Monday, February 24, 2020

The Independent Ethos Radio Hour to debut on Jolt Radio this...

Beginning this month, I will be hosting highlights from this website and my freelance work as a film and music critic living in Miami...

Independent Spirit Awards hijacked by Weinstein

Silver Linings Playbook should have won nothing at the Independent Spirit Awards last night. Beyond the fact that this movie just is not that good...

Popol Vuh’s Herzog soundtracks reissued; Download Sculptor Steiner here!

When I first heard about  SPV's planned release of a five CD collection of Popol Vuh's early soundtracks for Werner Herzog's films, I was excited...

Free Pixies live EP on mp3… and mucho mas!

A few days ago, Interpol, of all people/sources, shared a link to the new Pixies website, promoting a free 5-song EP of live Pixies...

Could ‘Station to Station’ be EMI’s final Bowie reissue?

As many familiar with this blog already know, I have written extensively about the reissue campaign for David Bowie's 1976 album Station to Station...

Eno collaborator/poet Rick Holland corresponds on craft – An Indie Ethos...

A couple of months ago, I sent poet Rick Holland a link to my post sharing my excitement about the results of his participation...

The Psychedelic Furs kick off summer 2010 tour

Richard Butler live at the Culture Room Photo by Hans Morgenstern The Psychedelic Furs have recently begun touring the club circuit with nothing to promote but...

My profile on actor Edgar Ramirez for ‘Zero Dark Thirty’ in...

When I got the assignment to interview Édgar Ramírez for his small but key role in Zero Dark Thirty, I jumped at the chance. I respected...

South Florida to host its first horror film fest: Popcorn Frights...

Just in time to warm up South Florida for Halloween, comes the Popcorn Frights Film Festival. It marks the region's first film festival dedicated...

Early Grandaddy vinyl reissues coming soon … sourced from the master...

I received an email yesterday from Jim Fairchild, guitarist for Grandaddy announcing the up-coming arrival of the long out of print first three albums...