• Robert Glasper Experiment

    Robert Glasper Experiment

    Robert Glasper and Friends find the Wonder in Jazz, and Lauressa Nelson is there to soak it all in at the Harlem Stage.

  • Orlando Calling Festival

    Orlando Calling Festival

    The first ever Orlando Calling Festival set up camp on a picture-perfect Central Florida fall day. Jen Cray parked it on the lawn amid tens of thousands of music fans and absorbed.

  • Orlando Calling Festival

    Orlando Calling Festival

    • Info
    • October 25, 2011

    The inaugural, and hopefully annual, Orlando Calling Festival brings BIG acts to Central Florida for a major two-day music festival November 12-13.

  • Fela Kuti Lives

    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

    Fela Kuti Lives

    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.

  • Rock The Bells

    Rock The Bells

    Rock the Bells kicked off its 2009 hip-hop festival tour in Chicago — just two days after Michael Jackson’s sudden death. Chris Catania took in this year’s finest while ruminating on the psychology of a crowd in mourning.

  • Common

    Common

    Finding Forever (Geffen Records). Review by Tim Wardyn.

  • moe.down Festival

    moe.down Festival

    Chirs Catania decamps from Chicago to scope out the laid-back vibes and furious grooves of the moe.down Festival. Say goodbye to the summer.

  • Mute Math

    Mute Math

    Mute Math are, without a doubt, one of the most talented live bands you will ever see. Heavy hitting drummer Darren King spoke with Jen Cray after the band’s pair of awe inspiring dates during Orlando’s Anti-Pop Festival.

  • Fat City Reprise

    Fat City Reprise

    With catchy lyrics and humble attitude, the guys of Fat City Reprise are on their way to something big. Brittany Sturges hangs with the guys in the studio.

  • BlueSinatra

    BlueSinatra

    Velvet Gold (). Review by Brittany Sturges.

  • The Roots

    The Roots

    The Tipping Point (Geffen Records). Review by Tim Wardyn.

  • 19 Albums I Wish I Had Reviewed in 2004

    19 Albums I Wish I Had Reviewed in 2004

    “Oh, the albums I wish I had reviewed…” says Rob Walsh, Ink 19’s overworked reviews editor.

  • Maylay Sparks

    Maylay Sparks

    Graymatter (Rapster). Review by Stein Haukland.

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