ALFONSO CUARÓN // ROMA – A REVIEW

I am not one that is moved easily and emotionally by watching films. Not to say I don’t love films or I don’t appreciate the craft or technique that goes into making films. From the very first frame of Alfonso Cuarón’s ‘ROMA’ something switched in me. This film was different, a good different and I [...]

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MARY POPPINS RETURNS – A REVIEW

It has been 54 years since the beloved original had it’s Disney debut on the silver screen. Now Mary Poppins is back and finer than ever, drawing inspiration from the P.L. Travers book series. Director Rob Marshall (Into The Woods, Chicago) brings the film some 20 years forward to Depression Era London with the Banks [...]

MICRA // CHILD GROWS OLD – A REVIEW

Today I bring you ‘Child Grows Old’ a fun and wistful electro-pop ditty by Sydney-based Electronic-Shoegaze duo, Micra. The duo is comprised of Producer/Guitarist Robbie Cain from Australia and Bulgarian Singer Ivana Kay. Singer Ivana Kay’s atmospheric, breathy yet luscious vocals bounce along the synth and guitar drove track. Providing a unique contrast along with [...]

INTERVIEW WITH … WANK

I got a chance to interview Southern California Punk Band WANK recently. I talked with frontman Bobby Amodeo on music, Foo Fighters, and the future of WANK ... THE RECLUSIVE BLOGGER: I always start out with an easy and quick question. An icebreaker ... So CD or Vinyl? WANK: VINYL THE RECLUSIVE BLOGGER: And for [...]

YOU ME AT SIX ANNOUNCE NORTH AMERICAN TOUR

The U.K. chart-topping rock band You Me At Six is back and set to tour the United States and Canada in 2019 in support of their sixth studio album, VI. The tour "Back Again" tour set to kick off in Boston at the Brighton Music Hall on February 22 of next year, with tickets going on sale [...]

INTERVIEW WITH … MAY

The Dawning Of MAY ...Meet MAY, she's the Melbourne born and New York City based singer-songwriter who voice and lyrics are beautiful and haunting. She is signed to Bastille's Best Laid Plans where she will release her debut EP, Phantom and video "Last September" come November 2nd. This week I not only had the privilege [...]