Ike Reilly-Born On Fire

   It’s been 15 years since Ike Reilly released his masterful debut Salesmen And Racists and despite not reaching a mainstream audience he’s been puttin out consistently great records ever since. Born On Fire is Reilly’s 7th record, and his first being co-released by Tom Morello’s Firebrand Records (also being released by Rock Ridge Music). If you’re familiar with Reilly you won’t find any shocking … Continue reading Ike Reilly-Born On Fire

Ike Reilly @ Double Door, 11/25/11

For the first time in a while, I was able to get to a venue early and check out both opening acts before Ike Reilly and The Assassination played at Double Door. One of the performances reminded me why it’s important to get to shows early because you may discover something that you like. The other was a harsh reminder of why I tend to … Continue reading Ike Reilly @ Double Door, 11/25/11

Unknown Component-The Infinite Definitive

Unknown Component is the moniker under which Keith Lynch has been making music for almost a decade. The Infinite Definitive is┬áthe seventh full-length record from the project. One might suspect that the music made by a singular entity might come off as self-important and trite, but that isn’t the case here. Instead the songs are thoughtful and often quite energetic. My personal philosophy on reviewing … Continue reading Unknown Component-The Infinite Definitive