Review: Heavy Petting

Review: Heavy Petting
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Heavy Petting Obie Benz and Joshua Waletzky New Video Group Street: 05.29 A documentary based around the culture of sexuality in the 50s and 60s? Sign me up! With conversations

Review: Gothic Vampires From Hell

Review: Gothic Vampires From Hell
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Gothic Vampires From Hell Fred Austin and Rob Walker Cleopatra Street: 05.15 Getting new material to review is sometimes like waiting to be kicked in the penis. You realize it

Review: America’s Mexican

Review: America’s Mexican
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America’s Mexican George Lopez HBO Home Video Street: 07.03 WHITE PEOPLE TALK LIKE THIS, LATINO PEOPLE TALK LIKE THIS. Now that I have that out of the way, I can

Localized: I am the Ocean & Her Candane – December 2007

Localized: I am the Ocean & Her Candane – December...
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Localized is always five bucks, and happens on the second Friday of the month at the Urban Lounge, a private club for members. This month’s showstopper falls on December 14th. … read more

Localized: Loom, Bird Eater and The Grimmway – May 2008

Localized: Loom, Bird Eater and The Grimmway – May 2008
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SLUG’s Localized will always be five bucks no matter what and occurs on the second Friday of every month. … read more

Skinning The Lambs

Skinning The Lambs
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Since the early 1980s, black metal has held its middle finger pointed toward the sky. … read more

Creation and Crucifixion: INVDRS in the Studio

Creation and Crucifixion: INVDRS in the Studio
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Since INVDRS formed, it’s been a short but eventful path from just jamming out ideas and blowing fuse boxes at local bars, to these final weeks of recording their first full length, Electric Church. From the material I heard during my visit, I could only later describe it to a friend as if “someone had just dropped a filthy coffin full of stones onto my chest.”
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OM: Vespers and Vigils

OM: Vespers and Vigils
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Ascend. A light skyward to the field rise claimant to freedom.
One key element that separates OM from the wide majority of their peers is the obvious spirituality in the lyrics, and subsequently the music as a whole. Every part of the sound is devotional and surrendered as prayer. … read more

Dave Payne

Dave Payne
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When he’s not busy being a father of twins, fixing up his house, performing with several bands, or up late playing arcade games in his basement, Dave Payne is at the helm of his very own recording studio known as Spaceship Arcade Studio. … read more

Todd Barry: Amused to Death

Todd Barry: Amused to Death
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Todd Barry has been on stage for just over 20 years, mocking life’s ridiculousness with his recognizable cadence of mellow, tranquil delivery. His comedy, which he describes as “super flashy with many ‘bells and whistles’ to keep you focused” is not for everyone. He doesn’t yell his punch lines at the top of his lungs, or work up a sweat stomping around on stage waving his arms. Instead, he takes on a role similar to the guy you may have heard sitting in the back of class making sarcastic comments about everything he sees and hears. … read more