A sampling of Opus’ finest content over the years, hand-picked for your entertainment, education, and edification.
Jun 12, 2015
Grace Is a Bowl of Strawberries
I can’t imagine food alternatives really stacking up to the simple-yet-sublime pleasures of freshly picked strawberries.
Apr 28, 2015
Netflix’s Daredevil Is a Sobering Story About the Tragedy of Evil
Daredevil isn’t just a hero’s origin story; it also chronicles the tragic, sobering evolution of a supervillain.
Apr 3, 2015
Sufjan Stevens Sings of Grief, Death, Love & Forgiveness on Carrie & Lowell (Review)
Stripped of his usual pomp, Sufjan’s latest explores his relationship with his troubled mother with grace, compassion, and brutal honesty.
Mar 31, 2015
Finding a Path Through the Wilderness: An Interview with Makeup & Vanity Set
Makeup & Vanity Set’s Matthew Pusti discusses his new album’s origins, its accompanying short film, the legacy of the ’80s, and much more.
Feb 26, 2015
Building Better Blog Networks
Blog networks can be powerful tools, but they’re only as good as the support they offer their bloggers, and there’s plenty of room for improvement there.
Jan 11, 2015
Effectively Managing Image Assets in Craft CMS
Using Craft’s custom fields, you can build a very flexible system for managing your site’s assets.
Jan 3, 2015
My Favorite Songs of 2014, Part 3: Sun Kil Moon, Todd Terje, Temples, Wovenhand, “Weird Al” & More
Post-punk shoegaze, confessional ballads, solo piano, psychedelic pop, and more. Oh, and Weird Al as well.
Jan 2, 2015
My Favorite Songs of 2014, Part 2: Grouper, The Hotelier, Damien Jurado, Remedy Drive, The Roots & More
Acoustic folk, emo done right, soulful electronic pop, twee, ’80s synth ballads, hip-hop, and more.
Jan 1, 2015
My Favorite Songs of 2014, Part 1: 2:54, The Choir, Chromeo, Desiderii Marginis, Flying Lotus, Ben Frost & More
Swirling shoegaze, Christian psych-rock, dark ambient and industrial, ’80s-style disco pop, and more.
Dec 31, 2014
Remembering the Magic of Bark Psychosis’ “Hex”
It’s a landmark album, but more importantly, it’s a beautiful album, and time has done nothing to change that.
Dec 5, 2014
20 Years Later, and I Could Still Live in Hope
Time seems to stand still whenever Low’s debut album is playing; listening to it is as much an act of meditation as anything else.