- Staff Picks
- April 13, 2021
Bending The Golden Hour (Goner Records). Review by James Mann.
No need to worry about offending delicate sensibilities with this playlist. We’re not talking about profanity, so just take the title at face value.
Blondie and Garbage bring their Rage and Rapture Tour to Orlando, and Jen Cray is in heaven.
Tsuki (Little Dickman). Review by Jen Cray.
Mitski brings her stark bedroom pop to Orlando’s BackBooth, but Jen Cray finds openers Fear of Men and Weaves more delighting.
Name Game. Review by Carl F Gauze.
Planta (SQE Music). Review by Jen Cray.
Master of My Make Believe (Downtown Records/Atlantic Records). Review by Jen Cray.
Le Butcherettes unleash their inner she-beast at an Orlando show that not only wowed Jen Cray, but won over a venue full of macho Deftones fans.
Nick Zinner from the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Zachary Lipez from Freshkills, and designer Stacy Wakefield create this modest chapbook. How is it? Well, it’s named accurately. James Mann spends 15 minutes so you don’t have to.
Heave Yer Skeleton (US / THEM group). Review by Carl F Gauze.
Danger Is EP (Take Root). Review by Jen Cray.
Gavin Rossdale may be a musical shapeshifter (Bush, Institute, solo), but he never fails to entertain a crowd. At his recent Orlando show, Jen Cray was bowled over by Mr. Gwen Stefani, and swept away completely by opening band Nico Vega.
I Feel Cream (XL Recordings). Review by Laura Pontillo.
You Filled His Head With Fluffy Clouds and Jolly Ranchers, What Did You Think Was Going To Happen (Model Citizen). Review by Jen Cray.
O (Team Love). Review by Jen Cray.
Peter Himmelman’s longevity in the music business is proven, and his reggae-flavored The Pigeons Couldn’t Sleep showcases the versatility and range his success is built on. Ink 19 is pleased to speak with Peter about his new project, his past, and his future.
Be Your Own Pet is stealing hearts and stages on the Nylon Summer Music Tour. Jen Cray caught their Orlando show and found that she was not immune to their charms.
Boss (Ecstatic Peace!). Review by Aaron Shaul.
Volcano (Quire). Review by Jen Cray.