Month: May 2024

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Song Of The Week

Bronski Beat – Smalltown Boy

"Smalltown Boy," a seminal track by Bronski Beat, was released in 1984 and quickly became an anthem for the LGBTQ+ community. The song poignantly addresses the struggles of a young gay man leaving his oppressive hometown in search of acceptance and freedom. Its lyrics narrate a journey of pain and rejection, encapsulated in lines like "Run away, turn away, run away, turn away, run away." The emotive synth-pop melody, paired […]

todayMay 31, 2024 14

Film Review

Strawberry Mansion

By - Gareth Jones For fans of David Lynch, lo-tech sci-fi, lightly philosophical yet humorous love stories Sometimes names just stick with you.  That is the case of the star and co-director/writer of Strawberry Mansion.  The name I am referring to is Kentucker Audley.  His real name is Andrew Nenninger.  Quite a difference when you are trying to stay in someone’s memory.  Staying in someone’s memory is an actual theme […]

todayMay 30, 2024 31

News

Marshall Allen of Sun Ra Arkestra! turns 100!

Today, we celebrate the remarkable 100th birthday of Marshall Allen, the legendary saxophonist and leader of the Sun Ra Arkestra. Born on May 25, 1924, Allen’s century-long journey through the realms of jazz has been nothing short of extraordinary. His innovative spirit and boundless creativity have made him an enduring icon in the world of avant-garde music. Marshall Allen's musical odyssey began in Louisville, Kentucky, where his early passion for […]

todayMay 25, 2024 31

News

Melt-Banana Announce First Full-Length Album in 11 Years

3+5 Tracklist: 01. Code 02. Puzzle 03. Case D 04. Stopgap 05. Scar 06. Flipside 07. Hex 08. Whisperer 09. Seeds Melt-Banana 2024 Tour Dates: 05/24 – Portland, OR @ Hawthorne Theatre 05/25 – Boise, ID @ Neurolux 05/26 – Salt Lake City, UT @ Urban Lounge 05/27 – Denver, CO @ Meow Wolf 05/29 – Des Moines, IA @ xBk Live 05/30 – Minneapolis, MN @ Fine Line Music Hall […]

todayMay 25, 2024 6

News

Live Nation Entertainment and Ticketmaster Face Antitrust Lawsuit from U.S. Justice Department

In a landmark move, the United States Justice Department has filed a lawsuit against Live Nation Entertainment, alleging that the entertainment giant, which owns Ticketmaster, holds an unlawful monopoly over the live events industry. The suit, filed in federal court, asserts that Live Nation's dominance in ticket sales and live event promotion stifles competition, leading to higher prices and fewer choices for consumers. The Justice Department's complaint focuses on the […]

todayMay 25, 2024 12

Music Review

DIIV – Frog In Boiling Water

By - Jason Hamric Recommended if you like MBV, Shoegaze, Buried vocals, Saving the planet Alright, listen up, you psychedelic wanderers and shoegaze devotees, ‘cause I've just had one frenetic, cosmic day with DIIV’s latest offering, "Frog in Boiling Water." Picture this: it's a stormy night, and the elusive record arrives on my doorstep like some cryptic message from a parallel universe. I slap it on the turntable and let […]

todayMay 25, 2024 8

Film Review

Sasquatch Sunset

By - Gareth Jones For fans of the Zellner brothers, Cryptozoology films, Micheal Cera and Riley Keough in full body suits Nathan and David Zellner have had quite a career. Between the two of them, they have acted in 75 films, and written/directed seven feature length films as well as numerous shorts and television projects. Their last three films have premiered at the Sundance Film Festival, which is where I […]

todayMay 25, 2024 23

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