Sorrow & Smoke: Live at the Horseshoe Lounge (Music Road Records). Review by James Mann.
What It Sounds Like (Vol. 1) (Dualtone). Review by James Mann.
Look! Up in Chicago! Is it a Waco, a Mekon or a Pine Valley Cosmonaut? Rob Walsh straightens it all out with Jon Langford.
Folklore (Jetset). Review by Rob Walsh.
Terrible Hostess (Mint). Review by Rob Walsh.
In a chat with drummer Mark Ortmann, Sean Slone discovers why all the songs on The Bottle Rockets’ new album remain the Sahm.
Recently on Ink 19...
Small-town Grand Junction, Colorado, comes out in droves to Slamming Bricks 2023, as our beloved queer community event eclipses its beginnings to command its largest audience yet. Liz Weiss reviews the performance, a bittersweet farewell both to and from the Grand Valley’s most mouthy rebel organizer, Caleb Ferganchick.
This week, Christopher Long nearly fights a famed rock star in defense of his 1970s pin-up princess. To prove his point, Chris goes into his own garage and digs out his musty vinyl copy of the self-titled 1972 alt. country classic from Linda Ronstadt.
This week, cuddly curmudgeon Christopher Long finds himself feeling even older as he hobbles through a Florida flea market in pursuit of vinyl copies of the four infamous KISS solo albums — just in time to commemorate the set’s milestone 45th anniversary.