Tag: The Format

Bad Bad Meow

Bad Bad Meow

Staff Picks

Rick Rubin and Steve Albini Had Nothing To Do With This Record (Bad Bad Bad). Review by Julius C. Lacking.

Rainer Maria

Interviews

Brooklyn, NY threesome Rainer Maria have spent the better part of the last year taking their sweet sounds all across the country. At their Orlando stop, they invited Jen Cray backstage for a chat.

The Format

Event Reviews

The ambitious sounds of The Format are Pet Sounds-era The Beach Boys for the Fall Out Boy audience. Unorthodox instrumentation, perfectly crafted melodies, and beautiful vocals that have the slightest hint of modern day emo whine, but not enough to make Jen Cray cringe.

Motion City Soundtrack

Event Reviews

Everything is alright when Motion City Soundtrack takes the stage. Except Brittany Sturges can’t get that tune out of her head.

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Greg Hoy

Greg Hoy

Interviews

Fascinated by the arcane world of musical gear, Randy Radic spoke with dyed-in-the-wool gearhead Greg Hoy about his setup on new EP Holy Mother of God, how he produces his unique sound, and a gear-gone-wrong moment.

Joe Jackson

Joe Jackson

Event Reviews

Joe Jackson brought his Two Rounds of Racket tour to the Lincoln Theatre in Washington D.C. on Monday. Bob Pomeroy was in the area and caught the show.

Matías Meyer

Matías Meyer

Interviews

With only a week to go before powerful new feature Louis Riel or Heaven Touches The Earth premieres in the Main Slate at UNAM International Film Festival, Lily and Generoso sat down for an in-depth conversation with the film’s director, Matías Meyer.

Mostly True

Mostly True

Print Reviews

Carl F. Gauze reviews the fascinating Mostly True: The West’s Most Popular Hobo Graffiti Magazine, a chronicle of forgotten outsider subculture.

The Tin Star

The Tin Star

Screen Reviews

Anthony Mann’s gorgeous monochrome western, The Tin Star, may have been shot in black and white, but its themes are never that easily defined.