Articles tagged john o'callaghan

5 Jun 2013 // 11:04 PM

The Maine: Forever Halloween

After being AltPress cover models for too long, the Maine traded in their easy subgenre hits for real independence. Now, on their second effort without major label support, the band hires the Raconteurs' Brendan Benson to approach, and while not everything works, it's still a somewhat admirable effort, particularly on the lyrical front.

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//Mixed media
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Culture Belongs to the Alien in 'Spirits of Xanadu'

// Moving Pixels

"The symbols that the artifact in Spirits of Xanadu uses are esoteric -- at least for the average Western gamer. It is Chinese culture reflected back at us through the lens of alien understanding.

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