- Music Reviews
- November 23, 2020
Classic Diamonds (Capitol Records). Review by Christopher Long.
Sound Salvation is resurrected with a howlingly good Halloween playlist that will weak the dead at your All Hallow’s Eve bash.
DeVotchKa brings their strange Vegas-gypsy sounds to the masses at Colorado’s Mesa Theater.
Merchandise makes Gainesville, and Matthew Moyer, swoon like teenagers at an early ’90s Morrissey concert… and that’s a very, very good thing.
Too young to be fully cognizant of the more embarrassing excesses of Gothic music over the past twenty years, the young Turks of NYC’s own Blacklist are, perhaps unwittingly, the best hope of redeeming Goth-metal. Fresh from a European tour complete with horned hotel antics, Blacklist frontman and provocateur Josh Strawn told Ink 19 all about how he learned to stop worrying and love Motorhead and Scott Walker equally.
Happy Mondays and Psychedelic Furs rock an Orlando audience filled with aging Gen-Xers, and all is well.
How To Walk Away (Ye Olde Records). Review by Laura Pontillo.
Stop Heartbeat (Common Wall Media). Review by Matthew Moyer.
Reach the Stars (Planet XOX). Review by Kyrby Raine.
Gail Worley makes her Type O Negative trifecta by speaking with Peter Steele. The new record is discussed, as well as Peter’s trailblazing work in the pages of Playgirl, and his no-longer secret fetish for ’80s new wave and show tunes.
Too melodic for punk, too gritty for "new wave" — The Psychedelic Furs are a hard band to pigeonhole, which makes them that much more rewarding. Steve Stav speaks with legendary frontman Richard Butler.
I Duel Sioux and the Ale of Autumn (Grand Theft Autumn Records). Review by Randall J. Stephens.
6 1/2 (Pattern 25). Review by Ian Koss.
Marrying British psychedelia to American jangle pop and roots music may sound like an odd combination, but this band’s heartfelt dedication and songcraft makes it work. Terry Eagan makes a call on The Red Telephone, and singer/guitarist Matt Hutton answers.
The Go-Go’s, with the Psychedelic Furs, at the Lakewood Amphitheater in Atlanta, GA on July 19, 2000. Concert review and photos by Phil Bailey.