Jen Cray catches Circa Survive frontman Anthony Green's intimate Orlando show, where only tentative steps are taken away from his signature crowd-pleasing sound.
What happens when 200 Goths descend on Tampa to jump the shark? Bob Pomeroy checks out Convergence 14 and doesn't even have to wear black.
Matt Parish looks into the eyes of soul at a recent Leon Russell show.
Jen Cray shrugs off another day's responsibilities, dodging tossed beers and fake blood to sidle up to The Queers at The Social (duh, where else)?
Jen Cray is bewitched by the subtle dramatics of Alabama's Wild Sweet Orange.
Are you tired of detective shows where the lead is a mess of addictions, neuroses, and failed relationships? If so, Joe Frietze recommends this trio of British mysteries with a different spin on the genre. Check out The Last Detective, DNA, and Midsomer Murders.
In an era of technological power in the hands of the masses, Lucky Dragons stands as a vivid testament to the power of people. Penny Duff asks Dragon Luke Fischbeck how?
With the recent release of a career retrospective, pioneering hip-hop producer and sound collagist Steinski will no longer be one of the genre's best kept secrets. Chris Catania gets the story from the man himself.
Tyler Shamy takes a break from acting, singing, writing, dancing -- and high school -- to catch Jen Cray up on what it means to be a teenaged pop star these days.
Operating in a genre dominated by paint-by-numbers R&B, Zaki Ibrahim paints soul -- outside the lines -- with a purple paint brush. S D Green talks to the emergent Canadian soulstress about globalism in her sound, the unlikely influence of Tom Waits, and why critics refuse to believe Canadian artists have soul.
3 Rounds and a Sound (Expunged Records/ In Music We Trust). Review by Tim Wardyn.
Exclusive (Jive). Review by Cindy Barrymore
The Complete Hits (Collector's Choice). Review by Carl F Gauze.
Change! (Hot Topic - Sub City - Hopeless Records). Review by Carl F Gauze.
Devotion (Six Degrees). Review by Kiran Aditham.
Along Came A Spider (Steamhammer / SPV ). Review by Matt Parish.
Which Way Is Mine (Self-released). Review by Kyrby Raine.
Listen to My Heartbeast (Bangor). Review by Aaron Shaul.
Greatest Hits Vol. 1 (RemLo Productions). Review by Jen Cray.
How To Walk Away (Ye Olde Records). Review by Laura Pontillo.
The Sum of Our Parts (self released). Review by Jen Cray.
Promise of Summer (Foreverything Records). Review by Andrew Ellis.
Make Sure They See My Face (Interscope). Review by Kiran Aditham.
Cathedral Square Park (Rainbow Quartz International). Review by Carl F Gauze.
Cover Up (Megaforce/13th Planet). Review by Kiran Aditham.
Log in Eye (Seksound). Review by Aaron Shaul.
1861 (Northern Blues). Review by Tim Wardyn.
Pale Moon Gang (Fast Loose). Review by Jen Cray.
Sounds From the Cutting Room Floor (Reason Y). Review by Tim Wardyn.
Slanted Eyes, Slanted Hearts (In Music We Trust). Review by Tim Wardyn.
An Evening of Bad Decisions (Black Numbers). Review by Jen Cray.
Three Flights From Alto Nido (Vanguard). Review by Tim Wardyn.
O (Team Love). Review by Jen Cray.
We Started Nothing (Columbia Records). Review by Andrew Coulon.
Unicycle Loves You (Highwheel). Review by Chris Catania.
What's the greatest form of flattery? The fanzine, of course. Andrew Coulon digs this collection of Alter Egos from TwoMorrows.
Staff Writer Enthralled By Absurd! Carl F Gauze gets a secret thrill from the tabloid stories of Sam Post.
Do you know the difference between stovepipe and cigarette pants? Andrew Coulon does, and he's lording it over the ladies in his life. Don't get burned -- check out Erika Stalder's Fashion 101: A Crash Course in Clothing for yourself.
Like a kid in a toystore, Matthew Moyer is agog over this photo collection devoted to Mego's delightfully strange line of classic superhero action-figures from the late Seventies. They look like dolls to me....
A bonnie look at the history and influence of the Celts -- Carl Gauze could stand a little less chatter and a lot more music.
Darnell Shacklebee relives the ups and downs of his life when all his former therapists arrive at his coffee shop. Carl F Gauze looks past perhaps the worst film packaging ever and finds much to enjoy in this homemade release.
Rip your shirt off and check out Iggy Pop's shake appeal... Scott Adams tells Ink 19 The Stooges are really big in Belgium right now.
Fancy (Prawn Song Records). Review by Cindy Barrymore.
Carl F Gauze catches a fleeting glimpse of Philippe Petit, the man who strung a wire between the towers of the World Trade Center and walked across it one morning.
Julie Haverkate wishes The Duchess moved her as much as Keira Knightley's performance did.