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Tag Archive: music

Best Goth/Industrial Bands of the Eighties

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Music of the 1980’s is often associated with; hair metal, shopping mall pop, and synthesizers; but let us not forget there was a massive dark undercurrent to the Decade of Excess. Rising largely… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘A Star Is Born’

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  Plot:  Jackson Maine (Bradley Cooper) is a famous country music singer secretly battling an alcohol addiction and slowly losing his hearing.  After one of his concerts he stumbles into a drag bar… Continue reading

Retro Review – ‘Rock ‘n’ Roll Nightmare’

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It is no secret I am always on the hunt for the craziest of B grade horror movies from a bygone era.  Which is why I was more than intrigued when one of… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Three Summers’

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Director: Ben Elton Cast: Robert Sheehan, Rebecca Breeds, Michael Caton, Magda Szubanski, Deborah Mailman, Jacqueline McKenzie, John Waters Plot: A cross section of West Australian culture and attitudes is showcased during three years… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘1776’

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A wise man once said that summer is America’s season, hell America was even born in the summer (in case you were wondering that wise man in Hank Hill). So what better way… Continue reading

‘Sun Records’ Episodes 2-4 Review

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For the review of the first episode of Sun Records click HERE The eight episode saga of the birth of rock n’ roll in Memphis continues to unfold and more players are introduced.… Continue reading

‘Sun Records’-Episode 1 Review

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In the 1950’s the city of Memphis, Tennessee (my proud hometown) became ground zero for a revolution which changed music forever. The city had been a massive crossroad of culture for the first… Continue reading

An Introduction to NERDCORE with Special Guest KID APOCALYPSE

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It’s funny how things can line up. One thing I hang out for every week is the podcast ‘Jay and Miles Xplain the X-Men’. Recently they featured a guest in the form of… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘The Beatles: Eight Days A Week’

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Director: Ron Howard Plot: Coming out of Liverpool in the 1960s The Beatles became the biggest musical act in history. Some 50 years on we follow the Fab Four on their touring years… Continue reading

Garrison Keillor: The Final Broadcast of a Legend

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After 42 years as one of most iconic voices on American radio, storyteller Garrison Keillor has hosted his final episode of A Prairie Home Companion. Coming along when National Public Radio was still… Continue reading