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Outside Lands 2012 Spotlight: The Walkmen

Outside Lands 2012 Spotlight: The Walkmen

Where do we even begin with The Walkmen in 2012. I guess it all starts with the band’s sixth studio album, Heaven, produced by Phil Ek (Fleet Foxes, Shins, Band of Horses). Heaven has been called everything from “[continuing] to refine and mature its increasingly stately, deliberately paced sound,”;”gloriously pretty.”...

By PPM News
Tape Wyrm XXVIII: Heavy Metal (1969-1971)

Tape Wyrm XXVIII: Heavy Metal (1969-1971)

Shadow of the Sabbath Heavy Metal (1969-1971) A few months or even nearly a year ago, I dedicated an article to proto and traditional heavy metal. Usually, when I do an article it is out of a desire to understand and process a style and sound. My interest in early...

By Kaptain Carbon
Launch Festival Sacramento – 2012

Launch Festival Sacramento – 2012

Words By Delicious // Photos by Russell Volksen “This is good for Sacramento” was the thing to say Saturday in Cesar Chavez Park in Sacramento during Launch 2012.  I heard it as a greeting, as a segue and as a hypothesis to some greater question or issue in the world. ...

By Delicious
2012 Adult Swim Singles Program (1-6)

2012 Adult Swim Singles Program (1-6)

First of all, I do not really enjoy the programming on Adult Swim. For a time during college, I was into some of the shows but after I graduated the allure of non-sequential cartoons did not interest me. Even though Family Guy has passed my interest plane and Dethklok still...

By Kaptain Carbon
McHank #10 – King Tuff and Torche: Two of the best albums out so far this summer

McHank #10 – King Tuff and Torche: Two of the best albums out so far this summer

I know I’m supposed to review new records from time to time, and tell you that either A. I agree with something you already know, that the artist in question is the most brilliant artist since the last artist that was the most brilliant artist until your other friends got...

By McHank