- Screen Reviews
- January 26, 2022
Arrow Video delivers Mario Bava’s final film, Shock on Blu-ray.
Lady Gaga brings her Monster Ball Tour and the songs we all love to pretend we don’t love to a sold-out Orlando crowd. Even Jen Cray can’t help but dance.
The history of teeny, tiny labels that launched some really big bands. Before the out-crowd became the in-crowd.
Sweetheart Radio Revolution, Etc.. Review by Robert Sutton.
A behind-the-scenes look at the making of Tom Petty and the Heartbreaker’s landmark 1979 smash record.
Author, critic, and self-confessed “drooling fanatic” Steve Almond‘s latest rock and roll offering has a little something for fans and “fanatics” everywhere. Christopher Long shares the adoration.
Things That Fly (Sugar Hill). Review by Tim Wardyn.
Mr. Sad Clown (429 Records). Review by Sean Slone.
Jet‘s inspired blending of garage and classic rock shouldn’t work, but it does, even six years after plowing into America’s consciousness.
U2 packs the biggest rock show in history into The Spaceship and takes it on the road to touch the hearts of 75,000 fans in Tampa and outer space. Jen Cray laughs, she cries.
Kicking off Ink 19‘s new series, Labels We Love, S D Green talks to ZE Records co-founder Michel Esteban about defining a sound and establishing a label during New York’s 1970s creative zeitgeist, and the resurrection of the label that was once home to Lydia Lunch, Suicide, and Kid Creole & the Coconuts.
Legendary drummer Bill Bruford recounts his life with Yes, King Crimson, and the Progressive Rock movement.
Remind Me Where the Light Is (Eenie Meenie). Review by Jen Cray.
Now or Heaven (Merge). Review by Andrew Coulon.
Scottish rockers Glasvegas rode into New York City on a wave of hype for two sold-out shows. With only one proper album to flaunt, the band nevertheless proved to Kiran Aditham that they can bring arena-sized sound to a mid-sized theater.
William Weikart, the mastermind behind the band Obscured by Clouds, is one literate and surprising person. Tim Wardyn unveils Weikart’s impressive cast of influences (including Chris Cornell and Baroque music), how ex-girlfriends contributed to one of the best songs on their album Psycheclectic, and how his bandmate Thee Slayer Hippy got his name.
There’s more to Hanson than “MmmBop,” and the all-grown-up band proves it at Chicago’s House of Blues. Cindy Barrymore says the brothers’ cuteness has worn off. You be the judge.
Only By The Night (RCA). Review by Christopher Long.
Ink 19‘s Jen Cray trades her low expectations for staunch admiration when she experiences the charm of Coldplay firsthand. Almost as good as U2?
Swallow The Sea (MPJ). Review by Andrew Ellis.