• Local H

    Local H

    Local H prove to doubters that they are much more than a side-note in the story of grunge, and As Good As Dead is a sorely underrated album.

  • Jet

    Jet

    Jet‘s inspired blending of garage and classic rock shouldn’t work, but it does, even six years after plowing into America’s consciousness.

  • Juliette Lewis

    Juliette Lewis

    Juliette Lewis jettisons the Licks for a new bid at solo stardom. Jen Cray sees how she handles the spotlight all to herself.

  • Kings of Leon

    Kings of Leon

    Kings of Leon are well on their way to dominating the rock world here in their own country. Jen Cray caught their subtle, but satisfying, show in Orlando recently.

  • Eulogies

    Eulogies

    Here Anonymous (Dangerbird). Review by Jen Cray.

  • Modest Mouse

    Modest Mouse

    Modest Mouse are playing bigger and bigger gigs these days. Their recent sold out show at Orlando’s House of Blues is an example. S D Green questions their modesty in light of all this popularity and new personnel.

  • Low Vs. Diamond

    Low Vs. Diamond

    It takes some serious skills to make moody, indie rock sound new and fresh, but Low Vs. Diamond does just that. Jen Cray was wooed by their swagger and elegance at a recent Orlando date.

  • Albert Hammond, Jr.

    Albert Hammond, Jr.

    Como Te Llama? (Black Seal). Review by Jen Cray.

  • Rooney

    Rooney

    Rooney found a whole new audience after opening up for The Jonas Brothers on their sold-out arena tour last year. Jen Cray found herself surrounded by pre-teen girls at the band’s recent Orlando gig.

  • Swervedriver

    Swervedriver

    When the recently reunited Swervedriver teleported their shoegazey goodness to the Paradise in Boston, Addam Donnelly was there with his space boots and measurement devices to record the waveforms.

  • Carbon/Silicon

    Carbon/Silicon

    Carbon/Silicon is the new project from punk rock legends Mick Jones (The Clash, Big Audio Dynamite) and Tony James (Generation X). Not even a wicked case of the flu could keep Jen Cray from catching their intimate Orlando show.

  • Dedication Film Soundtrack

    Dedication Film Soundtrack

    Film Soundtrack (Commotion/KOCH). Review by Jen Cray.

  • Scissors For Lefty

    Scissors For Lefty

    Underhanded Romance (Eenie Meenie). Review by Jen Cray.

  • Erasure

    Erasure

    In a celebration of all things shiny and happy, Erasure brought their circus of glitter to Orlando’s Hard Rock Live, and Jen Cray was there for the party.

  • Tokyo Police Club

    Tokyo Police Club

    A Lesson In Crime EP (Paper Bag). Review by Jen Cray.

  • Mando Diao

    Mando Diao

    Ode To Ochrasy (Mute). Review by Jen Cray.

  • Cold War Kids

    Cold War Kids

    Cold War Kids, riding a tsunami swell of buzz off of their debut album Robbers & Cowards, was a sure-to-sell-out event (and it did) that no self respecting music fan in Orlando- esspecially Jen Cray– would have been absent from.

  • Albert Hammond Jr.

    Albert Hammond Jr.

    Yours To Keep (New Line). Review by Jen Cray.

  • Bloc Party

    Bloc Party

    A Weekend In The City (Vice). Review by Jen Cray.

  • The Kooks

    The Kooks

    Straight from a music school in Brighton to the top of the charts in England, The Kooks are the United Kingdom’s answer to The Strokes. Jen Cray spoke with their charming frontman Luke Pritchard about making it in the States.

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