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Chinnock of the North

How did I not know that Bill Chinnock was Dick Curless’s son in law?
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Message points

Instrumental music isn't very dependable at conveying specific non-musical subject matter.
Christian Scott's political science, Anita Coelho's connections
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Indie gets the blues

White rockers generally come by the blues one of two ways.

The Gossip, the Black Keys, and the Kills


By MATT ASHARE  |  April 23, 2008
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Déjà vu

Prepare yourselves: R.E.M. have decided to become a rock band again.
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By MATT ASHARE  |  March 10, 2008
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Dance, monkey: Angelo Tsarouchas

I apologize for the War of 1812. And for Celine Dion.
We put a visiting comic on the hot seat. This week’s victim . . .
By SARA FAITH ALTERMAN  |  December 18, 2007
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Nine-inch-nailed

The sticker that adorns the cover of the new Nine Inch Nails album, Year Zero , promises “16 noisy new songs.” Really?
Trent Reznor fights to reinvent himself
By MATT ASHARE  |  April 25, 2007


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Ike Turner

As much as I enjoy hearing Ike Turner’s gritty voice sing “You’re like Kentucky Fried Chicken, woman/You’re finger-lickin’ good” on the new “Tease Me,” this album is still a disappointing follow-up to his 2001 comeback, Here and Now .
Risin’ With The Blues | Zoha
By TED DROZDOWSKI  |  November 07, 2006
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Teo Leyasmeyer, 1947–2006

Teo Leyasmeyer, who died last Tuesday at the age of 59 from liver cancer, was a special kind of local hero.
In memoriam
By JON GARELICK  |  May 25, 2006

Gorillaz at the Apollo

There were puppets, singing and dancing middle schoolers, a gospel choir, a 14-piece string section from Juilliard, a who’s who of guests, including Neneh Cherry, De La Soul, Ike Turner, and a lollipop-sucking Shaun Ryder. But no Jamie Hewlett animations
Animated sans animation
By WILL SPITZ  |  April 10, 2006