- 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.
Turn of the century watch dial painters intentionally consume radium, leading to death and profits for the American Radium Company.
Go (Franklin Castle). Review by Sean Slone.
Red Bloom of the Boom (Hometapes). Review by Carl F Gauze.
Interview by Julio Diaz
AFI Fest 2017 just wrapped up in Hollywood. Lily and Generoso Fierro review the 22 new feature films that they selected from this year’s eclectic festival program.
Lynn Wallace talks to Miniature Tigers front man Charlie Brand about the band’s first full-length album, touring, and its recent rise to fame.
Interview by Gail Worley
Bottom of the Curve (54, 40′ or Fight!). Review by Daniel Mitchell.
Zwei (French Kiss Records). Review by Carl F Gauze.
A.R.E. Weapons (Rough Trade). Review by Matthew Moyer.
Event Review by Frank Mullen
Devo’s 2014 “Hardcore Devo” tour showed them going back to the days before Energy Domes, hit singles, or hope of radio airplay; back to the days of like-minded weirdoes banging out songs in the basement.
March March Alive (Broken Rekids). Review by Felizon Vidad
Hit & Run Holiday [Reissue] (Rykodisc). Review by Wayne Black
Martin Atkins imparts the wisdom of several decades worth of punk rock self-sufficiency into one book. Except for predictable sections on sex and drugs, Rob Ward is impressed.
NuBus (Carpark). Review by Nirav Soni
Unreleased 70s Porno Music (J-Bird). Review by Julio Diaz
It’s Personal (Capri Records LTD). Review by Carl F Gauze.
More madness from Aphex Twin’s Rephlex camp. P.P. Roy (person or congolmerate…