- Music Reviews
- September 11, 2020
Ice Age (Riding Easy Records). Review by Carl F. Gauze.
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.
If a mermaid learned to play surf guitar, she could give Olivia Jean some exciting competition, at least for a little while.
Stand Up! (Ruf Records). Review by Michelle Wilson.
A brief run-through of some finds of 2019.
Misty Morning Dew. Review by Michelle Wilson.
Goth’s trajectory is dark and long. We send intrepid reporter Will Whalen to investigate.
The documentary film of the second Glastonbury Festival from 1971 shows the pinnacle of Brit youth revolt and innovative music from bands few remember.
Todd Allen Long sings an eclectic collection of Holiday favorites.
The Smashing Pumpkins’ return to glory is weird but brilliant. Jen Cray basks in over three hours of nostalgia and artistry.
Breaks It Down (Put Together Music). Review by James Mann.
The great Ronno – Mick Ronson – shines in this loving look at the glam-rock pioneer.
S/T (Silent X Records). Review by Bob Pomeroy.
A Sentimental Education (Double Feature Records). Review by James Mann.
Veteran alt-rockers keep heads bouncing at Cincinnati’s alt-treasure roadhouse the Motr Pub.
Step Into Light (33 1/3). Review by Christopher Long.
The Man Who Fell To Earth Original Soundtrack (UMC and Universal Music Group). Review by Carl F Gauze.
Be gone 2016, be gone.
Beautifully designed coffee table book featuring never before seen photos, collections, and stories from the seminal post-punk band Bauhaus, curated by drummer Kevin Haskins.
Prince Buster, the legendary soundmaker, has died. Generoso Fierro recounts his monumental life and career.
Years pass, and so do our legends, but one constant remains: there are always artists living and breathing that are worth your time and attention. Ani DiFranco is a major one, according to Jen Cray and a whole legion of fans.