May 2015 Archives

Disney Concert Hall

Strategy’s Music Is the Music of the Future in My Dreams

In which I wax rhapsodic about the expansive, futuristic “ambient dub” of Paul Dickow.
Mad Max: Fury Road

Reading: Mad Max, The Declining Winter, The Flash, Poor Old Lu and The Prayer Chain, Dangerous Family Films & more

Also: The elitism of the current technology boom, ‘Daredevil,’ Sufjan Stevens and broken love, and biblical hermeneutics with Terrence Malick.
Wish-era Robert Smith

I ‘Wish’ I Could’ve Seen The Cure Back in 1992

Even without the inevitable nostalgia, ‘Show’ captures a brilliant performance by a band at their zenith.
Monkess the Homunculus

A Little Homunculus Needs Your Help to Tell Her Story

Monkess the Homunculus celebrates friendship and adventure and the entire mystery of life.
Avengers: Age of Ultron (Black Widow)

Avengers: Age of Ultron and the Black Widow Controversy

Did Joss Whedon really ruin Black Widow’s status as a strong female superhero?
Avengers: Age of Ultron (Ultron)

Avengers: Age of Ultron and the Threat of Artificial Intelligence

Ultron’s development as a villain seems perfunctory but it does parallel real-world concerns over the threat of artificial intelligence.
The Declining Winter

In Rotation: The Declining Winter, Mew, Seryn & Michael Cashmore (Review)

In this edition: Pastoral post-rock, bombastic indie-prog, emotional folk-rock, and elegant guitar instrumentals.

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