“When it came to writing music, I was never technically trained. I picked up the guitar when I was 15 years old and started a band. We were fucking horrible. We ate the dirt and just got back up. You’re going to have a lot of big fails and people don’t want to see you succeed, but you can’t dwell on them, you just have to keep going and move forward.”
Producer Zac Ramras and Director Nick Waggoner have come together for a fourth time to create a unique adventure for your viewing pleasure. Their vision for Valhalla was born out of a desire to portray winter through the eyes of the youth. “It is about living the free life and finding happiness,” said Ramras. Casting for the movie found a variety of interesting personalities that were perfect for creating a unique look into a world seldom visited.
You usually don’t hear of many well-known skaters coming out of the Netherlands, but with his skating talent, it was hard for Dely Bosch to go unnoticed. With his effortless and clean style of skating, he isn’t afraid of throwing himself down a set of stairs or hit a big rail.
Mizurov has made a name for himself in Europe by competing in contests, filming video parts and supporting his sponsors. He is of Russian decent, but he calls Germany home because he has lived there most of his life. I recently had the chance to interview the European ripper and find out a little more about him.
I decided to review this concert because, hey, I may not listen to this subgenre of electronic music every single day, but I knew that kind of sound usually translates well into a live setting because it’s just sort of meant for huge speakers and nothing else. That being said: Datsik put on a great show this weekend at The Depot.
Quasi have seemingly distilled their influences from everything else they do to make something seemingly effortless and celebratory. You might be tempted to dismiss parts of it as scattered, but that’s that whole point—that they are able to deftly touch so many bases.They answered a passel of SLUG’s questions with answers as enigmatic as their music.
The story of modern dance in the United States is inherently underground. Like any subculture that lasts through several generations, modern dance history—when well told––can be a vehicle for encountering forgotten but necessary parts of the grand American narrative.
An artist who was immersed in the hardcore punk scene for much of the '80s and later served time as vice-president of a prominent insurance broker, Klutch (nicknamed after a character from Disney movie, Superdad), plans to wow Salt Lake City with a spontaneous effusion of brightly colored objects, wild line work, scavenged materials and spray paint.
For Erasure fans, a full-on Christmas album has always been something of a dream. Now that the concept of an entire holiday album is a reality for their 15th full-length album, the results show it has been well worth the wait.
Not only is the music so damn good, the live show is fantabulous, with a belly dance performance, epic costumes, and on this tour, a really awesome set including gorgeous projection imagery and a huge monster character blowup doll, among other sweet little tricks and treats. They totally deliver.