Month: June 2023

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Film Review

The Parking Lot Movie

By - Gareth Jones For fans of simple, DIY documentaries, stories about underdogs and the service industry, Slacker/ films with people sitting around philosophizing I decided to write about this film after researching the amazing Yo La Tengo (who put on an astonishing show at Saturn) and discovering that James McNew had been a parking lot attendant and was interviewed throughout a documentary about parking. I immediately knew I needed […]

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Music Review

Pardoner – Peace Loving People

By - Kristi Houk Recommended if you like: Big Bite, Hotline TNT, Polvo Let’s go ahead and get this out of the way—I am not a Pavement fan.  This matters because Pardoner—the San Francisco based quartet have been compared to the 90’s alt rockers ad nauseam. I get it. Really I do. The slacker vibe is definitely present on Pardoner’s latest release, Peace Loving People, both lyrically (sardonic wit? check!) […]

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Song Of The Week

The Underground Youth – Another Country

July 7 2023 The Underground Youth is a British band based in Berlin.  The band is led by Craig Dyer whose musical influences include The Brian Jonestown Massacre, The Velvet Underground, the ballads and writing style of Bob Dylan and the noise of The Jesus & Mary Chain.  Find out more HERE Listen to all of our Songs of the Week HERE!

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Top 10 Songs in Wes Anderson Films

By - Jackie Lo Wes Anderson films are filled with some of my favorite songs. With his film “Asteroid City” hitting theaters today (grab your tickets at Sidewalk Cinema) I thought I’d take a look back at some of my favorite songs from Wes Anderson films. These are my top 10 at the moment.   Number 10 “Le Temps De L’amour” Francoise Hardy (Moonrise Kingdom) There have been so […]

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Music Review

Man on Man – Provincetown

By - Kristi Houk Recommended if you like: Imperial Teen, Bob Mould, Dinosaur Jr., Purling Hiss, Dazy Provincetown, the second release from life and musical partners Roddy Bottum (Faith No More and Imperial Teen) and Joey Holman is a fucking triumph for the LGBTQ+ community and a direct, ‘f-you we’re not going anywhere for the rest of us.’ This record couldn’t come at a better time with many right wing […]

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Film Review

Never Fear

By - Gareth Jones For fans of Ida Lupino, documentary-like but still melodramatic depictions of disease, 1950’s small budget independent films, complex stories For a period of time, Ida Lupino was the only female director working in Hollywood.  She had immigrated from England to act in Hollywood in the 1930’s and had some amazing roles including a couple of great film noirs with Humphrey Bogart, They Drive By Night and […]

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Film Review


By - Gareth Jones For fans of Kurosawa’s Ikiru, Kazuo Ishiguro screenplays (in particular Remains of the Day), Bill Nighy, slow building films with big rewards Every year I return to the snowy peaks of Park City to work and to recharge my cinematic battery.  Each year, there are a few films that re-establish my belief in the continued, artistic evolution of cinema and in a bigger way, my hopes […]

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Music Review

An Interview with Liz from The Beths

By - Kristi Houk “You gotta make hay while the sun shines…” —Liz Stokes I was given explicit orders not to “fan girl” out and I mostly kept my word when I interviewed Liz Stokes, vocalist, guitarist, and primary songwriter of The Beths earlier this week in promotion of their upcoming show this Sunday, June 18th at Saturn. (Get tickets here.)  After all, their magnificent album, Expert in a Dying […]

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10-ish questions with Amanda Bates of The Bates Group at ARC Realty

In this new segment each month, we'll talk to one of our sponsors and let you get to know them and what they do.  These are the people that allow us to bring you the best in underground and new music as well as bring you a look at what your city has to offer.  This weeks spotlight and question are for The Bates Group! Meet Amanda from The Bates […]

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