INDEX OF REVIEWS BY MICHAEL FORTES FEATURED IN:

POPDOSE

JUNE 16, 2009:
Introducing... Parlour to Parlour

FEBRUARY 13, 2009:
The Love Post: Music (Miles Davis "Get Up With It")

FEBRUARY 12, 2009:
The Love Post: Movies (Bugsy)

FEBRUARY 10, 2009:
The Love Post: Books (Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse)

OCTOBER 28, 2008:
Popdose Interview: Sarah Negahdari of the Happy Hollows

OCTOBER 27, 2008:
Bookshelf: Juliana Hatfield, "When I Grow Up: A Memoir"

SEPTEMBER 4, 2008:
Making a Joyful Noise: The Happy Hollows @ The Knockout, San Francisco

AUGUST 28, 2008:
L.A. ’s Best-Kept Secret: The Parson Red Heads @ Kimo’s, San Francisco

AUGUST 18, 2008:
The Popdose Guide to Juliana Hatfield

JUNE 20, 2008:
Name That Tune, Game 20

APRIL 15, 2008:
The Popdose Guide to Badfinger

MARCH 21, 2008:
Chart Attack! (3/22/75)

JANUARY 29, 2008:
The Popdose Guide to Ornette Coleman

 


ANIMAL BEHAVIOUR

APRIL 2, 2009:
Grass Roots + High Tech

FEBRUARY 19, 2009:
Connecting with the Future

JANUARY 22, 2009:
"In a Poetic Light"

 

jefitoblog

AUGUST 15, 2007:
Safe For Crackers: Harmolodic Edition

JUNE 5, 2007:
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Minnie Riperton

MARCH 20, 2007:
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Slayer

AUGUST 8, 2006:
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Chicago, Part One

AUGUST 15, 2006:
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Chicago, Part Two

AUGUST 22, 2006:
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Chicago, Part Three

 

WEST COAST PERFORMER

FEBRUARY 2009:
Mt. St. Helens Vietnam Band / The Parson Red Heads / Blitzen Trapper
Leopold and his Fiction "Ain't No Surprise"

NOVEMBER 2008:
The Dazzling Strangers "The Stars Are Ours"
The New Up "Broken Machine EP"

SEPTEMBER 2008:
Steve Taylor "Has the Size of the Road Got the Better of You"

JULY 2008:
Pink Elephants / Casey Neill & the Norway Rats / October Allied

JUNE 2008:
Hot Challenge "Hot Challenge EP"

APRIL 2008
Noise Pop
Chris Robley / Correatown / The Speakers

FEBRUARY 2008:
Diego's Umbrella "Viva La Fuerga"

JANUARY 2008
The Purrs "The Chemistry That Keeps Us Together"

DECEMBER 2007
Old Bull "Manifesto"

OCTOBER 2007:
The Beltholes "For Whom The Beltholes"

SEPTEMBER 2007:
The Girlfriend Experience "When In Rome...Do As The Lions"

SEPTEMBER 2007:
Amateurs "Speak Easy"

JUNE 2007:
The Brides Of Obscurity "Extended Play"

MAY 2007:
The Switch "Hello Today"

APRIL 2007:
The Brink "Ripe"

FEBRUARY 2007:
Sir Splendid "Lords & Peacocks"

JANUARY 2007:
Absinthe Academy "Gaudi Trashy"
LoveLikeFire "Bed Of Gold"

NOVEMBER 2006:
Keith Varon "Love Is A Hero"

SEPTEMBER 2006:
Recliner "Tranquilizer"

 

THE RASPUTIN MANIFESTO

JUNE 2006:
Jazz CD Reviews:

APRIL/MAY 2006:
Jazz CD Reviews

MARCH 2006:
Isobel Campbell & Mark Lanegan
Jazz CD Reviews

FEBRUARY 2006:
The many lives of Billy Joel
Jazz CD reviews

DECEMBER 2005:
When Ornette comes to town
John Mayer Trio "Try!"
Jazz CD reviews

NOVEMBER 2005:
Stevie Wonder "A Time 2 Love"
Scraping the pop barrell: the good, the bad and the ugly
Jazz CD reviews

OCTOBER 2005:
Paul McCartney "Chaos And Creation In The Backyard"
Jazz CD reviews

SEPTEMBER 2005:
Artemis, The New Up, Zonk (12 Galaxies, San Francisco, 8/11/05)
Pat Metheny/Ornette Coleman "Song X: Twentieth Anniversary"
Juliana Hatfield "Made In China"
Jazz CD reviews


