Whitney Strub
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One Mic, One Take, One Dollar: The World of Fonotone Records | 29 May 2006 // 7:00 PM

In these days of easy file-sharing and unlimited access to information, the Fonotone box set provides a welcome respite, a point of entry to a bygone era when people had to put effort into chasing their passions, when the thrill of the hunt meant more than a Google search, and when the mechanics of record-trading meant more than an IM conversation on Soulseek.

Lost in the Last Attack: Recovering the Comsat Angels | 19 Apr 2006 // 7:00 PM

The retro-postpunk wave seems to have crested, but the Comsat Angels at their best transcended trends and flew the genre coop, traveling on their heavenly wings straight for greatness.


Various Artists: Fuzzy-Felt Folk | 2 Jan 2007 // 2:03 PM

Giant Squid: Metridium Fields | 21 Dec 2006 // 2:03 PM

Both the sum of and a twist on their influences, Giant Squid brings the bombast.

//Mixed media

The Hills Are Alive, But Nobody Else Is in 'The Happiness of the Katakuris'

// Short Ends and Leader

"Happiness of the Katakuris is one of Takashi Miike's oddest movies, and that's saying something.

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