The Violet Burning Are Planning Three New Albums for 2018
This will be the first new music from the Violets since 2011.
Weekend Reads: Evangelicals & Trump, The Women of Black Panther, Dungeons & Dragons, Cleaning Up Reddit & more
Also: Black Christians and white churches, Mamoru Oshii, Hulu’s satanic panic, wormholes, Stephen Hawking, Spotify, and understanding tech.
Miracle’s The Strife of Love in a Dream Revels in Esoteric, Elegant Synth-Pop (Review)
Miracle’s darkly elegant music takes the sounds of the ’80s and reshapes them into strange and thrilling new forms.
Not Thrilled by Fine China (Review)
Fine China return after thirteen years with some of their best songs to date. Elegant, wistful pop of the finest sort.
Random Nerdery: The Outlaw Johnny Black, The Endless, Netflix’s Lost in Space
Michael Jai White takes blaxploitation to the Old West, a trippy new horror film, and Netflix remakes another classic series.
DigHayZoose’s Ambitious MagentaMantaLoveTree Combined Funk, Metal & Psychedelia With Strange Results (Review)
MagentaMantaLoveTree is a sprawling, uneven album that’s by turns fascinating and frustrating, impassioned and inconsistent.
Random Nerdery: A Silver Surfer Movie, Ta-Nehisi Coates & Captain America
The Sentinel of the Spaceways might finally get a good movie and the First Avenger gets an acclaimed new writer.
Weekend Reads: Haruki Murakami, Afrofuturism, Broadchurch, Billy Graham & Johnny Cash & more
Also: Sin and the internet, Netflix’s Dark, Amazon, the Babylon Bee, the Book of Jonah, abortion and politics, and Christian martyr fantasies.
Duncan Jones’ Mute Is an Interesting Film, It’s Just Not a Good One (Review)
Though it features some interesting visuals, Mute is a significant misstep for the talented director.
Web Dev Links: Making Opus Faster, Web Development Complexity, Slack’s Dark Side, Scrolling Myths & more
March 2018’s Best Streaming Titles: Ghostbusters, Voltron, Jessica Jones, James Bond, Hackers & more
Also: Ambitious low-budget sci-fi, Netflix original anime, James Bond, Takashi Miike’s 100th film, and Luc Besson’s return.
Statamic’s “Bard” Is an Elegant-Looking Approach to Content Management
Bard combines an unobtrusive text editor with very customizable content block functionality.