- Music Reviews
- April 24, 2020
New Store No. 2 (Max Records). Review by Bob Pomeroy.
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!
Guitarist Juewett Bostick opens up about his new album Shades of Blu and his musical journey.
’70s rock icons Styx continue to carry the classic rock torch. Michelle Wilson caught their show in South Florida and was loving every minute!
Pianist/composer Mary Hiett finds the soundtrack to life in cinematic instrumentals.
Interview with L.A. indie rockers Fellow Robot.
A brief run-through of some finds of 2019.
Who knows what lurks in that house on the hill?
A jailhouse program gives inmates a chance to be heard.
Classics of the silent age are reborn in a new collection.
Jose Ramon Larraz’s slasher classic looks sharp in this new Blu-ray.
Lucio Fulci’s gore classic comes to life on this 3 disc Blu-ray release.
Ignored upon release, Marty Stuart’s The Pilgrim is now regarded as a classic of the genre. Read how it came to be in this lavish look.
A musical film noir?
A genius of American guitar is profiled in this highly recommended documentary.
Doug Kershaw took his Cajun music from the bayou to stardom, but it wasn’t an easy trip.
Directors James Ramey and Arturo Pimentel examine the history and culture of the Purépecha people in their feature documentary, The Emperor of Michoacán.
Coming off the Spit Kickers tour with De La Soul and Biz Markie to his new album, Like Water for Chocolate, going gold, it’s clear that Common’s message and his hip hop grooves are finally making it to a wider audience. So what is his message? That’s what Nirav Soni found out, as they discussed politics, inspirations, and spirituality.
Live on Earth (InsideOut / SPV). Review by Stein Haukland.
This is a sampler of past and future Second Nature releases and there’s some …
Mixerman is back, and this time he has the task of navigating a young Indian billion-heir through the excesses and pitfalls of today’s music industry. Julius C. Lacking provides summary and insight.
Venom: the supposed granddaddies of black metal, the most overrated metal ban…
Going Dutch (Asian Man/Coldfront). Review by Brian Kruger.
Lily and Generoso Fierro were fortunate enough to speak with director Juho Kuosmanen and cinematographer J.P. Passi after the debut of their sweet and poignant new film, The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Mäki, the true story of the famed Finnish boxer and his shot at becoming the 1962 World Featherweight Boxing Champion.
Before These Crowded Streets (RCA). Review by George Jegadesh
The Luckiest Boy in the World (Knitting Factory). Review by Ian Koss
Circles Around Me (Sugar Hill Records). Review by Tim Wardyn.
Sing Along With… (Yep Roc). Review by Kurt Channing.
Apartment Life (Atlantic). Review by Jeff Montgomery
You Are the Light (Secretly Canadian). Review by Aaron Shaul.
Amongst the Catacombs of Nephren-Ka (Relapse). Review by David Lee Beowülf
Into Darkness (Southern Lord). Review by Matthew Moyer.
Chris Nieratko tells brutally frank tales of inebriation and sexual excess while supposedly reviewing porn videos in Skinema. Chris stopped by the Skate Park of Tampa to promote his new book and present a little slide show. Bob Pomeroy was there and gives you the dirt on the dirty stories.
The Rose He Lied By (Troubleman Unlimited).,Review by Nathan T. Birk.
Action Painting (Numero Group). Review by James Mann.
…Want Some More (Estrus). Review by Marshall Presnell