Darryl Wright has been writing fiction and critiquing pop culture and music since the 80's. He was the two time winner of the Step Up! Slam Poetry event in Ottawa, Canada and now divides his time between developing software for major video game titles and writing. He's promoted shows, directed music festivals and even DJ'ed The Fringe Festival. Today he's a father, software developer, and critic who makes his home in Vancouver, Canada.
Sub Focus: Torus | 13 Oct 2013 // 8:04 PM
It’s not for the hardcore heads, but it might sound nice to have some of that underground sound showing up on daytime radio.
Bomb the Bass: In the Sun | 16 Sep 2013 // 9:01 PM
Trying to adopt a more consistent sound throughout the record is a double-edged sword. It means that you can concentrate on what you do best, but, at the end of the day, it also means that’s all you have to play with.
Sunny Day Metal from Torche, "Snakes Are Charmed" | 24 Apr 2013 // 5:30 AM
When I talk about metal music I don't typically make reference to terms like "optimism", "hope" or "sunny afternoons". But just as other genres have their emotional orientations, metal too can offer a spectrum of perspectives -- even if not as often.
Move Aside and Let the Man Go Through | 3 Apr 2013 // 10:46 PM
Former Soul Coughing front-man and solo artist Mike Doughty crowd-funds a re-imagining of his former band's material.