November 2016 Archives

Cigarettes After Sex

Cigarettes After Sex’s Romantic Dreampop Makes the Case for Quality Over Quantity

They’ve only released seven songs in four years, and each song is a lovely little gem in its own right. Even the REO Speedwagon cover.
Ghost In The Shell Geisha

Listen to HKE’s Awesome (Though Sadly Rejected) Song for the Ghost in the Shell Trailer

No disrespect to Depeche Mode, but HKE’s track is a better match for the Ghost in the Shell aesthetic.
Darth Vader

The Perils (and Positives) of Politicizing Pop Culture

Pop culture nerdery won’t save the union but it could help us understand each other a little better.
Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets - Luc Besson

The Trailer for Luc Besson’s Valerian Is a Sci-Fi Smorgasbord

Nearly every moment of the trailer is bursting at the seams with something imaginative and eye-catching.
The Texas-Jerusalem Crossroads 2017

Lift to Experience’s Remastered Texas-Jerusalem Crossroads is Coming in February

And yes, that’s really the new artwork. Those Texas boys are something else.
Wonder Woman - Patty Jenkins

Random Nerdery: Wonder Woman, Young Justice, Mass Effect: Andromeda & Kung Fu Yoga

Wonder Woman looks like actual fun, Young Justice returns, BioWare’s sci-fi epic gets more epic, and Jackie Chan’s next film looks like a blast from the past.
Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress - Tetsuro Araki

Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress May Help Fill That Attack on Titan-Sized Void in Your Life (Review)

The latest from Wit Studio and Tetsurō Araki is a gruesome, action-packed series featuring human-devouring monsters and steampunk samurai.
Airiel Band

Listen to “Cloudburst,” the Wonderful First Single from Airiel’s Molten Young Lovers

It has everything you could ever possibly want in a shoegaze song.


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