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Gifts for Audiophilesnew

This music lover's gift guide shares the secret of successful gift selection.
Orlando Weekly  |  Jason Ferguson  |  11-14-2012  |  Shopping

Album Reviewsnew

The Bombay, Rec Center, Royal Thunder.
Orlando Weekly  |  Jason Ferguson, Justin Strout and Jared Oates  |  05-31-2012  |  Reviews


Review: Hardcore band Ceremony's Zoo.
Orlando Weekly  |  Jason Ferguson  |  05-31-2012  |  Reviews

The Best Music of 2011new

The top 20 releases of 2011 in no particular order
Orlando Weekly  |  Bao Le-Huu, Jason Ferguson and Justin Strout  |  12-29-2011  |  Reviews

Knope Problemnew

Singer/songwriter Gaby Moreno plays outside the box.
Orlando Weekly  |  Jason Ferguson  |  10-06-2011  |  Profiles & Interviews

Author Tyler Gray on His Lou Pearlman Exposenew

From Lou Pearlman's first failings as an unscrupulous blimp salesman through the investment schemes, modeling agencies, airlines and entertainment ventures, Gray details how this tubby, disingenuous kid from Queens used deception and deflection to live a life he truly did not deserve.
Orlando Weekly  |  Jason Ferguson  |  10-30-2008  |  Author Profiles & Interviews

Trivium Has Quickly Risen to Heavy Metal's Top Tiernew

Trivium's new album, Shogun, has been hailed as one of 2008's most anticipated metal releases.
Orlando Weekly  |  Jason Ferguson  |  10-16-2008  |  Profiles & Interviews

Mudhoney Gets Floridiannew

It has been quite a long time since Mudhoney graced the state of Florida, but the band's decade-plus absence from the state was not intended as a slight.
Orlando Weekly  |  Jason Ferguson  |  06-12-2008  |  Profiles & Interviews

Steve Albini and David Gedge Return to the Roughnew

The marquee bit of news regarding the Wedding Present's first new album in three years is the fact that Albini is again sitting in as producer … sorry, engineer.
Orlando Weekly  |  Jason Ferguson  |  05-29-2008  |  Reviews

Be Your Own Pet Meets the Sophmore Cursenew

With Get Awkward, the band's songs are still bracing and efficient and singer Jemina Pearl is still an unhinged, full-throttle screamer who's unashamed to make a shouted "WHOOO!" part of a chorus.
Orlando Weekly  |  Jason Ferguson  |  05-22-2008  |  Profiles & Interviews

The Mad World of Miami's Torchenew

The blistering guitar work, the sludge-thick riffs, the hulkingly muscular rhythm section, even the hooks that eschew anthemic power for melodic effectiveness, make a listener feel like a meerkat in the middle of a mammoth stampede: It’s coming, it’s fast, and it will crush you.
Orlando Weekly  |  Jason Ferguson  |  05-22-2008  |  Profiles & Interviews

The Far End of the Long Tailnew

Online sites offer lost classics for next to nothing.
Orlando Weekly  |  Jason Ferguson  |  05-08-2008  |  Music

The Quiet Expatnew

Fugazi's Joe Lally finds his muse in the boot.
Orlando Weekly  |  Jason Ferguson  |  02-25-2008  |  Profiles & Interviews

Reissues Add to the Joy Division Oeuvrenew

Despite improved sonic quality and the inclusion of bonus discs containing full, era-specific live sets, these reissues serve to reinforce what most people already know about Joy Division -- which isn't a bad thing.
Orlando Weekly  |  Jason Ferguson  |  11-02-2007  |  Reviews

'Martian Child' Rises Above Average Family-Positive Sweetnessnew

Director Menno Meyjes pulls an engaging film out of the potential claptrap, while also putting across a message about the beauty of nonconformism.
Orlando Weekly  |  Jason Ferguson  |  11-02-2007  |  Reviews

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