- Staff Picks
- July 23, 2021
Big Whoop. Review by Julius C. Lacking.
Bruised Music Volume One (Grave Mistake/Toxic Pop Records). Review by Jen Cray.
No Wonder We Prefer the Dark (Paper + Plastick). Review by Jen Cray.
Surfer Blood stole the headlining spot right out from under tour mates The Pains of Being Pure at Heart for a semi-hometown Orlando gig, but Jen Cray doesn’t think that they earned it.
Off With Their Heads slays an early afternoon crowd in Orlando.
Teenage Bottlerocket may just be one more example of the great influence that The Ramones have had on music, but Jen Cray didn’t come to judge.
The Smoking Popes remind us of a time when Pop/Punk wasn’t an insult, and bands didn’t have to try so hard to be cool. The recently reunited Chicago band brought their sounds to Orlando and Jen Cray checked in for the fun.
What’s the difference between young bands and old bands, and why would you want to be one and not the other? Lynn Wallace talks to Allister and finds out.
Not Economically Viable (Thick). Review by Jen Cray.
This is Unity Music (Hopeless). Review by Liza Hearon.
The iconoclastic punk rocker and former leader of Screeching Weasel, Ben Weasel offers up his first non-fiction collection. Troy Jewell takes a look.
Welcome To Splitsville! (The Music Cartel). Review by Kurt Channing.
Somewhere In America (Fearless). Review by Brian Kruger.