bob Pomeroy.
An astonishingly cynical and realistic view of how (not) to make it in Rock and Roll. Told from a European perspective, in German, Mit Untertiteln.
Magica (Niji Entertainment Group). Review by Carl F Gauze.
In a top secret press conference, Napster founder Shawn Fanning at last revealed the beleaguered file-swapping service’s business model. Ink 19’s Carl F. Gauze was there.
Thinking of taking a shot at the big time? Ready to sell your soul? Well, first read the account of The Rosenbergs’ David Fagin.
Don’t stop now! There’s still plenty more music business horrors to be told by The Rosenbergs’ David Fagin.
From personal minutia to world events, Carl F. Gauze looks back on 2001.
James Mann attempts to run Windex over the clouded eyes of today’s youth.
Carl F. Gauze offers you a quick and dirty guide to the 8-track of the new age.
The Rosenbergs seemed poised for all the perks life in the majors can offer. After being touted as the best unsigned bands in America, the majors were sniffing around, and the band was offered a chance to appear on USA Network’s Farmclub show. Then they made waves by rejecting the majors, exposing Farmclub’s shifty business practices, and entering into an unusual alliance with Napster. What almost got lost in the process is the fact that The Rosenbergs are a damn fine power pop band, which they’re proving with their new album, Mission: You. Sean Slone discusses the music and the industry with singer/songwriter David Fagin.
Did you know that back in the day, the Marvelous 3’s Butch Walker was an ad rep for Ink 19? It’s true! But now he’s the frontman for the popular Atlanta-based rockers, and is sharing his philosophy on rock n’ roll in the Information Age with Andrea Thompson.
Julio Diaz brings you an in-depth interview with Smithereens frontman turned New Jersey Reform Party candidate for the U.S. Senate, Pat DiNizio. In this extensive interview, DiNizio discusses the issues that led him to run, his thoughts on the Internet, and much more.