- Screen Reviews
- January 17, 2020
A genius of American guitar is profiled in this highly recommended documentary.
The World of Captain Beefheart (Knitting Factory Records). Review by Bob Pomeroy.
Marriage (Deer Bear Wolf). Review by James Mann.
Play This Intimately (As If Among Friends) (Omnivore Recordings). Review by James Mann.
Shamen Noodles / Smell The Busk. Review by James Mann.
How do you attract a comedian’s attention? For singer/songwriter Terry Carleton, you write a song about him. In this case, the celebrity is Pee-wee Herman, who Carleton has been trying to court with the Fab Five-fueled single, “Good Morning, Mr. Breakfast.” Will Herman ever hear the track, or will The Playhouse Gang give it a thumbs down? Carleton speaks to Robert Sutton about his own “Big Adventure.”
No Ghost (Bella Union). Review by Jeff Schweers.
Together (Matador). Review by Sean Slone.
Is and Always Was (High Wire Music). Review by James Mann.
Stories, No Names. Review by Carl F Gauze.
The Hidden Names (Nine Mile Records). Review by Carl F Gauze.
25 O’clock/ Psonic Psunspot (Ape UK). Review by James Mann.
Mini-LP (Bright Antenna). Review by Carl F Gauze.
Apple. Review by Michael Sutton.
A serviceable documentary of a working band in creative transition, Door of No Return misses an opportunity to explore the history of one of the most intriguing reggae bands of all time, Steel Pulse.
Tatterdemalion (Stonegarden Records). Review by Sean Slone.
Mean Things Happen in this Land (Ropeadope). Review by Bob Pomeroy.
A New Language (V2). Review by Kiran Aditham.
Pretty Girls Make Graves, along with The Joggers and Giant Drag, give Orlando an early bird special. Jen Cray indulges.
Forget Yourself (SpinART/Cooking Vinyl). Review by Eric J. Iannelli.