AUGUST 2005:
Jazz CD reviews


JULY 2005:
Remembering Off The Wall
Jazz CD reviews



JUNE 2005:
Chet Baker and Dizzy Gillespie


APRIL/MAY 2005:
Elvis Costello and the Imposters (Paramount Theatre, Oakland, 3/22/05)
Doves "Some Cities"
Queens Of The Stone Age "Lullabies To Paralyze"
Robert Lamm (The Knitting Factory, Los Angeles, 4/23/05)
Mary Timony (Cafe du Nord, San Francisco, 4/22/05)

MARCH 2005:
Joey DeFrancesco & Friends (Yoshi's, Oakland, 2/16/05)
Miles in Transition

 

UCSF.edu

Stories For Airports

 

EAR CANDY

MARCH 2006:
Chicago XXX

BULLZ-EYE

JUNE 5, 2009:
PJ Harvey & John Parish "A Woman a Man Walked By"
Return to Forever "Return to Forever Returns: Live at Montreux 2008"

MAY 29, 2009:
Miles Davis "That's What Happenned: Live in Germany 1987"

MAY 22, 2009:
Chick Corea & John McLaughlin "Five Peace Band"
Tony Bennett & Bill Evans "The Complete Tony Bennett/Bill Evans Recordings"

APRIL 24, 2009:
Bob Dylan "Together Through Life"
A Camp "Colonia"

APRIL 17, 2009:
Yonlu "A Sociey in Which No Tear is Shed is Inconceivably Mediocre"
The Life and Times "Tragic Boogie"

APRIL 3, 2009:
Doves "Kingdom of Rust"

MARCH 12, 2009:
Wayne Shorter "Live at Montreux 1996"

MARCH 6, 2009:
Asobi Seksu "Hush"

FEBRUARY 27, 2009:
Chris Robley & the Fear of Heights "Movie Theatre Haiku"

FEBRUARY 20, 2009:
Buddy Holly "Down the Line: Rarities"
Buddy Holly "Memorial Collection"

FEBRUARY 13, 2009:
Vetiver "Tight Knit"

FEBRUARY 6, 2009:
The Blue Note 7 "Mosaic"

JANUARY 30, 2009:
The Bad Plus "For All I Care"
In Endeavors "You've Got Your Friends, I've Got Mine"
Cameron Matthews "green. blue. white."

JANUARY 23, 2009:
State Shirt "This is Old"
Mobile "Tales from the City"

JANUARY 22, 2009:
Your Favorite Band Sucks: Bands and Artists Bullz-Eye Writers Just "Don't Get" (Beastie Boys and Nine Inch Nails only)

JANUARY 16, 2009:
Various Artists "Guilt by Association Vol. 2"
Friendly Foes "Born Radical"

DECEMBER 29, 2008:
2008 Year End Music Review

DECEMBER 5, 2008:
Boz Scaggs "Speak Low"

NOVEMBER 28, 2008:
Holiday Gift Guide (Bob Dylan "Tell Tale Signs" only)
Guns N' Roses "Chinese Democracy" roundtable review
Cheap Trick "Budokan! 30th Anniversary Edition"

NOVEMBER 20, 2008:
Isobel Campbell & Mark Lanegan "Sunday at Devil Dirt"
Two Cow Garage "Speaking in Cursive"

OCTOBER 31, 2008:
The Happy Hollows "Imaginary"
Philadelphia International Records "Total Soul Classics reissues"

OCTOBER 24, 2008:
Bob Dylan "Tell Tale Signs: The Bootleg Series Vol. 8 - Rare and Unreleased 1989-2006"
The Jacksons "Destiny" (Expanded Edition)

Nina Simone "To Be Free: The Nina Simone Story"

Deerhoof "Offend Maggie"
Joseph Arthur & the Lonely Astronauts "Temporary People"

OCTOBER 17, 2008:
The Clash "Live at Shea Stadium"
John Coltrane "Soultrane" (vinyl edition)
Dressy Bessy "Holler and Stomp"

OCTOBER 10, 2008:
David Gilmour "Live in Gdansk"
Bill Evans "Waltz for Debby" (vinyl edition)
Yusef Lateef "Eastern Sounds" (vinyl edition)
Thelonious Monk with John Coltrane (vinyl edition)
Sonny Rollins "Saxophone Colossus" (vinyl edition)

OCTOBER 3, 2008:
The Replacements "Pleased to Meet Me (Deluxe Edition)"
Santana "Multi Dimensional Warrior"
Do You Remember the First Time? (America w/ Three Dog Night only)

