3 Doors Down may have been the headliners for a recent show at Orlando's Hard Rock Live, but for Christopher Long, Hoobastank owned the stage.
Christopher Long really loves Bryan Adams' recent acoustic set in Melbourne, Florida.
Fallen From the Sky and Static Radio woke up Orlando -- and Jen Cray -- for an afternoon punk show at the newly relocated Will's Pub.
An enthusiastic Hot Water Music set fails to revive a House of Blues audience left in the lurch by a no-show Naked Raygun.
The winter National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) trade show brought in bodies despite a tanking retail market and plummeting economy. Elianne Halbersberg reports back on the future of music related technology.
The return of anti-folk master Paleface piqued the interest of few in Orlando, but those who did turn out for his intimate, late-night performance on a frigid winter night were treated to a rare moment of musical beauty.
Phosphorescent bathed Jacksonville in a pool of saturated country rock, fairly drenching Matthew Moyer in the glory.
In which Kevin Johanssen punks a famous independent actor/director/composer/supermodel. Warning: contains profanity. And Vincent Gallo.
It's been eight years since the Cherry Poppin' Daddies released an album, but lead singer Steve Perry has been keeping himself quite busy. Tim Wardyn talks with Perry about their latest album Susquehanna, becoming a real daddy, and... molecular biology?
A boy called Girl Talk. A bio-engineering DJ. Rick Astley and Metallica? Gregg Gillis wholly embraces the philosophy of the "mash-up." Reyan Ali wonders if what Girl Talk does is legal, good for the industry, or can even be considered music. So, he asked Gillis about it, point blank.
Ron MacLean weaves a dream-like reality, exploring detachment and loss in his short story collection Why the Long Face?. S D Green conducts an unconventional interview with the author exploring, in part, technology's impact on human interaction and contemporary literature. Does it work? You be the judge.
First-time author and rock-concert veteran Steve Weinberger has written perhaps the funniest overview of the mosh-pit population ever. Like a mad scientist, Weinberger categorizes and analyzes every species of concertgoer in No Air Guitar Allowed, painting them with deft satirical strokes and a surprisingly empathetic eye. Ink 19 and Weinberger discuss how he spent years of his life illustrating the differences between KISS and indie-rock fans.
Steal My Horses and Run (Tee Pee). Review by Aaron Shaul.
Everything/Everything (Tomlab). Review by Matthew Moyer.
Stars & Curses. Review by Andrew Ellis.
Live At Budokan (Epic/Legacy). Review by Scott Adams.
Fiction Family (ATO). Review by Andrew Ellis.
Happy The Man (United For Opportunity). Review by Andrew Ellis.
Passages (Full Bleed Music). Review by Aaron Shaul.
The Sea To The North (Breeze Hill). Review by Matthew Moyer.
Glassjaw Boxer (Everfine). Review by Andrew Ellis.
Weekend Warrior. Review by Robert M. Sutton.
Live at the Paradiso - Amsterdam (Vanguard). Review by Tim Wardyn.
The Metamorphosis Project (Fono'gram). Review by Aaron Shaul.
1347ad (Human Inhuman/ Worldeater). Review by Jen Cray.
For What It's Worth. Review by Robert M. Sutton.
Til The Last Leaf Falls (Starlit). Review by Andrew Ellis.
Lights Bane (Crucial Blast). Review by Matthew Moyer.
Shelton Hull finds there is much to learn in this collection of conversations with the enigmatic and innovative trumpeter, not nearly as reticient with interviewers as legend has it.
You might still love Liz Prince after reading her autobiographical comic, but if it's maturity you're after, you're in this relationship for the long haul.
An autistic young man finds solace in computer gaming and wreaks ironic vengeance on his tormentors.
Serbian Film Noir gets a shot of hope in the form of a hot, red Renault 4.
Dustin Hoffman and Emma Thompson offer up tender and touching performances in a predictable but surprisingly enjoyable romantic comedy. Julie Haverkate thinks this Harvey deserves a chance.
Are you ready to scream your lungs out?! Dave Grohl was. So were over 80,000 fans as they packed Wembley Stadium for a performance that was two parts ferocious rock and one part classic rock. All this makes Tim Wardyn want to go to a Foo Fighters concert so badly that he can taste the sweat flying off the TV. We'll let him explain.