Tag: Tv on the Radio

Big Guava Festival

Event Reviews

Tampa’s Big Guava Festival puts itself on the sun & sounds map, and wins the heart of Jen Cray.

Big Guava Festival

Big Guava Festival

Features

Central Florida has got itself a proper music festival in the way of the BIG GUAVA. Save your gas money, cause with a lineup this good there’s no reason to drive 500 miles north to get your festival fix.

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Music Reviews

Planta (SQE Music). Review by Jen Cray.

Santigold

Music Reviews

Master of My Make Believe (Downtown Records/Atlantic Records). Review by Jen Cray.

Indie Rock Poster Book

Print Reviews

Get your crazy font on, with Andy Miller’s collection of wall-ready poster art inspired by indie rock music.

Blk Jks

Music Reviews

Zol! (Secretly Canadian). Review by Carl F Gauze.

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.

Modest Mouse

Event Reviews

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.

Tv On The Radio

Event Reviews

Too often the latest indie rock buzz band are nothing but big fat disappointments. After witnessing their live show, Jen Cray can assure you that Tv On The Radio are not just the product of inflated hype.

Yeah Yeah Yeahs

Interviews

Yeah Yeah Yeahs will be gracing Orlando with their presence this October, but first here’s a sneak peek into one third of the band’s mind. Guitarist Nick Zinner talks with Jen Cray about what it’s like to see the crowd from the band’s perspective, and how it feels to exist behind a captivating frontwoman like Karen O.

Copper Press

Print Reviews

Music magazines are one of Matthew Moyer’s ten favorite sublime pleasures in life (write in for a list of the other nine). But, at present, his magazine-buying situation had grown pretty grim–until Copper Press saved him from the horror of Rolling Stone. Turn it up, bring the noise.

TV on the Radio

Music Reviews

Desperate Youth, Blood Thirsty Babes (Touch and Go). Review by Melody Caraballo.

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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.

Flipside

Flipside

Screen Reviews

Charles DJ Deppner finds Flipside to be a vital treatise on mortality, creativity, and purpose, disguised as a quirky documentary about a struggling record store.