April 2016 Archives

A Touch of Zen, King Hu

Martial Arts Classics Dragon Inn & A Touch of Zen Get the 4K Treatment

I can only imagine seeing these King Hu masterpieces on the big screen.
Starflyer 59

Listen to the “Wrongtime” Single From Starflyer 59’s Next Album

Starflyer 59’s next album, titled “Slow,” will be released by Tooth & Nail Records this summer.
Settlers, Western Skies Motel

Settlers by Western Skies Motel (Review)

Leave it to a guy from Denmark to compose the perfect soundtrack for driving across the Nebraska prairie.
Blind Spot EP - Lush

Blind Spot EP by Lush (Review)

Lush’s first release in two decades contains nothing all that groundbreaking​ — but why would it need to?
DC Talk

Youth Group Nostalgia Can Be Bittersweet

As I’ve heard more stories from folks my age about their church experiences, I realize how fortunate I was as a kid.
Scarlett Johanson Ghost In The Shell

Why is Scarlett Johansson’s Ghost in the Shell casting so problematic?

The latest instance in Hollywood’s long history of casting white people as non-white characters.
Wavehymnal - Makeup & Vanity Set

Wavehymnal EP by Makeup & Vanity Set (Review)

Another solid, engaging release by one of the best musicians working in electronic music today.
Brainchild Circle Of Dust

The Circle of Dust Reissues Continue With 1994’s Brainchild

Brainchild built on the industrial sound of Circle of Dust’s self-titled debut but added a heavier, more guitar-based aspect.
Grid

Grid Layout Is One of the Best Things to Ever Happen to CSS

This is how web page layout should be. How it should’ve always been.
Silverhawks

Revisiting Silverhawks, Mighty Orbots, Kidd Video & Other Classic Cartoons

Time may not be kind to all of these cartoon series but my inner twelve-year-old still loves them.
Hyper Light Drifter

Preorder Disasterpeace’s Hyper Light Drifter Soundtrack

It evokes Joe Hisaishi’s elegant arrangements as much as it does classic 8-bit and 16-bit soundtracks.
Wavehymnal

Makeup & Vanity Set Announces New Wavehymnal EP

The EP takes the band’s darkly cinematic sound out onto the dance floor.

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