Bits

Published on December 2nd, 2019

Inventor Ray Kurzweil has predicted that by 2030 nanobots injected directly into our bodies will hardwire every human into the Web. It may sound like »

Published on December 1st, 2019

Sailor Poon take the worn-out patriarchal aspects of punk and rock ’n’ roll, strip them bare, smear their faces with decades-old lip gloss that was »

Published on November 30th, 2019

Filmmaker Juzo Itami’s 1985 cinematic love poem, “Tampopo,” is a celebration of ramen and Japan’s food culture. The film follows the trials and tribulations of »

Published on November 30th, 2019

Rhye is an indie pop and r&b collective started and fronted by Canadian musician Michael Milosh, originally in conjunction with Robin Hannibal. Hannibal was a »

Published on November 29th, 2019

The internet recently wondered why Paula Deen was still – after numerous racial gaffes – associated with Southern cuisine. A fair question, and a reminder »

Published on November 28th, 2019

The early aughts saw a huge shift in the music landscape. Factions such as pop, metal and hip hop were no longer existing just in »

Published on November 7th, 2019

Oakland, California’s Sugar Candy Mountain are a surfside fever dream of a time and place that never quite existed. But you will find that imaginary »

Published on November 1st, 2019

Sometimes, while you’re walking to the store to buy milk and smokes, fate intervenes and throws a mackerel at your head. Rude, yes, but Fate »

Published on November 1st, 2019

Since his days in college posting homemade recordings under fictional band names, Dylan Baldi of Cloud Nothings has combined the search for perfection in song »

Published on October 31st, 2019

If the Cramps, Devo and the B-52’s got it on in the Big Easy and bore a baby resembling Roky Erickson, that strange child would »

Published on October 31st, 2019

Leave it to the Japanese to distill the power of minimalism down to a single syllable: “Ma.” Similar but not identical to the old saw »

Published on October 29th, 2019

There is nothing greedy or criminal in how Thievery Corporation go about their business. The EDM duo of Rob Garza and Eric Hilton typically releases »