Review: The Violettes – Self-Titled

THE VIOLETTES THE VIOLETTES From the opening rolling cascades of sound of “Blue Hearted Fool,” it is quite clear that The Violettes are a shoegaze delight with fantastic production that allows for the chaos of sound to swell without giving the songs a cheap wash of undefined sound. That is, until the groove kicks … read more

Local Review: Patrick Robinson – Untitled

Posted November 13, 2017 in ,

Patrick Robinson = Sun Kil Moon + Butthole Surfers

Trolley Wing Company’s Closing Party

Posted March 5, 2010 in Photos

For over ten years, the Trolley Wing Company has served the tastiest wings in the valley to many devoted customers. Sadly, they will be closing their doors for an undefined period of time while they relocate. To send off the old trolley car, they held a rager on Saturday, Feb. 27 and SLUG was there to cover it. Photos by Katie Panzer.

Hallowed Halls: A Night of Dark Elegant Fashion

Posted October 5, 2007 in ,

Last fall, fashion designer Heather Mathiesen and filmmaker Stephen Simmons collaborated to produce An October Evening, an arts event designed to showcase their creative endeavors as well as those of like-minded peers. “Stephen and I are both very inspired by the October season and wanted to capture what we felt was so intriguing about it,” … read more

Book Reviews

Posted October 30, 2013 in ,

Book reviews for Louder Than Hell: The Definitive Oral  History, Ministry: The Lost Gospels According to Al Jourgensen, Queens of Noise: The Real Story of the Runaways, Starting At Zero: His Own Story and We Are Wormwood.

Kicking & Dancing: The Political/Poetical María Magdalena Campos-Pons

Posted March 5, 2015 in , ,

For Campos-Pons, Our America is important for a community that is often “undefined and without context,” she says. Latino Americans are “like the universe,” Campos-Pons says. “Look at how many galaxies, how many stars, came out of [the Big Bang]. The idiosyncratic physical and cultural makeup of the Latino people—their identity—is like that: a mix of many things that become one.”