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Reviews

‘Fear The Walking Dead’ Continues to Stumble (TV Review)

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“So Close, Yet So Far” So far the pace of Fear The Walking Dead seems to swiftly alternate between a loud, shout-filled panic and long, silent shots that leer over the subjects. We’re told the ...

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Horror Director Wes Craven’s (1939-2015) Legacy of Terror

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The horror community is in mourning today as it begins to process the loss of Wes Craven, a man whose name is now synonymous with terror. Over a 40 year career, the director helmed some ...

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Frog Eyes- Pickpocket’s Locket (ALBUM REVIEW)

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Carey Mercer, the mastermind behind Frog Eyes, took a fiercely independent route in crafting the material that has become Pickpocket’s Locket, his latest and perhaps most straightforward album. Armed with only the acoustic guitar bequeathed ...

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Yes & Toto – Beau Rivage, Biloxi, MS 8/21/15 (SHOW REVIEW/PHOTOS)

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If you were wondering if the new Yes tour with Toto was going to be a more somber experience than usual, there is no need to fear the unknown. Yes have found a way to ...

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Birdcloud – The Mohawk, Austin, TX 8/28/15 (SHOW REVIEW)

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Katy Perry, Taylor Swift, and the inevitable legions of other airbrushed manufactured pop stars continually pump the music industry full of sanitized hot air that leaves a rift between the listener’s reality and their superficial ...

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MusicFestNW – Portland, OR 8/21/15-8/23/15 (FESTIVAL REVIEW/PHOTOS)

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The annual MusicFestNW in downtown Portland has transformed over the years from a multi-venue festival reminiscent of South by Southwest into a weekend affair in the park with 20 bands.  The setting at Tom McCall ...

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Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats – Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats (ALBUM REVIEW)

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Debut albums can be a tricky proposition. On the one hand, it’s essential to make an immediate impression. On the other, you don’t want to raise the bar too high so that succeeding efforts dwell ...

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Destroyer – Poison Season (ALBUM REVIEW)

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Shortly into Poison Season, the latest release from Dan Bejar’s Destroyer, he mutters the lines: “I’ll take my chances on the road/On the inside I’m an ocean/Like a wheel set into motion into the storm”. ...

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‘We Are Your Friends’ A Bland Attempt to Define Millennials (Movie Review)

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It was only a matter of time before someone attempted to make a grand cinematic statement about the wants and desires of millennials. Their ubiquity in pop culture and media makes them ripe for catering ...

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Beach House- Depression Cherry (ALBUM REVIEW)

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If you find yourself bewitched by the dream pop sounds of Beach House, than their latest record Depression Cherry will continue to enchant you in new ways. A follow up to 2012’s critically beloved Bloom, ...

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