4 years ago | Stuff You Should Know About
Most genre titles suck, serving as meaningless shorthand for nerds in the field. Vaporwave? Gaslamp Fantasy? But, the Spaghetti Western moniker so perfectly nails the phenomenon of Italian directors setting movies in the American We...
4 years ago | Pop Life
Pay better attention to your Classics professor, for the Greeks really knew how to create lasting myths and character types. Take Narcissus, the boy who loved himself. Strikingly handsome and thoroughly vain, Narcissus was lure...
4 years ago | Houston Music
Christmas songs from beloved artists can be a bane or a blessing, an unexpected stocking stuffer or a turd lit up in wrapping paper on the porch. As a rule, holiday records rule when artists adapt them to their own style. For example, no one wants...
4 years ago | Festivals
AUTO FELLATIO DREAMS Saturday, 7:30 p.m. With a name that leaves a distinct impression on our most primitive sensibilities, Auto Fellatio Dreams' imagery lives up to the band's sound. Discordant, harsh and experimental, but in the best sense of th...
4 years ago | Metalocalypse
Font choice goes a long way in the world of metal. The industry standard typeface is as ornate as it is brutal — part gothic calligraphy, part blood-dripping misanthropy. But on the soft pink hues of their 2013 breakout effort, Sunbather, black-me...