- Music Reviews
- August 19, 2019
Bully Pulpit. Review by Bob Pomeroy.
Generoso Fierro reviews Italian-English director Franco Rosso’s uncompromised masterpiece about racial tensions in late 70s London, Babylon, which arrives to US theaters for the first time on March 8th.
Groundbreaking all women reggae-infused punk group the Slits finally get the documentary treatment.
Money Maker (Studio One). Review by Bob Pomeroy.
50 Years of Reggae Music (VP Records ). Review by Scott Adams.
The history of teeny, tiny labels that launched some really big bands. Before the out-crowd became the in-crowd.
The English Beat, a division of the Two Tone Army, invades Firestone Live in Orlando, but it’s opening band Fishbone that emerges victorious.
Espoir / Live in Ouagadougou (Asthmatic Kitty). Review by Carl F Gauze
Phillip Haire catches up with ground-breaking punk band Bad Brains, with enigmatic front man H.R. on board, at a rare Orlando date.
Returning for two sold-out shows in Orlando on their annual Green 17 Tour, Flogging Molly gave Carl Gauze a reason to chug another Guinness.
The Rascals Have Returned (Geffen Records).
Trying to put the sprawling creative mess that is Jamaican music into order is a daunting task… until you realize that a lot of it sprang from Studio One. Scott Adams recaps several reissues from C.S. “Coxsone” Dodd’s pivotal recording studio.
End Civil Twilight (Free 4 Music BMI). Review by Carl F Gauze.
Panic in Babylon (Narnack). Review by Aaron Shaul.
Give ’em the Boot IV (Hellcat Records). Review by Carl F Gauze.
Home For An Island (Some Records). Review by Jen Cray.
Mazatlan (2024). Review by Aaron Shaul.
Light Up (Asian Man). Review by Aaron Shaul.
Calypso Heat (Victory). Review by Brian Kruger.