Survival of the Fittest at Coachella – May 1-2, 2004 – Empire Polo Field, Indio, CA

Pixies stage

Thursday morning I wake up in LA and realize the insanity of my predicament. Did I really just put ninety bucks on my credit card and commit to spending two days, outdoors, in the desert, with masses of sweaty bodies in a field of grass? My destination is Indio, CA. at the Empire Polo Field […]

Dieselboy – The Dungeonmaster’s Guide

Producers and DJs all over the world cannot deny that Dieselboy, aka Damian Higgins, is a DJ’s DJ with his flawless mixing style and storylike progressions. Now the boy returns for his eighth mix of masterful work The Dungeonmaster’s Guide on his very own US label, Human, with some of the finest drum and bass […]

Charlotte Martin – On Your Shore

In the ’90s, women in music were really finally making their mark in a very male domination industry. There are so many to name, from soloists Cheryl Crow, Fiona Apple, Alanis More-upset, Tori Amos, Juliana Hatfield, Liz Phair, and Sarah McLachlan to strong female fronted bands like Garbage, Elastica, Curve, Magnapop, Lush, POE, Portishead, Cocteau […]

Coffee & Cigarettes (Jim Jarmusch)

Coffee and Cigarettes

Coffee & Cigarettes (2003, Jim Jarmusch) Jim Jarmusch is the surrealist-absurdist black-and-white hipster king of indie moviemaking. His movies don’t always make a whole lot of sense, and require more attention than the average Hollywood movie fan has, but they are always eye candy and if you pay attention (and enjoy counter-pop-culture), you will be […]

Another New Band

Music News

Another New Band A few weeks back, tribute was paid to Jamie Willan, a.k.a. Dirt, the lead singer for metal group Failyerz, who was lost to us earlier this year. Friends and local musicians gathers to play, drink, and celebrate his music. ” Thanks to everyone who came to the DiRT tribute show, we greatly […]