Sep 29, 2016
In Rotation: Makeup & Vanity Set, C418, Secret Pyramid, Dungen & American Football (Review)
Ominous synth music, playful electronica, beautiful dark ambient, Swedish psych-rock instrumentals, and elegant emo.
Sep 23, 2016
Exploring the Strange, Otherworldly Sounds of Oklahoma’s Unknown Tone Records (Review)
There’s some very weird music to be found in Unknown Tone’s catalog, but that same music is frequently beautiful and intriguing as well.
Sep 20, 2016
Trailer Alert: Makoto Shinkai Returns With Your Name
The film follows a boy and girl who find themselves inhabiting each other’s bodies.
Sep 12, 2016
Erased Is a Satisfying Blend of Time Travel, Murder Mystery, and Coming of Age Melodrama (Review)
Tomohiko Itō’s latest anime is rooted in tragedy, loss, and a search for restoration and redemption… and time travel.
Sep 10, 2016
Police the Internet of the Future in Hypnospace Outlaw
Tholen has launched a Kickstarter campaign to help fund the game’s development.
Sep 10, 2016
Dream Catalogue Bids You Enter the Dreambox
This one-time limited release will feature ten albums that have received the most requests for a cassette release.
Sep 9, 2016
Posh Lost’s Wonderfully Gloomy Debut Is More Than Just Musical Nostalgia (Review)
Yes, this Minnesota quintet sounds a LOT like Joy Division but their self-assured music ultimately transcends such easy comparisons.
Sep 8, 2016
Congratulations BioWare: You’ve Got Me Excited for a New Mass Effect Game
I thought I was done after Mass Effect 3’s disappointing ending. I guess I was wrong.
Sep 3, 2016
My Favorite Macross Mecha
Forget about characters and plot. My favorite aspect of “Macross” has always been its amazing mecha designs.
Aug 29, 2016
Random Nerdery: Macross, Star Wars, Voltron, and Thunderbirds Are Go
Transforming mecha and the Beastie Boys’ “Sabotage” make everything better.
Aug 27, 2016
No Man’s Sky’s Universe Is Beautiful, Isolating, and Tragic
What are the philosophical implications of one of the most hyped video games in recent memory?