Reviews

‘Super Troopers 2’: Old Stoner Comedies Never Die, But They Do Age

Broken Lizard returns with a sequel to their cult comedy classic.

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‘Final Portrait’ and the Madcap Absurdity of the Artistic Process (FILM REVIEW)

The Stanley Tucci directed movie is a delightful musing on art and artists.

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Pete Townshend’s ‘Who Came First’ 45th Anniversary Edition Proves Durable & Visionary (ALBUM REVIEW)

“The Seeker,” an exalting version of which appears on the second CD in this 45th anniversary edition of Pete Townshend’s Who Came First, is not one of his most stellar compositions, but the name of ...

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Neil Young’s ‘Roxy-Tonight’s The Night Live’ Encompasses Musical Ragged Glory (ALBUM REVIEW)

The ever-so-loose aggregation dubbed ‘The Santa Monica Flyers,’ appearing on Neil Young’s Roxy-Tonight’s The Night Live has more than a little in common with his most regular accompanists of recent years, Lukas Nelson and Promise ...

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Jazz Experimentalist Dana Murray Creates Demanding Yet Rewarding Listen With ‘The Negro Manifesto’ (ALBUM REVIEW)

Through his almost 30-year career Omaha’s Dana Murray has been a collaborator, sideman, producer or educator, roles that he will continue.  Given his impressive resume, it’s rather surprising that this is drummer Dana Murray’s first ...

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Bob Rea Echoes Classic Singer-Songwriter Era With ‘Southbound’ (ALBUM REVIEW)

Bob Rea has been making music for 50 years, but this is only his third recording, the previous coming 7 years ago. His is a vintage style, compared by some to Johnny Cash, Guy Clark, ...

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A Perfect Circle Turns 180 on ‘Eat the Elephant’ (ALBUM REVIEW)

Mood and atmosphere are ramped up in A Perfect Circle's first album of all new, all original material in 15 years.

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King Tuff Rebrands Hook Driven Garage Rock With ‘The Other’ (ALBUM REVIEW)

Now five albums into a career that basically defines the term ‘cult following’, Kyle Thomas’ King Tuff character has become a legend in its own right. Adored by college radio and underground scene purists; his ...

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Tristen Revs Up Wide Ranging Performance at Brooklyn’s Union Pool (SHOW REVIEW)

Longtime fans of Nashville singer-songwriter Tristen Gaspadarek were treated to a wide-ranging live set at a recent show at Brooklyn’s Union Pool. On the heels of her fizzy 2017 release Sneaker Waves, Tristen might have ...

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As The Crow Flies Kicks Off Tour at Port Chester’s Capitol Theatre- Chris Robinson Regains His Strut (SHOW REVIEW)

When writing about As The Crow Flies a few weeks back, the author found no predictions or expectations for what this band might sound like. No matter what Chris Robinson says or feels about the band ...

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