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February 2005

Event Reviews

The Toasters

Ska pioneers, The Toasters, are still inspiring kids to skank 24 years into their career. Jen Cray attends a ska triple bill in Orlando and tells us how they manage to do it.

Features

Don't Let The Greedheads Win

Hunter S. Thompson took his life Sunday. James Mann shows what America and the world has lost.

19 Albums I Wish I Had Reviewed in 2004

"Oh, the albums I wish I had reviewed..." says Rob Walsh, Ink 19's overworked reviews editor.

So-Called Service Station

'Big Oil' has slowly taken us on a cultural down-hill slide in more ways than one. We've come to accept the idea of every customer working for them. Like any most any behemoth, give them enough rope, they'll eventually hang themselves in front of some of us, like they did in front of David Whited.

Interviews

Electric Frankenstein

Like its namesake, Electric Frankenstein is an implacable juggernaut, conquering the world one lurching step at a time. Vinnie Apicella takes a look at the mind behind the machine in an interview with Sal Canzonieri.

Music Reviews

Music A

Across Five Aprils

Living in the Moment (Indianola). Review by Daniel Mitchell.

The Arcade Fire

Funeral (Merge). Review by Aaron Shaul.

Atomic 7

...en Hillbilly Caliente (Mint). Review by Ian Koss.

Autumn's Grey Solace

Over the Ocean (Projekt). Review by Dave Aftandilian.

Abacus: Your New Favorite Label

Abacus: Your New Favorite Label (Abacus Recordings). Review by Addam Donnelly.

Music B

The Bad Plus

Give (Columbia). Review by Carl Glaser.

Black Mountain

Black Mountain (Jagjaguwar). Review by Terry Eagan.

Blend

Thema 1 (Libra). Review by Jason Plender.

Music C

Chemlab

Oxidizer (Invisible Records ). Review by Matthew Moyer.

A Cinderella Story

Original Soundtrack (Hollywood). Review by Aaron Shaul.

Music D

Morris Day

It's About Time (Hollywood). Review by Aaron Shaul.

Dynamite Boy

Dynamite Boy (Fearless). Review by Addam Donnelly.

Music E

Early Day Miners

All Harm Ends Here (Secretly Canadian). Review by Aaron Shaul.

Eluvium

An Accidental Memory in the Case of Death (Temporary Residence). Review by Aaron Shaul.

Error

Error (Epitaph). Review by Addam Donnelly.

Music F

The Fall

The Real New Fall LP (Narnack). Review by Aaron Shaul.

Music G

Judy Garland

A Star is Born (Columbia/Legacy). Review by Terry Eagan.

Giant Sand

Is All Over the Map (Thrill Jockey). Review by Aaron Shaul.

Music K

Keane

Hopes & Fears (Interscope Records). Review by Tim Wardyn.

Kevn Kinney

Sun Tangled Angel Revival (Compadre). Review by Sean Slone.

Music L

Legendary Pink Dots

Whispering Wall (ROIR). Review by Matthew Moyer.

Lesbians on Ecstasy

Lesbians on Ecstasy (alien8 recordings). Review by Ben "sober straight boy" Varkentine.

Lit

Lit (DRT / Nitrus / Dirty Martini). Review by Sir Millard Mulch.

Love Rocks

Love Rocks (Centaur). Review by Ben Varkentine.

Music M

Magnolia Electric Co.

Trials & Errors (Secretly Canadian). Review by Aaron Shaul.

Adam Marsland

You Don't Know Me (Karma Frog). Review by Eric J. Iannelli.

Minus the Bear

They Make Beer Commercials Like This (Arena Rock). Review by Aaron Shaul.

Mock Orange

Mind Is Not Brain (Silverthree Sound). Review by Eric J. Iannelli.

Moments In Grace

Moonlight Survived (Salad Days / Atlantic Records). Review by Vinnie Apicella.

Mono

Walking Cloud & Deep Red Sky, Flag Fluttered and the Sun Behind (Temporary Residence). Review by Aaron Shaul.

Motorhead

Inferno (Sanctuary Records). Review by Matthew Moyer.

Music N

The Nice Device

Birth of a Lover (Self Released). Review by Aaron Shaul.

Nonpoint

Recoil (Lava Records). Review by Tim Wardyn.

Music O

Ollabelle

Ollabelle (Columbia Records). Review by Tim Wardyn.

Ginny Owens

Beautiful (Rocketown Records). Review by Tim Wardyn.

Music P

Perfect

Once, Twice, Three Times A Maybe (Ryko). Review by Sean Slone.

Sam Prekop

Who's Your New Professor (Thrill Jockey). Review by Aaron Shaul.

Music R

Ratatat

Ratatat (XL/Beggars Banquet). Review by Carl Glaser.

Red Animal War

Polizida (Ice Planet). Review by Daniel Mitchell.

Rivulets

You've Got Your Own (Acuarela). Review by Aaron Shaul.

Charlie Robison

Good Times (Dualtone). Review by Sean Slone.

Music S

6 Organs of Admittance

The Manifestation (Strange Attractors). Review by Aaron Shaul.

S.

Puking and Crying (Suicide Squeeze). Review by Aaron Shaul.

Moacir Santos

Ouro Negro (Adventure Music). Review by Bob Pomeroy.

Nikola Sarcevic

Lock-Sport-Krock (Burning Heart). Review by Daniel Mitchell.

Seven Ender

Everything Never Said (Alexus Records). Review by Andrew Ellis.

Sister Hazel

Lift (Sixthman). Review by Andrew Ellis.

Slowly Minute

Tomorrow World' (Bubblecore). Review by Aaron Shaul.

The Snake The Cross The Crown

Mander Salis (Equal Vision). Review by Daniel Mitchell.

Soul SirkUS

World Play (Soul SirkUS Records). Review by Andrew Ellis.

Stiff Little Fingers

Guitar and Drum (Kung Fu Records). Review by Vinnie Apicella.

Music W

Butch Walker

Letters (Epic Records). Review by Tim Wardyn.

Greg Wall

Later Prophets (Tzadik). Review by Bob Pomeroy.

Wasteland

October (Transparent). Review by Kiran Aditham.

Noam Weinstein

Probably Human (Maybe M). Review by Eric J. Iannelli.

Music Y

Rachael Yamagata

Happenstance (Private Music). Review by Tim Wardyn.

Screen Reviews

Constantine

Based on the popular Vertigo Hellblazer comic book, Constantine chronicles the life of magician and roustabout John Constantine and he clashes with both Hell and Heaven in search of personal redemption. Rob Levy discusses the fate of Keanu's eternal soul.

End Of The Century

Alright kids, take your seats and listen up, because Carl F Gauze is going to be screening a Very Important Film about a Very Important Band. onetwothreefour...