- 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.
Jesus Loves Stacey (Skoda). Review by Matt Cibula.
Edible Orchids (One Cent Press). Review by S D Green.
Sleigh Bells and CSS co-headline a perfect night to party. Their trip into Orlando brought out the fans, and Jen Cray was one of ’em.
All-In (Emperor Norton). Review by Ian Koss
The Musical Performances Vols. 1 + 2 (NBC/Dreamworks). Review by Ian Koss
James Mann attempts to run Windex over the clouded eyes of today’s youth.
While throngs of music lovers converged on Tampa’s Ybor City for the 25th edition of WMNF’s Tropical Heatwave, a little known band from Baton Rouge proved to be one of the highlights of the night. The Eames Era come to Tampa virtually unknown and left with a cadre of converts. Bob Pomeroy was one of them.
Event Review by Nirav Soni
This Is For Real (Mute). Review by Danny Lewis.
Preteen Weaponry (Jagjaguwar/Brah). Review by P. McEver.
Nihilistic Vision (Agonia). Review by Matthew Moyer.
Waiting On You (Brash Music). Review by James Mann.
Drummer Daniel Silva talks influences and more with Stacey Zering.
Mock Tudor (Capitol). Review by Sean Slone
Whiskey Rebels (GMM). Review by Stein Haukland.
Supporting their just-released sophomore record, UK synth-pop poster boys, Temples, attracted an SRO crowd to one of Orlando’s premier nightspots.
Distance Between (Ultimatum). Review by Matt Cibula.
Koko is still every bit the earth-shaker she was 20 years ago. I’m sorry to s…
Skanatra (P.O.S.). Review by Anthony Baker