Video Reviews

MARTIN SEXTON “You (My Mind is Woo)” This one takes me back to the MTV Unplugged era, when the artists gave intimate performances, often acoustically. This one has the same feel. After a brief intro to the song, Martin casually begins the performance, playing with no apprehension, like he’s the only one in the room and he’s just praticing, or perhaps playing for a few friends at home. The black and white filming enhances this, and gives it a “behind … Read More >>

Video Reviews

VIDEO REVIEWS by MAX BOWEN ROGER MILLER “Big Steam” Well, this is pretty cool. An eclectic mix of black and white train footage, trippy color effects while the band plays, and I’m pretty sure there are clips from some old commercials. Regardless, I like what I see. It feels like a ‘flow of consciousness’ production, where there was no real plan in place while they made it. Then again, given the detail and quality, I don’t want to take anything … Read More >>

Video Reviews

VIDEO REVIEWS  by Max Bowen (all the reviews that have run in the print issues over the last six months plus new ones) … DARLINGSIDE  “Terrible Things” The message I take from the video for “Terrible Things”—made by Crazy Lake Pictures—is that we may mess up from time to time, but there are those who will see past that. The character in this story is given physical reminders of his many, many misdeeds through Polaroid photos of all the people … Read More >>