The Grassy Knoll ‘Electric Verdeland, Vol. 1′ Review

The Grassy Knoll ‘Electric Verdeland, Vol. 1′ Review: Austin based electronica project makes for an ...


Top 10 John Hughes Movies: Where does The Breakfast Club Rank?

Top 10 John Hughes Movies: upon its 30th anniversary, see where The Breakfast Club ranks among Hughes’ best films. This week (February 15th to be exact) marks the 30th anniversary of director John Hughes teen dramedy The Breakfast Club. It became a pop-culture touchstone for Generation X, and an 80’s time capsule moment. But it’s themes of social hierarchy and […]

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The Jesus and Mary Chain Talk New Album Plans

The Jesus and Mary Chain Talk New Album Plans: Jim Reid discusses long-delayed comeback album. Last month, The Jesus and Mary Chain announced North American tour dates to celebrate the 30th anniversary of their landmark album ‘Psychocandy’. But lest fans think they’ve signed off on being a nostalgia act, frontman Jim Reid discussed new music plans in […]

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Spider-Man Returns To Marvel Studios

Spider-Man Returns To Marvel Studios: it’s for real this time. After weeks of conjecture, the news is now official: the next Spider-Man film will be jointly produced by both Sony Pictures and Marvel Studios. Spider-Man, the linchpin of the Marvel Comic Book universe, has been in cinematic dire straights at the hands of Sony after […]

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Listen: ‘Revolution The Shoegaze Revival’ Compilation

‘Revolution The Shoegaze Revival’ is a free compilation showcasing 30 international acts inspired by genre forefathers. There’s no mistaking that 90’s nostalgia has brought back the shoegaze genre in a big way. With the return of veteran groups like My Bloody Valentine, Slowdive, Swervedriver, and most recently Ride, longtime fans and newbies are rejoicing in the […]

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The Cush ‘Transcendental Heat Wave’ Review

The Cush ‘Transcendental Heat Wave’ Review: Forth Worth psych-rockers take listeners on a trippy voyage to 90’s shoegaze and beyond. The Cush may hail from the Lone Star State, but their sonic pedigree hearkens to the best elements of British alt-rock of the 90’s.That sound is front and center on their stellar new album Transcendental Heat […]

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John Carpenter ‘Lost Themes’ Review

John Carpenter ‘Lost Themes’ Review: he’s all out of bubblegum, because this album kicks ass.  When filmmaker/composer John Carpenter announced his new album Lost Themes, one assumed it contained unused music from his impressive filmography. When he later clarified it’s actually his first album of non film-related music, it was an equally exciting proposition. But it also begged the […]

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7 Best John Carpenter Soundtracks

7 Best John Carpenter Soundtracks: in anticipation of Carpenter’s new album ‘Lost Themes’, we take a look back at his most iconic synth-laden film scores. John Carpenter has the unique distinction of being one of the best directors and composers of the 70’s and 80’s. His pioneering use of synthesizers to create taut hypnotic tension for his iconic […]

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The Jesus and Mary Chain Announce Psychocandy North American Tour Dates

The Jesus and Mary Chain Announce Psychocandy North American Tour Dates: the Reid brothers celebrate album’s 30th anniversary.  Noise rock legends The Jesus and Mary Chain are celebrating the 30th anniversary of their alternative noise rock classic Psychocandy with a tour playing the album in its entirety. The band played handful of British dates in […]

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