Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame inductees Red Hot Chili Peppers still deliver, years after they've retired the tube socks and put on their pants. Jen Cray was happy to be part of even just a bit of their Orlando performance.
Roger Hodgson of Supertramp fame warmed the heart of Bryan Tilford at a rare U.S. show.
Thomas Dolby returns from the past and heads for the future. And just to complicate things for Carl F Gauze, it's an early show.
Van Halen, the one fans fell in love with, the one with the diamond frontman who knows how to throw a kick, won a new fan in Jen Cray during an awe-inspiring Orlando show.
The Florida Film Fest returns to Orlando. Here's a preview of some of the feature films. Screenigns will be held throughout Orlando and our own Carl F Gauze runs down some of his highlights!
James Mann remembers Levon Helm.
Far from being overly-serious and wonkish, Matthew Moyer finds Taraka and Nimai Larson (Prince Rama) to be funny, sarcastic, and in possession of minds that race from one idea to the next.
This Machine (The End Records). Review by Laura Pontillo.
Dead Sara (Pocket Kid / Fontana Universal). Review by Jen Cray.
Total Abandon: Australia '99 (Thompson Music / Eagle Rock Entertainment). Review by Carl F Gauze.
Blunderbuss (Third Man Records). Review by Jen Cray.
Deep Chills (Metropolis Records). Review by Carl F Gauze.
It's all demographics. White America is becoming a minority population, and they're not happy about it. James Mann examines the way out contained in Tim Wise's Dear White America.
Six lucky fans film Dinosaur Jr. as they play Bug in its entirety at the 9:30 Club in DC.
The history of Bizarre Records, Frank Zappa's personal label, and all the oddball bands he signed.
Smoking dope and firing guns might not really keep you free, but it sure beats listening to the presidential debates
It's tough being Richard Thompson. Luckily he decides to disregard the past and stay firmly rooted in the now with a sparkling set of new songs.
Santana invades the stage at Montreux Jazz fest for an unforgettable concert.