Articles tagged retro

Jeremy and the Harlequins - “You’re My Halo” (video) (Premiere)

The New York City rock outfit Jeremy and the Harlequins channel the spirit of '50s rock 'n' roll and turn it on its head with their latest music video.

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Clairy Browne and the Bangin’ Rackettes: Baby Caught The Bus

The pull of old soul and R&B has extended all the way to Australia.

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Bass Drum of Death: Bass Drum of Death

The generous reverb endows every riff with a neon glow and the smell of cheeseburgers and fries served on an open car windowsill.

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Willy Moon: Here’s Willy Moon

Even if the Elvis by way of trip-hop premise of Here’s Willy Moon is a gimmick, who cares when it’s this fun?

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Hercules and Love Affair: DJ Kicks

This record's vintage house goes on so intolerably long that you become nostalgic for the present.

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‘Retromania’: You’d Throw It Against the Wall If You Weren’t So Immersed in It

Retromania is about the anxiety of influence; how our present moment is feeding into it, how it emerged framed as a historical inevitability, and how its necrotic collateral is any futurism that may have the audacity to disregard the past.

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You Say Apocalypse, I Say Retro Chic

Much like telling an erotic story within a Victorian backdrop seems ever so sexy, human depravity juxtaposed against a seemingly golden age of good, moral values is darkly comic and that much more disturbing.

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3D Dot Game Heroes - “The Hero Your Hero Could Be”

Atlus looks to continue its recent hot streak with its first PS3 release since the wildly celebrated controller smash-fest that was Demon’s Souls. 3D

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12 May 2008 // 9:55 PM

Ming & Ping: Causeway Army

Finding a synth-pop CD with this much polish and straight-up style feels like an utter breath of fresh air.

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21 Apr 2008 // 10:00 PM

Kamera: Resurrection

Kamera is as pure a retro throwback as you may ever find.

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16 Jan 2008 // 9:00 PM

Contra 4

Games like Contra presented a sort of difficulty that, while extremely demanding, was what offered those games longevity to begin with.

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Metroid Prime 3: Corruption

Much more than a gimmick, the controls of Metroid Prime: Corruption eventually gel into the definitive FPS experience.

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Metroid Prime 3: Corruption

Metroid has always been akin to waking up in the eye of a storm.

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6 Jun 2007 // 10:00 PM

Tetris Evolution

Tetris Evolution starts with the tried and true concept of Tetris and takes it somewhere it's never been before: Xbox Live.

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St. Vincent, Beck, and More Heat Up Boston Calling on Memorial Day Weekend

// Notes from the Road

"With vibrant performances by artists including St. Vincent and TV on the Radio, the first half of the bi-annual Boston Calling Festival brought additional excitement to Memorial Day weekend.

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