Tag: Melvins

The Color of Noise

The Color of Noise

Screen Reviews

Nearly two hour documentary focusing on Amphetamine Reptile Records, responsible for releasing some of the noisiest punk-inspired music in the ’90s, including Helmet, Melvins, and Tar.

Winter

Music Reviews

Into Darkness (Southern Lord). Review by Matthew Moyer.

Kurt Cobain: About A Son

Screen Reviews

A mixture of interview audio and incidental footage, About A Son allows rockdom’s left handed martyr to tell his own story. Matthew Moyer appreciates the minimalism.

The Body

Music Reviews

All the Waters of the Earth Turn to Blood (At A Loss Recordings). Review by Matthew Moyer.

Eagle Twin

Music Reviews

The Unkindness of Crows (Southern Lord). Review by Matthew Moyer.

Sonic Boom

Print Reviews

In author Pete Blecha’s new examination of the gnarled roots of Seattle rock music, he posits that it all started with the slurred words “Louie Louie.” Scott Adams obviously approves.

Sunn0)))

Music Reviews

Monoliths and Dimensions (Southern Lord). Review by Matthew Moyer.

Grunge Is Dead

Print Reviews

Greg Prato’s new oral history of Seattle music (or “grunge” to you and me, bucko) strikes the right balance between bratty humor and pathos, thinks Matthew Moyer. And was the bassist from Guns N’ Roses really in the Fastbacks? Read on,,,

Big Business

Event Reviews

Big Business delivered a ::beep:: of a rock show in Jacksonville, according to Scott Adams , even if the majority of the audience was too busy texting one another to have realized it.

Wino

Music Reviews

Punctuated Equilibrium (Southern Lord). Review by Matthew Moyer.

Ascend

Music Reviews

Ample Fire Within (Southern Lord). Review by Matthew Moyer.

Melvins

Music Reviews

Nude With Boots (Ipecac). Review by Matthew Moyer.

Flipper: Live

Screen Reviews

Legendary proto-grunge nihilists in “having fun” shock! Scott Adams wouldn’t have believed it either. The proof is in the pudding with this archival release of vintage Flipper concerts.

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Henry V

Henry V

Archikulture Digest

Blood, guts, and kicking butt in France — it’s the age-old story of Shakespeare. Carl F. Gauze once again enjoys the salacious violence and complicated plot points of Henry V, in the moody dark of Orlando Shakes.

New Music Now 011: Nora O’Connor

New Music Now 011: Nora O’Connor

Features

On today’s New Music Now, Judy Craddock talks to our musical guest, Nora O’Connor, about her solo album, My Heart, and the captivating new music she’s listening to right now. Tune in for great music, and more ’90s references than you can shake a scrunchie at.

Big Time Gambling Boss

Big Time Gambling Boss

Screen Reviews

Writer Kazuo Kasahara and director Kôsaku Yamashita transcend genre conventions to create the memorable film Big Time Gambling Boss. Phil Bailey reviews.

Frank Bello

Frank Bello

Features

Frank Bello’s new memoir Fathers, Brothers, and Sons: Surviving Anguish, Abandonment, and Anthrax takes us from a New York childhood, to Anthrax stadium tours, to fatherhood with the charming informality of a conversation with an old friend. Then I’m Gone, Bello’s first solo EP, provides accompaniment. Joe Frietze reviews.