Jude Warne is the music columnist at Red Paint Hill Journal and an In-the Field Writer at Film International. She has written numerous reviews and interview pieces for The Vinyl District, Live for Live Music, No Depression, Journal of Popular Music and Society, CMUSE, Film Matters, and Senses of Cinema. She earned her BA (Cinema Studies '11) and MA (Humanities and Social Thought '15) from New York University. Her Master's Thesis, "Let the Broken Hearts Stand," explored and examined the disappointed American characters in Sherwood Anderson's Winesburg, Ohio and Bruce Springsteen's Darkness on the Edge of Town. Jude's original teen fiction series is scheduled for publication in 2017 through Epic Press.
As Pete Donnelly’s new album and corresponding song title insinuate, Phases of the Moon is multi-faceted in genre, subject, mood, and tone. It is a work of many – phases – and its eighteen tracks all seem to be in varied […]
“Hey – I’m just sittin’ here,” Mike Jacoby snarl-sings in “Nevermind Me,” one of the I’ve-had-enough songs on his recently released album NorthEastSouthWest. Over the course of the record’s eleven countrified-rock tracks, Jacoby consistently defines a well-articulated personal creed. Lyrically, […]
Self-produced, self-recorded, self-promoted, self-managed. Armed with an undying love for rock ‘n‘ roll music and a multi-faceted musical talent that stems from an appreciation and propagation of quality songwriting. Mike Jacoby is a Long Beach-based singer-songwriter who’s been performing on […]
Vanilla Fudge, the stellar psychedelic-ish rock covers band that rose to prominence in the 1960s, hit all kinds of emotional levels of wow during their performance last Friday night. The kind of emotional levels that can make you vaguely uncomfortable, […]
Miracles of Modern Science is a guitarless quintet, and the band produces tunes under the guise of “eccentric chamber pop.” First formed on the campus of Princeton University in 2004, the group seems to have carried over its academic sway […]
About halfway through last night’s live performance of Mike Scott’s and the Waterboys’ new album An Appointment with Mr. Yeats, several members of the band suddenly put on dark long-beaked masks. It was Eyes Wide Shut-ish without the creepy kink […]