Album Review: Swans’ The Glowing Man

Album Review: Swans‘ The Glowing Man ~Nick Nihil It’s both amazing and not too surprising at this point that a band as visionary, talented, and experienced as Swans can continue to evolve and deepen their uniquely monolithic attack. They’re certainly not the only band identified by heavy, droning dirges that find meditative peace within force […]

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Review & Photos: George Clinton & Parliament-Funkadelic @ the Neptune

George Clinton & Parliament-Funkadelic @ the Neptune, 4/12/16 Show Review & Photos by John Rudolph George Clinton & Parliament-Funkadelic George Clinton and Parliament-Funkadelic (P-Funk to the initiated) ROCKED a packed house at the Neptune. Many times reviewers and photographers use “rocked” as a simple go-to word to describe a band, but in this case P-Funk […]

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Review: 7/15 Videoasis at Northwest Film Forum

Everyday you immerse yourself in the local music scene, and you know a witty filmmaker. You both love music videos. You are best friends. You laugh together, play, dance, and gab about whatever. Then you create an event that’s all about your favorite music videos. You fuse both your passions into one thing. Such is […]

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Movie Review: David Lynch’s Inland Empire

David Lynch’s Inland Empire Review by Nick Nihil Inland Empire For all of his beloved and culturally influential works such as Twin Peaks, Blue Velvet, and Mulholland Dr., Inland Empire is David Lynch’s greatest work. Released in 2006 and not even grossing $1M in the U.S., due in no small part to its 3-hour running […]

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Album Review: John Carpenter’s Lost Themes

John Carpenter’s Lost Themes Review by Blake Madden If you aren’t already a fan of John Carpenter’s films or the themes he’s composed for them, then the introduction of new “lost” ones probably isn’t going to change your mind. In the musical world of 2015 – with every nuance of tone, beat, and style possible […]

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