- Music Reviews
- September 11, 2020
Ice Age (Riding Easy Records). Review by Carl F. Gauze.
Renowned violinist Gregory Harrington unveils how he chose elegant covers on his new album Without You.
Forced isolation, too much coffee and a stack of records result in a batch of attention deficit record reviews.
While in self isolation, I finally got around to reading Florida Soul: From Ray Charles to KC and the Sunshine Band.
George Mitchell of Fishbelly Black on weaving funk, jazz, and hip-hop.
Sweet Crude’s tour ended abruptly at the Crowbar in Ybor City, Florida. The tour to drum up interest in their upcoming major label debut was cut short by the Covid-19 pandemic. Bob Pomeroy was at that show.
Georgia alt rockers Collective Soul wowed the crowd including Michelle Wilson at the Busch Gardens Food & Wine Festival Series 2020 opener.
Devyn Rush talks her influences and style and her new EP with Stacey Zering.
Tommy Emmanuel with opener Ida Mae thrilled Central Florida with an astounding acoustic performance. Michelle Wilson loved every minute of it.
Joe Bonamassa and his mighty blues ensemble rolled into Clearwater, Florida for two nights of contemporary blues at its finest. Michelle Wilson caught Evening One of this towering blues extravaganza.
Yacht Rock Revue’s “Hot Dads In Tight Jeans” Tour rolled into Central Florida and wowed the sold-out crowd with their tribute to ’70s and ’80s light rock hits. Michelle Wilson was there and loved every minute!
One families indifference and abandonment gave America its greatest failure. Mary Trump explains how.
In rural England, a cranky woman bonds with and evacuee boy and uncovers a strange connection to her past.
These geniuses of early comedy finally get the presentation they are due in this Blu-ray edition.
Former Genesis guitarist, Steve Hackett shares his life story in his story in an engaging and honest memoir. Reading his story feels like hanging out with a friend who’s interested in sharing how he felt living these experiences.
When you’re in 8th grade, sneaking into a bar is way cooler than it is when you’re 40.
A pregnant woman finds a home in Casablanca.
Cecilia Aldarondo takes a look at Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria.
Teruo Ishii’s classic of pinky violence has new life on Blu-ray.
Newly restored, this British dream horror has never looked better.
Illustrators and artists reimagine famous works of literature as one panel cartoons.
Normal Happiness (Merge). Review by Aaron Shaul.
Orchestrated (BMG ). Review by Michelle Wilson.
Heart Comma Heart (Self-Released). Review by Ben Varkentine.
With Uncivil Wars, David Horowitz takes a hard look at the controversial issue of reparations for slavery — and why talking about it can be a challenge to free speech. James Mann offers his thoughts.
Various Artists (Wall Of Sound). Review by Vanessa Bormann.
Every Six Seconds (Island). Review by Nathan T. Birk.
Mural (CIMP). Review by Nirav Soni
Sex, drugs, music, money, and power are the key ingredients of this behind-the-scenes tell-all surrounding the rise and ultimate demise of Casablanca Records as told by the legendary label’s executive vice president, Larry Harris.
Moving Up Country (Domino). Review by Stein Haukland.
Carl F Gauze — and most likely the rest of the home audience — is not one for the singalong. Sometimes, you just gotta let the band do its thing.
Manual (Mute). Review by Matthew Moyer
May Terry witnessed the reaction to Donald Trump’s win in New York.
Ekhodom (Montserrat House). Review by Carl F. Gauze.
Hairy Chafin’ Ape Suit (Sauxtex Media). Review by James Mann.
The Death of Your Perfect World (Victory). Review by Matthew Moyer
Companion photo book to the documentary Salad Days, an exploration of Washington DC’s trailblazing hardcore punk scene.
First Recordings (Fat Possum). Review by James Mann.
Nifty thing Fugazi?s Joe Lally has going with his Tolotta imprint, quietly an…
Original Pirate Material (Vice / Atlantic). Review by Stein Haukland.