Thursday , August 11 2022

Music Genres

Music Reviews: An ‘Ultimate’ Edition of John Lennon’s First Major Solo Album, Plus Al Stewart’s ‘Year of the Cat’

A new box set expands the ex-Beatle's first solo album to include six CDs, two Blu-rays, and a book. Also: a British folk/rock gem is remastered.

Read More »

Music Reviews: The Beat Farmers, James Holvay, Will Porter, and Mary Karlzen

The Beat Farmers' 1985 debut resurfaces in a deluxe edition and Will Porter's overlooked 2015 gem is reissued. Plus, fine new music from James Holvay and Mary Karlzen, two artists who haven't been heard from in ages.

Read More »

Music Reviews & More: Hope Dunbar, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Wild & Blue, the Dinallos, and Allen Ginsberg

New music from three artists, plus a 1976 Lynyrd Skynyrd concert and Allen Ginsberg's first recorded reading of "Howl."

Read More »

2021 SXSW Film Festival Review: ‘Demi Lovato: Dancing With The Devil’

Demi Lovato: Dancing With The Devil, Michael D. Ratner, Demi Lovato, SXSW FF

This documentary is a cautionary tale for all those who start out in beauty pageants. If they, as child stars, possess the talent to parlay their success into worldwide tours at 25, the exposure can be treacherous.

Read More »