Reviews

Deafheaven Reach New Audial Heights With ‘Ordinary Corrupt Human Love’ (ALBUM REVIEW)

The fourth album from California based, post-black/shoe-gaze/black-gaze/whatever metal outfit Deafheaven is a transitional disk that manages to expand upon their foundation while reaching new audial heights. Ordinary Corrupt Human Love won’t put to bed the nausea-inducing ...

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Jason Isbell’s First Solo Album ‘Sirens of the Ditch’ Reissued and Expanded with Four New Songs (ALBUM REVIEW)

If Jason Isbell is not yet a household name, he is at the top of the list when one mentions “Americana” these days. New West Records, likely wishing he was still on their roster, is ...

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Elvin Bishop’s Big Fun Trio Makes Beautiful Chaos With ‘Something Smells Funky ‘Round Here’ (ALBUM REVIEW)

Facebook’s recent advertising campaign is all about, among other things, how fake Facebook accounts aren’t really our friends. But it’s depressing that we’re even at the point where we need an advertising campaign to help ...

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String Cheese Incident Enjoy Sunny Skies, Welcome Specials Guests In Eugene, OR (SHOW REVIEW/PHOTOS)

After headlining the first two nights of the High Sierra Music Festival, String Cheese Incident closed out the weekend with a pair of shows at Eugene, Oregon’s Cuthbert Amphitheater on July 7 and 8. Beautiful, ...

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Twitching Tongues, Show Me the Body and Vein Make For Stacked Hardcore Bill in Austin, TX (SHOW REVIEW)

Dramatic circumstances surrounded this show at Barracuda in Austin, Texas, on Tuesday night, as rising metal superstars Code Orange were pinned to headline, only to drop out due to a medical emergency thirty minutes before ...

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Wannabe Reviews The Interrupters’ ‘Fight the Good Fight’

In the latest Wannabe, artist Chris Prunckle offers his illustrated commentary on Fight the Good Fight, the new album from rock and rollers The Interrupters, in his signature six-panel comic strip form. Click on the image for full resolution (best viewed on ...

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moe. Delivers End to End Scorcher at Hollywood’s Fonda Theatre (SHOW REVIEW/PHOTOS)

The great news out of L.A. is that mainstay jam band moe. are back and stronger than ever. Bassist Rob Durhak has successfully recovered from his cancer treatment and the band is blasting back, currently ...

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Marvel Proves Smaller Can Be Bigger With ‘Ant-Man and the Wasp’ (FILM REVIEW)

The stakes are scaled back but the fun is ramped up in the latest MCU effort.

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Billy Price Heads to Greaseland for Soul-Filled ‘Reckoning’ (ALBUM REVIEW)

Billy Price has emerged from a regional star in Pittsburgh to an international blues star. It’s about time. Few, if any singers today, can bring the combination of passion and vocal range that Price does ...

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Wannabe Reviews Zeal & Ardor’s ‘Stranger Fruit’

In the latest Wannabe, artist Chris Prunckle offers his illustrated commentary on Stranger Fruit, the new album from rock and rollers Zeal & Ardor, in his signature six-panel comic strip form. Click on the image for full resolution (best viewed on desktop):

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