August 2017 Archives


Resplandor Reissues Now Available From Saint Marie Records

Peru’s Resplandor helped open my eyes to the true global nature of shoegaze.
Ingmar Bergman

Ingmar Bergman vs. The Spirit of Our Age

What happens when we make ourselves the highest goal of our own existence?
Sky Rogue

Sky Rogue Fills the Sky with Nostalgia and Lots of Polygons

I’m itching to relive the Top Gun and Iron Eagle fantasies of my inner fourth grader.
Pulp Fiction - Quentin Tarantino

September 2017’s Best Streaming Titles, Including Pulp Fiction, Requiem for a Dream, Robocop & The Lost City of Z

Coming soon: Quentin Tarantino’s masterpiece, Ben Affleck’s modern noir, Tim Burton’s Dark Knight, Atreyu, TGIF, and many more.
For Wishes

In Rotation: For Wishes, Slow Dancing Society, Billow Observatory, Macross 82-99 (Review)

Sparse, intimate folk/slowcore, nocturnal cinematic ambient, airy electronic music, and anime-inspired future funk.
Donald Trump

Weekend Reads: Donald Trump & Evangelicals, Charlottesville, Biblical Literacy, Prince’s Official Purple & more

Also: Waiting for your favorite authors, the allure of magic, publishing trends, shoegaze protest, and the dark matter enigma.
Rustic Houses, Forlorn Valleys

Domino Reissues Two Classic Hood Albums on Limited Edition Vinyl

1998’s “Rustic Houses, Forlorn Valleys” and 1999’s “The Cycle of Days and Seasons” can be ordered from Norman Records.

Weekend Reads: DuckTales, Star Wars Forevermore, Firefox’s Future, Transhumanism & Religion

Also: Novelists tussle on Twitter, improving Apple’s Safari browser, Facebook and the Church.
Building Blocks

It’s Time to Adopt a Block-Oriented View of Website Content Management

Think of a webpage as a collection of discrete, self-contained blocks of content — and edit it accordingly.
The Majesty of the Flesh - Lee Bozeman

The Majesty of the Flesh by Lee Bozeman (Review)

The simple fact is that any new music from Lee Bozeman is a gift.

Weekend Reads: iZombie, A Ghost Story, Shoegaze History, Battle Royale’s Legacy, Hayao Miyazaki’s Storytelling & more

Also: Your new favorite typeface to hate, revisiting David Lynch’s Dune, gritty modern reboots, whither Google Fiber, and the downside of constant communication.


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