Cole Waterman
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A product of Midwest malaise, Cole Waterman spent the bulk of his formative years immersed in the works of Tom Waits, the Doors, the Replacements, John Lee Hooker, the Stooges, Captain Beefheart, Morphine, Alice in Chains, John Coltrane, PJ Harvey and Nick Cave. Regrettably grown up, he pays the bills working as a crime reporter in the Michigan mitten.

Features // 4 Articles
Reviews // 76 Articles
Blogs // 68 Articles
//Features

'Your Worst Self Is Your Best Self': Defending Season Two of 'True Detective' | 14 Aug 2015 // 3:15 AM

Nic Pizzolatto seems to have written this season for a specific audience, knowing full well and not giving a damn that it would not be viewed favorably by the general public.

Go to the Light: An Interview with Murder by Death | 1 Nov 2012 // 5:15 PM

Ten years into their career, the Indiana band (who is not, by the way, a metal band) reveals their Kickstarter secrets and why not every record is a concept album.

//Reviews

Sleigh Bells: Jessica Rabbit | 15 Nov 2016 // 8:25 PM

Noise pop duo rise to the challenge of diversifying trademark sound with host of new elements, crafting one of their strongest albums.

Ryan Allen and His Extra Arms: Basement Punk | 10 Nov 2016 // 3:11 AM

Detroit songwriter crafts 11 personal, DIY songs rooted in power pop tradition and delivered with punkish fervor.

//Blogs

Handgrenades - 'Tunnels' (album stream) (premiere) + Interview | 2 Nov 2016 // 3:39 AM

Detroit quintet releases sophomore album filled with varied styles and hooks.

Send Medicine - "Translucent" (video) (premiere) | 28 Oct 2016 // 3:56 AM

Send Medicine releases trippy video showcasing tune's modern slice of '60s psych-folk.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Emerging from My Hiatus from Big Budget Games

// Moving Pixels

"I'd gotten burned out on scope and maybe on spectacle in video games, but I think it's time to return to bigger worlds to conquer.

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