Reviews and Features For March 2016
Psychedelic Shack: Uther Pendragon's San Francisco Earthquake
Drop out and tune in, man! Well, at least for a few minutes while we tell you about a treasure of vintage psych music thats been lost for 40-years! Light the incense and turn on the lava lamp!
Read the full Uther Pendragon's San Francisco Earthquake review
Tumbler - You Said
This is folk music of quite the British variety. Whenever Richard sings, his accent comes through in the same way, say, Ray Davies does with The Kinks and Morrissey.
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The Infamous Stringdusters - Ladies & Gentlemen
Theyve consistently wowed fans and critics alike over the past eight-years or so, releasing five well-received albums that have made them one of the most respected and in-demand bluegrass/Americana bands on the scene today.
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Fall Out Boy: The Kids Are Alright (Live In Chicago)
In a day and age where pop music steers towards the safe rather than the adventurous, Fall Out Boy aims for the target building a pop-punk cathedral catalog that is unlike anyone else on the musical landscape.
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Peter Frampton - Acoustic Classics
Some long-time Frampton fans who are still babying-along the vinyl copy of Frampton Comes Alive! that they bought 40-years ago may not realize that the golden boy never stopped putting out new records.
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5 Star: Judas Priest - Battle Cry
If you have any notion that Judas Priest, now more than 40-years into their career, are losing a step, it will be dispelled very early on in this live concert film which was filmed at the 2015 Wacken Open Air festival in Germany.
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A Taste O' the Green: Northern Ireland's Unique Food and Drinks
2016 is the Year of Food & Drink in Northern Ireland, and while theres never a bad time to visit, special food and drink celebrations will be taking place throughout the year.
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Rock Reads: Forty Years Of The Allman Brothers Band
The brothers in question here are the Allman Brothers, whom West spent twenty years handling the tour management duties for. Here in this coffee table-style book he shares about 900 of his photos, most never been published before.
Read the full Les Brers: Kirk West's Photographic Journey with the Brothers review
The Keith Emerson Trio
The recent sad news of the passing of keyboards wizard Keith Emerson will no doubt have every label hes ever been affiliated with scouring their archives for long-lost recordings to rush-release. Thats not the case here though
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Road Trip: The True/False Film Fest
The final credits have rolled on the 2016 edition of the True/False Film Fest that took place in Columbia, Missouri March 3-6. For lovers of documentary films, True/False has earned a reputation for being one of the best festivals in the country.
Read the full The True/False Film Fest Road Trip article
Sir Ivan - I Am Peaceman
Some will watch this film and then idolize Wilzig as a king of the partiers and hed be completely cool with that. But if viewers recognize the caring, giving, inspirational soul underneath it all, that would put the biggest smile on his face.
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Pete Scobell Band - Walkin a Wire
Pete Scobell is revealed on Walkin a Wire as a man of the people who loves his country, isnt afraid to show some emotion, respects country music tradition and yes, he can surely sing.
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The Blues: Bob Margolin- Supersonic Blues Machine- Sam Butler
Kevin Wierzbicki checks in with the latest installment of Get The Blues where he tells us about Bob Margolins My Road, Supersonic Blues Machines West of Flushing, South of Frisco and Sam Butlers Raise Your Hands!
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Celtic Thunder - Legacy Volume One
The show opens with the rousing Heartland, a composition that features the entire 16-person ensemble (six singers and 10 musicians) but it doesnt take the show long to hit an emotional note.
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Tony K's Best Films of 2015
The world of cinema in 2015 was thriving and turbocharged. I cant remember a year with this many strong films. My top forty films all could have been a top ten films in different years.
Read the full Tony K's Best Films of 2015 review