Four Year Strong
Sondre Lerche soothes Orlando with his broad-palette approach to folk music -- but don't even think about catnapping during his set.
Jon Schnepp talks with Ink 19's Gail Worley about beating the censors, loving the metal, and Metalocalypse -- a very metal dream come true -- and Antonio Cannobio contributes exclusive Dethklok art (exclusive!). Bang your heads.
Tragically, The Knack's career has come to a close with the passing of frontman/ songwriter/ guitarist Doug Fieger on Valentine's Day 2010. Steve Stav remembers the man, resurrecting this interview conducted for Ink 19 a few days after Fieger's 53rd birthday in 2005.
Hitting the road with Ani DiFranco as a follow-up to her national touring debut with no less a superstar than Tracy Chapman, Gaby Moreno will have to follow-up her debut album, Still the Unknown with a title more befitting her potential breakout. She's already got some surprises up her sleeve for the second act.
The Element of Freedom (J Records). Review by Christopher Long.
Razor To Oblivion (Southern Lord). Review by Matthew Moyer.
Book of Love, Lullabye, Candy Carol, Lovebubble (Noble Rot). Review by Scott Adams.
Potato Hole (ANTI-Records). Review by Joe Frietze.
Inside Out (Bunk Records). Review by Tim Wardyn.
In This Light And On This Evening (Kitchenware Records). Review by Tim Wardyn.
All the Dread Magnificence of Perversity (Crucial Blast). Review by Matthew Moyer.
In a Dark Tongue (Neurot Recordings). Review by Matthew Moyer.
Oxygen Flash (Neurot Recordings). Review by Matthew Moyer.
American Horizon (Los Cenzontles Arts Center). Review by Carl F Gauze.
Oh My God, Charlie Darwin (Nonesuch). Review by Matthew Moyer.
Live - Hope at the Hideout (Anti-Records). Review by Carl F Gauze.
The Bear (Vanguard Records). Review by Tim Wardyn.
25 O’clock/ Psonic Psunspot (Ape UK). Review by James Mann.
Where Did All My People Go (Long Nights, Impossible Odds). Review by Carl F Gauze.
Your Side Now (Ready.Set.Records!). Review by Andrew Ellis.
100mNYC (100m Records). Review by Carl F Gauze.
Live @ the Roundhouse London 2008 (Year Zero/Future Noise). Review by Matthew Moyer.
See Mystery Lights (DFA records). Review by Carl F Gauze.
Athens (!K7). Review by Carl F Gauze.
Photographer Phil Griffin captures one of rock's best-loved bands in this behind-the-scenes Bon Jovi must-have.
Carl F Gauze recommends this collection of posters from the hottest graphic artist of the year, Jay Ryan.
Harlem Renaissance man by way of Chicago in the 1970s, Melvin Van Peebles adds another tome to his illustrious résumé.
Have you ever wanted to be behind the scenes with Red Hot Chili Peppers? Tim Wardyn learned more about the band (and Flea's anatomy) from photographer Tony Woolliscroft's book Me and My Friends than he ever wanted to know.
There's only one man whose swagger can quiet a crowd of 600,000 people on the cusp of rioting. His name is Leonard Cohen, and once again the poet/musician surfaces from images of the past.
Jeff Bridges transforms Crazy Heart from a story everyone's heard before into something that might be special enough to turn the heads of a select few.