Picastro
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Becoming Secret: An Interview with Liz Hysen of Picastro
22 Apr 2010 // 5:00 PM

The master of "mean love songs" are on the verge of breaking big, causing Liz Hysen to talk to PopMatters about a love of everything Mike Tyson, jam sessions with cellists, and a craving for ... secrets!

//Reviews

Picastro: You
16 Mar 2014 // 9:05 PM

Dark-hued Toronto band makes another "quiet and aggressive" album that's as much a source of connection and support as it is scary.

Picastro: Become Secret
16 Mar 2010 // 5:00 PM

Dark without being cartoonish or goth, delicate without being merely pretty, stark without being dourly ascetic, this Toronto band has made its masterpiece.

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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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