This year, four science fiction-loving booksellers will delve into Fantastic Planets, Forbidden Zones, and Lost Continents: The 100 Greatest Science-Fiction Films, the new book by film historian Douglas Brode. They’ll watch the movies, read Brode’s take, and tell you – point blank – how they feel about all of it. #35 on Douglas Brode’s list […]
Françoise Hardy in repose You can labor shoulder to shoulder with someone for days, weeks and years on end, share life’s joys and travails, get into and out of all manner of scrapes (these latter usually initiated by said comrade) and, ultimately, feel that a true rapport has been earned, that you really know who […] […]
First, a debt of thanks to our friends at Heathen Harvest. Yes, we have some differences politically, religiously and socially, but Paddy has done a sterling job in bringing some amazing music to the forefront of the underground music scene. We wish them continued success. HH recently reviewed a new release by Belarusian folk-metal band […]
It seems like Muslimgauze will live forever (or for a very long period of time) thanks to the endless amounts of music Bryn Jones left in his studio, which continue to creep out every now and then.
In honor of Iceland actually defeating a team of substance, here’s a slab of Icelandic racket by Purrkur Pillnikk, one of the country’s first punk bands.
Bernie Worrell, who helped shape the sounds of Parliament-Funkadelic, and added a rich, funky palette to the Talking Heads, has died of cancer. He was 72 years old.
What angering news. I thank Praveer Cheeku of Yatra Arts for posting this earlier in the week, but thanks to tending to my ailing father and a fighting with a computer in dire need of service, I’ve had to wait to post this news until today. Amjad Sabri, scion of the legendary Sabri Family who […]