Monday, September 30, 2013

October Reviews

Claudia Lennear (Mad Dogs and Englishmen Tour)
These are the reviews and other pieces I'm working on this month.

Amazon 
Theat-
ricals: Haute Cuisine (with Catherine Frot) and Romeo and Juliet (with Douglas Booth).

Still playing (or yet to open): Blue Jasmine, Jobs, The Mortal Instruments -
City of Bones
, The Spectacular Now, The Way, Way Back, and We're the Millers.
 

Easy Street Blog: Line Out review of the new Dirtbombs.

 

Line Out: Bill Callahan, Circuit des Yeux's Haley Fohr, and
the Art of Selecting an Opening Act
, The New LimiƱanas Song,
"My Black Sabbath," Recreates the World of the Swinging Sixties Jetsetter
, David Novick's Lovely, Hazy "Undo the Knot," Jacco Gardner Releases a New Song and Video ("The End of August")
and Hits the Road
, Claudia Lennear's Lone Solo Record, Phew!, Rocks Hard, Defies Expectations, New Quilt Song: Anything but Cold or Dangerous, Jacco Gardner: Bringer of Grace and Charm, Dirty Three Guitarist Mick Turner's New Bag of Tricks Includes a Veteran Australian Vocalist, Alex Cuervo Trades the Garage for More Treacherous Spaces on Spooky New Project, Jason Pierce Returns to Spacemen 3 Roots on Reworking of Cut Copy's "Free Your Mind," Cate Le Bon Guests on Kevin Morby Song, Bella Musica from Italian Duo Satelliti, Boardwalk's Debut: A Mix-
ed Success
, Grass Widow Bassist Hannah Lew Is Cold Beat,
and Tim Presley's White Fence Gets "Filthy" for a Friend

Video Librarian: Where Heaven Meets Hell, Santana & Mc-
Laughlin – Invitation to Illumination: Live at Montreux 2011 [Blu-ray], Willy DeVille - Live in the Lowlands [Blu], Portnoy Sheehan Macalpine Sherinian - Live in Tokyo [Blu], UB40 - Live at Montreux 2002 [Blu], Bob and the Monster, Awkward - Seasons 1 & 2 [four-disc set], Stuck in Love, Big Star - Nothing Can Hurt Me.



Endnote: Image from tour photographer Linda Wolf.  

Thursday, September 05, 2013

September Reviews

These are the reviews 
and other pieces I'm 
working on this month.

Amazon 
DVDs and
Theatricals:
None. 

Still playing (or yet 
to open): Before Midnight, Blue Jasmine, Jobs, The Mortal Instruments - City
of Bones
, The Spectacular Now, Turbo, The Way, Way Back, We're the Millers.


Line Out: His Electro Blue Voice: These Italians Do It Better--and a Lot Louder, Tough Age's New Single Will Wake the Dead, MORE from Alexis Georgopoulos's Arp, The Dirtbombs Recreate the Bubblegum Era with Ooey Gooey Chewy Ka-Blooey!, Sun Getting You Down? Unlikely, but Just in Case: The New HSY EP Will Cure What Ails You, The Julie Ruin: A Super-Sized Sundae with Choc-
olate Sauce
, Brazilian Quartet Boogarins Release Summery, Sunlit Video for "Lucifernandis," On Nobody knows., Willis Earl Beal Trades the Studio Apartment for the Recording Studio, Photo-
grapher Jamel Shabazz Captures (and Continues to Capture) New York Cool
, "Living for the Future," the Spooky New Video from One-Man Factory Revival Band Vex Ruffin, In the First Single
off Their New Album, Tim Heidecker and Davin Wood Ask,
"What Else Is New?,"
CAVE's Ghostly "Shikaakwa" Video In-
tegrates Vector Rescanning and Raster Manipulation.  

Video Librarian: Shameless - Seasons 1 & 2 [four-disc set], 
Ain't In It for My Health - A Film About Levon Helm, Change,  
Carbon for Water, Ethiopia Dances for Joy!, How to Lose Your Virginity, Love Hate Love, Our Fires Still Burn - The Native Am-
erican Experience, Price of Gold, Enlightened – The Complete 
Second Season [two-disc set], Grey’s Anatomy - The Complete 
Ninth Season [six-disc set], and The Idolmaker [Blu-ray].  

 

Endnote: Arp image from Smalltown Supersound.