Juliette Lewis jettisons the Licks for a new bid at solo stardom. Jen Cray sees how she handles the spotlight all to herself.
Miike Snow treats Chicago fans, including our own Chris Catania, to an early Halloween show.
As the men and beasts gathered in the cool evening to hear the strains of Cole Porter's music, Cindy Barrymore was struck by how elegant it all seemed.
Happy Mondays and Psychedelic Furs rock an Orlando audience filled with aging Gen-Xers, and all is well.
Staind challenges the foundation of Chicago's Congress Theater. Cindy Barrymore dons her helmet and boots and marches deep into the trenches.
Strung Out gives standard Orlando fare a run for its money, abusing, shredding, and grinding the hell out of every inch of The Social's stage to fans' delight.
Self-proclaimed "Helsinki Vampires" The 69 Eyes delivered an amazing, high octane performance at Orlando's Social.
The Sounds bring an ear-pleasing mix of alt-pop gems and a hefty dose of star power to Orlando's House of Blues.
U2 packs the biggest rock show in history into The Spaceship and takes it on the road to touch the hearts of 75,000 fans in Tampa and outer space. Jen Cray laughs, she cries.
After thirty years, music critic Gary Giddins is still listening, still watching, and still... writing a multi-volume biography of your grandma's favorite crooner, Bing Crosby? Ink 19 sat down with Giddins to talk about the shape of jazz to come.
Musical duos have become their own genre, much in the same way the Beatles helped define the bass, drums, guitars rock quartet. Matthew Moyer looks inside the husband/wife duo of Lullatone to explore the seriousness of toy instruments and just how much babies love Busta Rhymes.
Kicking off Ink 19's new series, Labels We Love, S D Green talks to ZE Records co-founder Michel Esteban about defining a sound and establishing a label during New York's 1970s creative zeitgeist, and the resurrection of the label that was once home to Lydia Lunch, Suicide, and Kid Creole & the Coconuts.
Anomaly (Bronx Born Records). Review by Christopher Long.
Eddy Current Suppression Ring (Goner Records). Review by Jen Cray.
Délivrance (Leaf Label). Review by Matthew Moyer.
Topanga (Compass). Review by Carl F Gauze.
Himalaya. Review by Matthew Moyer.
Romanian Names (Dead Oceans). Review by Eric J. Iannelli.
Julian Plenti is...Skyscraper (Matador). Review by Kiran Aditham.
Monochrome (Self-released). Review by Andrew Ellis.
In Session (Concord Music Group / Stax). Review by Carl F Gauze.
Infinite Light (JagJaguwar). Review by Matthew Moyer.
Magic Love and Dreams. Review by Matthew Moyer.
Stupid Love (Vanguard Records). Review by Tim Wardyn.
Wind's Poem (PW Elverum and Son). Review by Matthew Moyer.
Sun People (ESL Music). Review by Carl F Gauze.
London Undersound (E1 Entertainment). Review by Kiran Aditham.
Or, the Whale (Seany Records). Review by Tim Wardyn.
DJ (Nervous Records). Review by Carl F Gauze.
Exploding Head (Mute). Review by Matthew Moyer.
Murder by Pride (Big 3 Records). Review by Christopher Long.
See You Tonight (Olympic Records). Review by Matthew Moyer.
Trevor Hall (Vanguard Records). Review by Tim Wardyn.
Funny People - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (Concord Music Group). Review by Carl F Gauze.
All Reflections Drained (Hydrahead). Review by Matthew Moyer.
Popular Songs (Matador Records). Review by Laura Pontillo.
Danger Is EP (Take Root). Review by Jen Cray.
Transcendental Highway (Lazy Eye America / Compass). Review by Carl F Gauze.
Poetry of the Dead (Epitaph). Review by Jen Cray.
Nick Cave captures a side of east Sussex that you'll never see on travel posters in this novel that Carl F Gauze likens to Death of a Salesman for the 21st Century.
An online review of a book of people talking about people talking about comics online. Carl F Gauze slams into a postmodern wall.
Ten years after the premiere of the creepily innovative The Blair Witch Project, another super-low budget indie horror flick scares the bejesus out of critic Julie Haverkate with just a homemade video and slight supernatural effects. So what happens when you sleep? Paranormal Activity, that's what.
A moderately talented singer gets a reasonably bad recording deal and maybe a so-so girlfriend in Henry Phillips' saucily-titled indie film.
Have you ever heard a potty-mouthed 12-year-old with a voice like an angel? Tim Wardyn is convinced he has.