Tag: S D Green

Mice Parade

Interviews

Adam Pierce, head mouseketeer in the rhythm-heavy, fuzz-laden collective known as Mice Parade, chats with Ink 19 about his process – and lack thereof.

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.

Gaby Moreno

Interviews

Hitting the road with Ani DiFranco as a follow-up to her national touring debut with no less a superstar than Tracy Chapman , Gaby Moreno will have to follow-up her debut album, Still the Unknown with a title more befitting her potential breakout. She’s already got some surprises up her sleeve for the second act.

Steal This Music

Print Reviews

In light of the recent charges levied against Jammie Thomas-Rasset in the RIAA’s case against her, we’ve unearthed this review on Steal This Music, a book concerning the history of copyright in music.

Noise: Fiction Inspired by Sonic Youth

Print Reviews

Peter Wild and a group of authors take on the challenge of making literature out of Sonic Youth’s noisy, chaotic, shimmering music. S D Green has some warnings for fans of Sonic Youth who may be intrigued.

Watchmen

Print Reviews

Zack Snyder’s cinematic version of Alan Moore’s ground breaking graphic novel is about to hit theaters. Moore wants nothing to do with it. S D Green offers a review of the source material that proved a landmark moment in comic book history, and that has many fans divided about the upcoming adaptation.

Bee Thousand

Print Reviews

The 33 1/3 series has produced some great essay books exploring some of rock’s most iconic albums. S D Green finally gets around to Marc Woodworth’s commendable attempt to make sense of Guided by Voices’ shambolic classic, Bee Thousand.

J Dilla

Music Reviews

Ruff Draft (Stones Throw). Review by S D Green.

Illa J

Music Reviews

Yancey Boys (Delicious Vinyl). Review by S D Green.

Pink Floyd: The Black Strat

Print Reviews

The guitar is the iconic symbol of rock music’s sex, rebellion, and power. Pink Floyd: The Black Strat is a new book about one of Dave Gilmour’s primary instruments – his black Stratocaster. S D Green explores whether the book conjures any of the instrument’s magic by uncovering its underpinnings.

A Wished-For Song

Print Reviews

Merri Cyr tries to catch lightning in a camera lens in this re-issue of her 2002 scrapbook of intimate reflections on legendary musician Jeff Buckley. S D Green wonders if Buckley was ever really here at all.

Kites

Music Reviews

You and I in the Kaleidoscope (Unsigned). Review by S D Green.

Door of No Return

Screen Reviews

A serviceable documentary of a working band in creative transition, Door of No Return misses an opportunity to explore the history of one of the most intriguing reggae bands of all time, Steel Pulse.

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The Shootist

The Shootist

Screen Reviews

John Wayne’s final movie sees the cowboy actor go out on a high note, in The Shootist, one of his best performances.

HEALTH

HEALTH

Event Reviews

HEALTH continue their mission to make everyone love each other, bringing their RAT-BASED WARFARE TOUR to the Mile High City, where Steven Cruse gets to be a very lucky middle-aged industrial fanboy.