Archive for September 2011

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Put It On Your Radar: Alloy Orchestra @ The Englert

I recently showed my kids Scorpio Rising, an early Kenneth Anger film, and made them write a response paper about it. Many of them said the exact same thing: they didn’t like the movie because it didn’t have any words. It had an awesome soundtrack, full of choice cuts from the 1950s and 1960s but […]


As soon as I get some things sorted out in terms of access, this blog is going to get updated. I’m going to put in a new comments system so you can interact with us here on the page, and I might even get around to updating our blogroll. Since I’ve got no one to […]

Twin Sister: In Heaven

Twin Sister: In Heaven

Twin Sister is a band that hails from Long Island. Much like every other band that comes out in the indie world, they were throw immediately into the hype machine on the strength of their two EPs from 2010 Color Your Life and Dreaming With Vampire Kids. While both of these EPs are quite good, […]

Television of Minimal Pleasure: My Obsession With House Hunters

While you might see me out on the street being an asshole on my bike or at a show being awkward, there is something that I spend considerably more of my time doing than either of those things: watching House Hunters and House Hunters International. If you are not familiar with these shows, let me […]

Things That Friends of Mine Do

I lucked out and happened to go to a very artistic, creative college in the form of Oberlin College in Ohio. As a result, I know a lot of the bands that are driving around the country and trying to make a dollar or two playing music. I’m going to put you on some newer, […]

Closet Gems: Gary Wilson - You Think You Really Know

Closet Gems: Gary Wilson - You Think You Really Know

In this newest installment, I want to talk about an album that has done more damage to my lifestyle than any other that I can think about. Gary Wilson’s 1977 album You Think You Really Know Me. Disturbing albums have been made throughout time (see: anything made by Slayer, DNA on DNA or “Frankie Teardrop” […]

Show Review: Fruit Bats w/ Vetiver & Breathe Owl Breate // 9/7/2020

To begin with a piece of honesty, this was a show that was not on my radar. While I can listen to it, I, generally, try to steer clear of things that label themselves as “folk-pop” because it’s a sound that I find particularly uninteresting. In reality, the only reason I ended up at this […]

Lit Preview: Granta Presents: 10 Years Later

Esteemed lit magazine/publisher and Mission Creek Festival alum, Granta Magazine honors the release of its 112th issue tonight (Tue, Sep 6) at Prairie Lights. This magazine release event is part of a series of events surrounding the new issue of Granta. The issue features new writing from several authors regarding the 10th anniversary of the 9-11 […]