SEPTEMBER 5, 2008:
Joseph Arthur "Foreign Girls"

SEPTEMBER 2, 2008:
Jimmy Witherspoon featuring Robben Ford "Live at the 1972 Monterey Jazz Festival"
Shirley Horn: Live at the 1994 Monterey Jazz Festival
Cal Tjader: The Best of Cal Tjader Live at the Monterey Jazz Festival

AUGUST 29, 2008:
The Verve "Forth"

Pork Pie "Transitory"

AUGUST 15, 2008:
Juliana Hatfield "How to Walk Away"

AUGUST 8, 2008:
The Parson Red Heads "Owl and Timber"

AUGUST 1, 2008:
The Beach Boys "U.S. Singles Collection: The Capitol Years 1962-1965"

Heart "Playlist: The Very Best of Heart"

JULY 29, 2008:
The Future is Unwritten: Joe Strummer

JULY 28, 2008:
Fallen from Grace: Music of Real Life Pop Criminals [Mix Disc Monday]

JULY 25, 2008:
Joseph Arthur "Vagabond Skies"

JULY 18, 2008:
This Car Up "Smile When You're Alone"
Wes Montgomery "The Incredible Jazz Guitar of Wes Montgomery: Keepnews Collection"

JULY 11, 2008:
Return to Forever "The Anthology"

JULY 5, 2008:
Robert Lamm "The Bossa Project"
Willie Nelson & Wynton Marsalis "Two Men with the Blues"

JUNE 27, 2008:
Dennis Wilson "Pacifoc Ocean Blue: Legacy Edition"

JUNE 20, 2008:
Moreland & Arbuckle "1861"
Radiohead "The Best Of"

JUNE 6, 2008:
Priscilla Ahn "A Good Day"
Cherry Poppin' Daddies "Susquehanna"
Joan as Police Woman "To Survive"

MAY 26, 2008:
Love for Sale: The "Prostitute Mix" [Mix Disc Monday]

MAY 20, 2008:
A Chat with Rachel Taylor Brown

MAY 9, 2008:
Rachel Taylor Brown "Half Hours with the Lower Creatures"

MAY 2, 2008:
Portishead "Third"

APRIL 25, 2008:
Soulsavers "It's Not How Far You Fall, It's The Way You Land"

APRIL 18, 2008:
Amelia "A Long, Lovely List of Repairs"

APRIL 11, 2008:
Gary Reynolds & the Brides of Obscurity "Santiago's Vest"

MARCH 28, 2008:
Various Artists "Conquer The World: The Lost Soul of Philadelphia International Records

MARCH 14, 2008:
Chick Corea & Gary Burton "The New Crystal Silence"

MARCH 7, 2008:
The Gutter Twins "Saturnalia"

FEBRUARY 29, 2008:
Kula Shaker "Strangefolk"

JANUARY 11, 2008:
The Spring Heeled Jacks Original Swinging Jass Band "The Dicky Comstock Show"
Leigh Marble "Red Tornado"
The Brother Kite "The Moonlit Race EP"

NOVEMBER 23, 2007:
Oasis "Lord Don't Slow Me Down"
Van Morrison "Still On Top: The Greatest Hits"
Holiday Gift Guide (Frank Sinatra "A Voice In Time"
only)

NOVEMBER 14, 2007:
A chat with Chris Robley
AC/DC "Plug Me In"

NOVEMBER 2, 2007:
Radiohead "In Rainbows"
Frank Sinatra "A Voice In Time: 1939-1952"

OCTOBER 19, 2007:
Diana Krall "The Very Best Of Diana Krall"
Chris Robley "The Drunken Dance Of Modern Man In Love"
Bullz Eye's Favorite CD Box Sets

OCTOBER 12, 2007:
PJ Harvey "White Chalk"

SEPTEMBER 28, 2007:
J.J. Cale "Rewind: Unreleased Recordings"

SEPTEMBER 21, 2007:
Animal Collective "Strawberry Jam"
Various Artists "Goin' Home: A Tribute to Fats Domino"

SEPTEMBER 7, 2007:
John McLaughlin "The Essential John McLaughlin"

AUGUST 30 , 2007:
Jethro Tull "Live At Montreux 2003"

Calvin Harris "I Created Disco"

AUGUST 20 , 2007:
Common "Finding Forever"

JULY 23, 2007:
The Rolling Stones "Their Satanic Majesties Request"

JUNE 5, 2007:
A chat with Tom Araya of Slayer



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