WakandaForeverEver by J.Period

Black Panther Meets Outkast in J.PERIOD’s #WakandaForeverEver Mashup

The noted producer combines the “Black Panther” soundtrack with selections from the storied hip-hop duo’s discography.
Doo Lough, Ireland

Feeling Homesick for a Place You’ve Never Been

Exploring the German concept of “fernweh.”
Injustice: Gods Among Us

Weekend Reads: DC’s Injustice, Superhero Origins, Kill Bill, White Male Anger & more

Also: Films and God, Facebook’s apologies, Gmail redesigns, the John 3:16 guy, Neil deGrasse Tyson, the Pixies, Tolkien, and a new favorite Twitter thread.
A Dark Place - Tor Lundvall

A Dark Place by Tor Lundvall (Review)

Tor Lundvall’s first vocal album in nearly ten years blends hushed ambient music with themes of sorrow and longing.
Life Equals Death - globalWAVEsystem

globalWAVEsystem’s Life Equals Death Took Christian Industrial Music to Dark, Distorted Extremes (Review)

When I was in high school, I once used this album to scare the little kids in my church.
Iron Monkey

Yuen Woo-Ping’s Iron Monkey Is Finally Getting a Deluxe Release

This campy cult classic about a martial arts Robin Hood features Donnie Yen and some truly over-the-top action choreography.
Isao Takahata

Isao Takahata, 1935-2018

The “Grave of the Fireflies” director was one of the founders of the legendary Studio Ghibli.
The Choir

The Choir Announce New Album Bloodshot, Tour Dates With The Prayer Chain

Choir frontman Derri Daugherty will also release a solo album this year.
Dead Artist Syndrome

Dead Artist Syndrome’s Classic Prints of Darkness To Be Reissued

Brian Healy will also perform the album in its entirety at this year’s Audiofeed Music Festival.
Blame Killy End

Exploring the Strange, Ultra-Futuristic World of Tsutomu Nihei’s Blame!

Tsutomu Nihei’s manga masterpiece is a journey through a bizarre world filled with nightmarish technology run amok.

Random Nerdery: The City and The City, Higher Power, FLCL, The Expanse, Legion

China Miéville, shoestring budget superheroics, crazy anime, gritty sci-fi, and mutant psychic weirdness.
The Iron Giant - Brad Bird

April 2018’s Best Streaming Titles: Speed Racer, The Iron Giant, The Handmaid’s Tale, Spaceballs & more

Also: Liu Kang and Shang Tsung, Jack Sparrow, South Korean superheroics, Sam Raimi noir, and The Man With No Name.
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